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The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS) has extended the designation of the national nursing shortage as an extraordinary circu...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Hospice

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited is voluntarily recalling 2 lots of Losartan potassium tablets, USP 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 safety communication for Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics. An FDA review has revealed that flu...

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

DNV GL Healthcare recently updated their NIAHO Hospital Accreditation Requirements, effective January 21, 2019. DNV GL Healthcare has created a n...

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

Medtronic is notifying customers worldwide of a voluntary field corrective action for its Puritan Bennett™ 980 (PB980) ventilator series. M...

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

DNV GL Healthcare has released updated NIAHO® (National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations) Hospital Accreditation Requir...

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

The U.S Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is seeking comment on accreditation organizations and conflicts of interest. CMS has issued a ...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission,
  • National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations,
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

Asclemed USA Inc is voluntarily recalling 20 lots of Dyural-40 and 61 lots of Dyural-80, to the user level. The products include recalled Sodium ...

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

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to assist OCR in ...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has unveiled a plain language checklist to help first respo...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) recently issued Quick Safety Issue 46, addressing the importance of health care workers getting the flu shot. The U.S....

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

GE Healthcare is recalling the CareScape R860 Inspiratory Safety Guard due to the risk of the device disconnecting from the patient’s breat...

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

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced actions intended to strengthen nursing home oversight and improve trans...

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

The Joint Commission (TJC) has published Sentinel Event Alert #60 which reviews the imperative for and actions steps to take to develop a reporti...

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

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting health care professionals and patients not to use drug products intended to be sterile that we...

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