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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory to alert healthcare providers to an increase in invasive meningococc...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Rural Emergency Hospitals,
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced revisions, effective July 1, 2024, to its Memory Care Certification for Assisted Living Communities (ALCs). T...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Assisted Living

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is proposing new requirements for cyber incid...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) continues to address the impact of the cybersecurity incident at UnitedHealth Group’s sub...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/28/2024

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Methocarbamol Injection USP, 1000 mg/10 mL ...

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

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through its Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/27/2024

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Medline Industries Recalls Certain Kits and...

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

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued new guidance for State Survey Agencies and long-term care (LTC) facilities on the...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services,
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care

Administrative Simplification standards, part of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), govern electronic and admini...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services,
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/20/2024

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Latest Update on FDA’s Evaluatio...

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

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has issued revised guidance, “Use of Online Tracking Technologies by HIPAA Covered Entities and...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a new Health Advisory to inform clinicians and public health officials of an increase i...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Rural Emergency Hospitals,
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released updated interpretive guidelines and updates to Appendix B of the State Operatio...

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

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued a “Dear Colleague” letter addressing the cybe...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Office of Inspector General
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

DNV Healthcare has added a new requirement to their Hospital and Critical Access Hospital NIAHO accreditation standards. The addition is intended to a...

Sources:
  • National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations (DNV)
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals