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The U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspec...

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

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued “COVID-19 Long-Term Care Facility Guidance,” which alerted facil...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care
FDA Updates
04/14/2020

The following is a summary of recent FDA updates and activities: April 14 Update: New Information on Diagnostic Testing for SARS-CoV-2 C...

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

Monitoring the emergence of COVID–19 in the United States and guiding public health response requires accurate and timely death reporting. The U...

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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) Interim Guidance for implementing home care of individuals not requiring hospitalization for...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has several resources to assist health care facilities as they work to respond to the COVID-19 pandemi...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services,
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
04/13/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA activities and updates: Webinar - Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Waiver Applications...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has designed the PPE Burn Rate Calculator to help healthcare and nonhealthcar...

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

The American Hospital Association has released a fact sheet with information about the Battelle Critical Care Decontamination System (CCDS)TM and how ...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
04/10/2020

The following is a summary of recent FDA activities: Guidance for Industry: Policy for the Temporary Use of Portable Cryogenic Containers Not in...

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

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for the Assistant Secretary of Health (OASH) has published guidance authorizing pharmaci...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Pharmacy
FDA Updates
04/09/2020

The following is a summary of recent FDA activities: New Emergency Use Authorizations Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Warns Seller Ma...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued Interim Guidance for Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Wo...

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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) recently updated recommendations to postpone non-essential surgeries and other procedures to...

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

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a letter to clinicians that outlines actions CMS has taken to ensure clinicians ha...

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