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Since approval of RSV vaccines and the monoclonal antibody nirsevimab, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Admi...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The Joint Commission (TJC) is seeking comments from the field on proposed revisions to their “Infection Prevention and Control” (IC) chapt...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care
FDA Updates
01/18/2024

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration updates and activities: Certain ResMed Ltd Masks for BiPAP, CPAP Machines...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) is seeking comments on proposed revisions to the “Infection Prevention and Control” (IC) chapter requirements f...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Home Health
FDA Updates
01/16/2024

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration updates and activities: Risks with Exactech Equinoxe Shoulder System with...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study shows that infants younger than 6 months born to individuals that were vaccinated during ...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The Joint Commission (TJC) is conducting a field review for proposed revisions to the “Infection Prevention and Control” (IC) chapter requ...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Assisted Living
FDA Updates
01/12/2024

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC Recalls Ivenix Larg...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a Final Rule that restores the longstanding process for handling conscience complaints, stren...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

Utility failures are a major concern for health care and can cause substantial harm to patients, staff, and facilities. Threats include infrastructure...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as well as state and local officials are investigating a...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Rural Emergency Hospitals,
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Rural Health Clinics
FDA Updates
01/09/2024

The following is a listing if recent U.S. food and Drug Administration updates and activities: Vancomycin IV Bags, Phenylephrine IV Bags, and Fe...

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

On October 23, 2023, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued guidance for prioritization of nirsevimab given limited supply of the...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics

In February 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) informed health care providers and facilities about the potential for exposure to airbor...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • Rural Emergency Hospitals,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

On December 15, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR), announced a settlement with Optum Medical Care ...

Sources:
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations