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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published a new Vital Signs report encouraging clinicians to quickly recognize acut...

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

GE Healthcare is recalling the Giraffe and Panda i-Res Infant Warmers because the bedside panels and latch areas of the warmers can crack or brea...

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

As directed by Presidential Executive Order, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Hospice

Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is voluntarily recalling the Over-the-Counter (OTC) drug products and lots, within expiry, sold at CVS Health. The...

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

Hamilton Medical AG is recalling Hamilton-G5 Ventilators due to the potential for “Panel connection lost” error message resulting in ...

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

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has reissued a memorandum to remind hospitals of their obligation to comply with The Em...

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

The Joint Commission (TJC) has issued a Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) addressing height requirements in relation to ligature and suicide risk r...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Behavioral Health

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a drug information update to inform stakeholders that the agency generally does not intend...

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

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced that, because of significant litigation, the agency will delay implementatio...

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

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released a new Network of Patient Safety Databases (NPSD), the first publicly available online...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced today that it is voluntarily recalling the prescription drug products and lots, within expiry, distributed du...

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

The Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) 03.05.01 addressing the management of anticoagulant therapy has eight (8) new el...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC is voluntarily recalling two lots of Fluorouracil Injection, USP 5g/100mL (50mg/mL), 100mL fill in 100mL vials, to the us...

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

StayAlert! is reminding customers that July 1, 2019 is the effective date for the revised Joint Commission (TJC) National Patient Safety Goal (NP...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Hospitals,
  • Behavioral Health

The FDA is warning patients and health care professionals not to use products intended to be sterile produced by Pacifico National Inc., doing bu...

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