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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced regulatory changes for nursing homes, laboratories, and hospitals.  Accordin...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The Joint Commission (TJC) recently announced that they are updating their survey protocols for nursing homes. In addition, TJC has implemented a virt...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued amended guidance on how the Health Insurance Por...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
08/24/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: COVID-19 Update: New FDA Webpage on Pooled Sample Testing and Screening Testing...

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

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), accumulating evidence supports ending isolation and precautions for persons wi...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
08/20/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: SkinGuard24 – All Day Hand Sanitizer by SG24: Recall – Due to Prese...

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

Due to the continued COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is providing additional guidance for...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Dialysis Facilities
FDA Updates
08/18/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: SkinGuard24 – All Day Hand Sanitizer by SG24: Recall – Due to Prese...

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

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that the agency will resume routine inspections of all Medicare and Medicaid certif...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently made additional updates to its interim return to work criteria for healthcare personn...

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

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is currently tracking an unknown malicious cyber actor who is spoofing the Small Business ...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
08/14/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: The Critical Role of Health Care Professionals During the COVID-19 Pandemic ...

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

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights is sharing a Federal Bureau of Investigation update about cyber criminals tar...

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

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) MLN Matters article, COVID-19 Blanket Swing Bed Waiver for Addressing Barriers to Nursing Home Pl...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently updated the health department-reported cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndro...

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