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The Joint Commission (TJC) has added a Note to their recently revised National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) NPSG.15.01.01, Element of Performance (...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Community Mental Health Centers,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Behavioral Health

American Health Packaging is voluntarily recalling one lot of Valsartan Tablets, USP, 160 mg to the consumer level due to the detection of trace ...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Letter to Health Care Providers alerting them to the increasing number of adverse events...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is seeking feedback on a proposed rule addressing Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments ...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reminding users of the Zoll LifeVest 4000 to contact the manufacturer immediately for a replacemen...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) has issued a FAQ that clarifies the use of video monitoring or “electronic sitters” for patients identifie...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated guidance for surveyors on Immediate Jeopardy (IJ), situations in which a re...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

RVO 2.0 is recalling the Raindrop Near Vision Inlay because data from the post-approval study showed an increased risk of corneal haze associated...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes (the National Partnership) has a mission to deliver health care that is person...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services,
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care

Apotex Corp., is voluntarily recalling four lots of Drospirenone and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets, USP to the patient /user level. The four recalled...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

Due to the current outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prev...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is requesting assistance from healthcare providers to ensure that all patients are up t...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is updating the public on the agency’s ongoing investigation surrounding the recent voluntary recalls...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is recalling 87 lots of Losartan Tablets USP 25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg to consumer level. This recall was prompted du...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

DNV GL has issued an advisory for for NIAHO® Accredited Organizations to clarify the survey of antimicrobial stewardship. NIAHO® Accred...

Sources:
  • National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations
Relevant To:
  • Hospitals