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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is restricting the use of Keytruda and Tecentriq for patients with locally advanced or metastatic uro...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Pharmacy

The Joint Commission is proposing new and revised requirements under National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) 03.05.01, Reducing Harm from Anticoagula...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has extended the deadline for compliance with the requirements under the Federal Policy fo...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
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  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

The FDA continues to evaluate information from several sources and based on new information, the Endologix AFX with Strata device is at greater risk f...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The Joint Commission has published a new FAQ addressing the role of residents, enrolled in graduate medical education program,s in writing orders...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Behavioral Health

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced that they are aware of at least 43 patients with reported adverse events after receiving eye ...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Pharmacy

The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced that effective this month it is changing its survey process for assessing the culture of safety in hospi...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

The Joint Commission has issued a standards FAQ clarifying their position on documentation requirements for home care organizations. Acc...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Home Health

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released draft guidance “Humanitarian Device Exemption (HDE) Program” to answer commo...

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

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health departments are investigating hepatitis A outbreaks in multiple states amon...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Community Mental Health Centers,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Behavioral Health,
  • Rural Health Clinics

According to the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States 2017–18 influenza season (October 1, 2017–Ma...

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  • Food and Drug Administration,
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations