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The Joint Commission (TJC) has issued Quick Safety #59, Addressing Safe Patient Use of Insulin Pumps and CGM Devices During Hospitalization. According...

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

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is aware of the likelihood that cyber threat actors are attempting to exploit CVE-2021-219...

Sources:
  • Office of Inspector General
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) recently issued an FAQ addressing the practice of auto-verification for medication orders in hospitals and critical access ...

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

The Joint Commission (TJC) has released a new resource to assist organizations focus on health inequality and implicit bias.  A series of case st...

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

The White House has issued a new memo, What We Urge You To Do To Protect Against The Threat of Ransomware, that underscores the recent increase in ran...

Sources:
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
06/03/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: FDA Publishes Draft Guidance on Oral Drug P...

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

A new study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and their colleagues has found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, ...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration,
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Clinical Lab
FDA Updates
06/02/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Sterilization Issues with Medical Devices P...

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

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), since April 2021, increased cases of myocarditis and pericarditis have been re...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
06/01/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Lepu Medical Technology Recalls SARS-CoV-2 ...

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

In January the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) released a Lesson Learned Bulletin – Special Issue addressing the risk of oxygen-...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
05/27/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Update: FDA Recommends Transition from Use ...

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

The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced that, effective January 1, 2022, several requirements in the Care, Treatment, and Services (CTS) chapter of t...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Behavioral Health - Inpatient

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has responded to a frequently asked question (FAQ) about COVI...

Sources:
  • Office of Inspector General
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
05/24/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Medical Action Industries, Inc. 306 Recalls...

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