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FDA Updates
08/05/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: CME America Expands Recall of BodyGuard Infusion System Administration Sets Due...

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

The Joint Commission is seeking comment on proposed revisions to requirements for Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals related to resuscitation. Th...

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

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in conjunction with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), have announced that ...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services,
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has renewed is determination that a Public Health Emergency (PHE) exists. According to the HHS ...

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

Below is a selection of additions and updates to the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Work Plan for the month of July.  End Stage Rena...

Sources:
  • Office of Inspector General
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
07/29/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: FDA Updates on Hand Sanitizers with Methanol Guidance Document: Expirat...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently updated its interim return to work criteria for healthcare personnel (HCP) with SARS-...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently updated its guidance on the discontinuation of isolation for persons with COVID-19 in...

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

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a Home Health Quality Reporting Program COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Tip Sheet i...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Home Health

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced the resolution of a complaint against St...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
07/24/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: FDA COVID-19 Response At-A-Glance Summary - Updated Real Clean Distribu...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
07/23/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: Opioid Pain Relievers or Medicines to Treat Opioid Use Disorder: MedWatch Safet...

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

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced several new initiatives designed to protect nursing home residents from coronavir...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued new guidance to ensure that recipients of feder...

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

DNV GL Health Care has released revision 20-2 for the National integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations (NIAHO) hospital accreditation re...

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