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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed and tested new materials to support healthcare professionals (HCPs) in diagnosing a...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has amended the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to allow for us...

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

The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced revisions to Element of Performance 1 standard RI.01.02.01, effective immediately, for hospitals and critical...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a new Health Advisory advising clinicians to be on alert for cases of measles tha...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Rural Health Clinics
FDA Updates
09/21/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Pipeline Flex Embolization Devices by Medtr...

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

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) announced the recent Department of Justice settlement with Dr...

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

The Joint Commission (TJC) has issued Quick Safety 61 reviewing strategies for preventing non-ventilator hospital-acquired pneumonia. According to TJC...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Assisted Living,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care
FDA Updates
09/15/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: FDA Issues Revised Policy on Face Masks and...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a new Health Advisory to raise awareness about the increased availability of cann...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Urgent Care,
  • Behavioral Health - Outpatient,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Community Mental Health Centers,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Behavioral Health - Inpatient,
  • Rural Health Clinics

Timothy M. O’Shea, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, joined Richard G. Frohling, Acting United States Attorne...

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

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), announced today th...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
09/10/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Do Not Use Ultrasound Gels and Lotions Manu...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
09/09/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: One Lot of Firvanq (Vancomycin Hydrochlorid...

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

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General has issued a new report with the results from the agency’s au...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. has declared an emergency and Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra has declared a public health eme...

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