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The following is a summary of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities for today: FDA approves new antibiotic to treat co...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) released its August 2019 Workplan update. Below is a selection of update topics of interest to hospitals an...

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  • Office of Inspector General
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

Pfizer Inc. is voluntarily recalling RELPAX® (eletriptan hydrobromide) 40 mg tablets, lots AR5407 and CD4565, to the Patient level. Pfizer I...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (HHS OCR), has entered into a voluntary resolution agreement with Michi...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) review of additional data has found no increased risk of prostate cancer with the use of entacapone to ...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of workplace safety and health programs and offers informa...

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  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

Fresenius Kabi is recalling their Volumat MC Agilia Infusion Pump and Vigilant Agilia Drug Library due to a "Low Priority" "Keep Vein Open (KVO)...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

According to the U.S. Center Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), unsafe injection practices put patients and healthcare providers at risk of in...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is continuing its scientific investigation to determine if there’s a direct relationship betwee...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) there is wide variation in prescribing and dispensing Naloxone persists ac...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently released interim infection prevention and control recommendations for measle...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

Earlier this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) notified health care providers about a late mortality signal in patients treated f...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

Abbott is recalling the Ellipse Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs) because electrical failures have been identified and determined to...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently updated their memorandum on Immediate Jeopardy, reinserting language to Append...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Clinical Lab

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a Class I recall of QIAGEN filter tips for use with the QIAsymphony SP/AS instruments d...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations