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The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has issued guidance in the form of a series of FAQs for health care providers on civil rights...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
02/03/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Stop Using Empowered Diagnostics COVID-19 T...

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

According to a new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not authorized or approved us...

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

According to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency (PHE) presents ...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
01/29/2022

The following are recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA updates and activities: Stop Using Empowered Diagnostics COVID-19 Tests - FDA Sa...

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

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released several new resources to assist health care organizations as they work to compl...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
01/26/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Medtronic Inc. Recalls HawkOne Directional ...

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

As StayAlert! has previously reported, on January 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court stayed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Vac...

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  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

DNV Healthcare has issued a new Advisory Notice to inform organizations using DNV accreditation that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Servic...

Sources:
  • National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations (DNV)
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Behavioral Health - Inpatient

Employers are reminded that March 2, 2022 is the deadline to electronically report OSHA Form 300A data for calendar year 2021.  OSHA’s Form...

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  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) covers both individuals as well as organizations. Those who must comply with H...

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  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
01/20/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: One Batch of Semglee (insulin glargine inje...

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

According to a new Quick Safety Report published by The Joint Commission (TJC), during the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare providers have reported seein...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Assisted Living,
  • Urgent Care,
  • Behavioral Health - Outpatient,
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Community Mental Health Centers,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Office-Based Surgery,
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility,
  • Behavioral Health - Inpatient,
  • Hospice,
  • Rural Health Clinics

As StayAlert! reported last week, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Health Care Staff Vaccinatio...

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

As StayAlert! reviewed yesterday, the United States Supreme Court has recognized CMS’ authority to set a consistent COVID-19 vaccination standar...

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