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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has launched a new option on CMS.gov to allow individuals to more easily file an Emergency Medi...

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

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is issuing a Health Advisory to raise awareness about cases of meningococcal disease linked to Um...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Rural Emergency Hospitals,
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Rural Health Clinics
FDA Updates
05/17/2024

The following is a listing if recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: FDA alerts patients, caregivers, and h...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is continuing to raise awareness about errors during administration of the Respiratory Syncy...

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

The Joint Commission (TJC) recently released its report of the top most-reported sentinel events in 2023. Wrong site sentinel events tied for the seco...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Office-Based Surgery

The Joint Commission (TJC) has released a review of sentinel event alert data for 2023. TJC’s sentinel event program is intended to support orga...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Assisted Living,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility,
  • Hospice
FDA Updates
05/14/2024

The following is a listing if recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Do Not Use Cue Health COVID-19 Tests Due to...

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

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
05/10/2024

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Safely Charge Hearing Aids, Glucose Monitor...

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

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued a final rule that prohibits discrimination on the basi...

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

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) via the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a proposed rule, the In...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • Hospitals

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending that all persons aged ≥65 years receive 1 additional dose of any updated ...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Rural Emergency Hospitals,
  • Assisted Living,
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The Federal Trade Commission has issued a final rule to promote competition by banning noncompetes nationwide, protecting the fundamental fr...

Sources:
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources ...

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

The Joint Commission (TJC) has developed a new Telehealth accreditation program (TEL) that will be effective July 1, 2024. According to TJC, the progr...

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