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In response to the national public health emergency caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has ...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Behavioral Health
FDA Updates
04/01/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA activities: FDA Requests Removal of All Ranitidine Products (Zantac) from the Market Coronaviru...

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

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) has published an electronic toolkit regarding telehealth and telemedicine for Long Term Care ...

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

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued an advisory for the BD Pyxis MedSt...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)) has implemented several temporary actions to empower local hospitals and healthcare systems as they ...

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

In response to the national public health emergency caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has ...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/31/2020

The following is a summary of recent FDA activities: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Continues to Accelerate Development of Novel Therapies f...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory addressing the use of non-pharmaceutical chloroquine phosphate ...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/30/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA activities: Medtronic Recalls Pipeline Flex Embolization Devices Due to Risk of Device Fracture ...

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

In a letter to all U.S. Hospitals the Vice President of the United States has requested that all hospitals start reporting data related to the COVID-1...

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

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued instructions for the provider community to maintain diligence and safety while issuing ...

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

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued immediate in effect guidance to provide a policy to help expand the availability of general use...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/25/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA activities: Beware of Fraudulent Coronavirus Tests, Vaccines and Treatments ...

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

U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) most recent guidance for limiting the transmission of COVID-19 in nursing homes includes the fol...

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

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the preliminary results of a recent inspection of the Life Care Center nursing home in...

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