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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated their interim guidance for the discontinuation of transmission-based precau...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently issued updates to the agency’s symptom-based strategy to discontinue isol...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
05/11/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA activities and updates: Morphine Sulfate and Epinephrine Added to FDA Guidances on Compounding Certain ...

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

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued an interim final rule with comment period, titled “Medicare and Medicaid Pr...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services,
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care
FDA Updates
05/08/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA activities and updates: ICU Medical Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Lactated Ringer's Injec...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued additional guidance reminding covered health care pr...

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  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
05/06/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA activities and updates: May 6 Update: Updated Information on Testing for SARS-CoV-2 FDA Issues ...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its COVID-19 guidance for long term care facilities to include a new Webinar Ser...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the United Kingdom’s Nationa...

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  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security (NEW)
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) clarifying requirements and conside...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals
FDA Updates
05/04/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Issues Emergency Use Authorization for Poten...

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

The second round of blanket waivers issued last week by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) modifies certain inspection, testing and ...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility,
  • Hospice

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a new independent Commission that will conduct a comprehensive assessment of...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care
FDA Updates
04/30/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: FDA Tips on Good Nutrition and using the Updated Nutrition Facts Label During t...

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

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued another round of regulatory waivers and rule changes in response to the ongoing COVI...

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