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The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) have released version 3.2 of the ...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
09/15/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: Becton Dickinson (BD) CareFusion 303 Recalls Alaris System Infusion Pumps Due t...

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

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published an interim final rule with comment period on August 25, 2020 establishing Long-Term Car...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is hosting a call to review their recommendations for testing and treatment of 2020-2021 sea...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Office-Based Surgery,
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility,
  • Hospice
FDA Updates
09/10/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: Webinar on Gowns and Other Apparel for Use by Health Care Personnel FDA...

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

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued interim guidance intended to assist immunization providers in a variety of clinical an...

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

September is National Insider Threat Awareness Month (NITAM), which is a collaborative effort between the National Counterintelligence and Security Ce...

Sources:
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released updates to their Work Plan.  Audits of inte...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
  • Office of Inspector General
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has launched a new feature on HHS.gov, titled Health Apps.  ...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
09/03/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: Amiodarone HCl Injection USP and Tranexamic Acid Injection USP by Mylan: Recall...

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

The Joint Commission (TJC) is seeking input from the field on new and revised requirements for their Performance Improvement Chapter.  Comments w...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reminding clinicians seeing patients from the areas affected by Hurricane Laura to maintain a ...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics
FDA Updates
08/28/2020

FDA Updates: Stop Using Gowns, including Surgical Gowns from Laws of Motion PPE - Letter to Health Care Providers  ...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the 2020-2021 Influenza vaccination recommendations. Routine annual influenza v...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
08/27/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: Invokana, Invokamet, Invokamet XR (canagliflozin): MedWatch Safety Alert - Boxe...

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