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Edwards Lifesciences is recalling EV1000A, EV1000NI, EV1000CS EV100 Clinical Platforms due to the potential for fluids to leak into the AC power ...

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

Beckman Coulter is recalling the DxH 800, DxH 600, and DxH 900 Hematology Analyzers due to sporadic erroneously elevated platelet count results w...

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

The Joint Commission has issued Quick Safety #49, which addresses disinfection of tonometers and other ophthalmology devices. According to TJC, t...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Office-Based Surgery

The US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0 RAI Manual. MDS 3.0 contains many updates, in...

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

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an update to the February 4, 2019 letter to health care providers to inform the health car...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced a new requirement for its office-based surgery accreditation program. The new requirement is for office-...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Office-Based Surgery

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning health care providers and people with diabetes of risks associated with use of devices for...

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

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing health care professionals of the class I recall of Ethicon circular staplers for insuffici...

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

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new resources to assist Emergency Medical Service (EMS) personnel identify s...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission recently issued a series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about their revised National Patient Safety Goal, NPSG.03.05.0...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care

The Joint Commission (TJC) recently released a series of FAQs that clarify NPSG.03.05.01 for Ambulatory, Hospital, Critical Access Hospital and N...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care

Novartis is voluntarily recalling of three lots of Promacta (eltrombopag) 12.5 mg for oral suspension to the consumer level. The oral suspension ...

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

The Joint Commission requires that accredited organizations confirm and verify the information for any individual seeking privileges. According t...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed a digital toolkit to support providers during the current multi-state measl...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety communication to alert health care providers and patients about issues that may c...

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