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The Joint Commission (TJC) is seeking comments from the field on proposed requirements aimed at reducing health care disparities. The requirement...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Behavioral Health - Outpatient,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Behavioral Health - Inpatient

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is offering new strategies to address the interruptions in the supply of prefilled 0.9% sodium chloride (s...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/23/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Pfizer Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Lots ...

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

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is partially reopening the comment period to allow for additional public comment on specific ...

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  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/18/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: FDA extends shelf life for refrigerated J&a...

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

In 2020, the National Hotline Designation Act (Public Law 116-172) was signed into law, incorporating 988 as the new Lifeline and Veterans Crisis Line...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

As StayAlert! reviewed yesterday, The Joint Commission (TJC) recently approved multiple new and revised requirements for their Nursing Care Center (NC...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care

The Joint Commission has recently approved twenty-nine new and fifty-five revised requirements for their Nursing Care Center (NCC) Accreditation progr...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care
FDA Updates
03/14/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: FDA Issues 518(a) Notification Order to Phi...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/14/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: LuSys Laboratories, Inc Recalls COVID-19 Te...

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

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced a highly focused, short-term inspection initiative directed at hospitals and sk...

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  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/09/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: TurboHawk Plus Directional Atherectomy Syst...

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

COVID-19 Community Levels are a new tool to help communities decide what prevention steps to take based on the latest data and their local context and...

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

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a memorandum clarifying CLIA guidance related to the temporary testing site multi...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/04/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities. FDA Advisory Panel Recommendations on Lifel...

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