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In response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Public Health emergency (PHE) and under its authority pursuant to section 1135 of the Social Secu...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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FDA Updates
12/02/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Teleflex Incorporated Announces Worldwide R...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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According to a new announcement from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), enforcement of the rule imposing a COVOD-19 vaccine re...

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently announced the resolution of five investigations in its H...

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On November 26, 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) classified a new COVID-19 variant, B.1.1.529, as a Variant of Concern and has named it Omicr...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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FDA Updates
11/24/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration updates and activities: Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nat...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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    The MCN Healthcare StayAlert! team wishes you a happy and restful Thanksgiving Holiday.     As a reminder our o...

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On November 17, 2021, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued Emergency Use Instructions (EUI) and updated its clinical consi...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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FDA Updates
11/19/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Certain SterRx Products by SterRx: Recall -...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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On November 12, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit granted a motion to stay the Occupational Safety and Health Administration&rsquo...

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  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
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The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a memorandum reviewing changes to COVID-19 survey activities and increased oversi...

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The U.S. Surgeon General has released a new resource, Community Toolkit for Addressing Health Misinformation - to help Americans navigate the ser...

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  • Miscellaneous
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FDA Updates
11/12/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: COVID-19 Home Test by Ellume: Class I Recal...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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The Joint Commission has issued Sentinel Event #64 – addressing health care disparities by improving quality and safety. According to TJC, addre...

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released an update to the Health Care Fraud Self-Disclosu...

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  • Office of Inspector General
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