Food and Drug Administration Categorization Notification

Food and Drug Administration Categorization Notification for McKesson Consult Immunochemical Fecal Occult Blood Test Attention:  Clinical Laboratories, Acute Care Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals Please share this announcement with the following: Medical Director, Laboratory Services Administrative Director and Managers, Laboratory Services On May 4, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration published notice for “McKesson Consult Immunochemical Fecal Occult Blood…

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HFAP Acute Care Manual 2018 v2 Prepublication

New and Revised Standards CMS recently published new requirements for acute care hospitals for the following: Ligature risks (CMS S&C Memo 18-06) Reducing risks of Legionella (CMS S&C Memo 17-30) Texting (CMS QSO 18-10) HFAP has developed several standards to address these changes and we are providing this update as “pre-publication” information to encourage our…

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CMS QSO (FORMERLY S&C) MEMO #18-14-CLIA

“Clarification Regarding Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) Specimen Adequacy Assessment, Rapid On-site Evaluation (ROSE) and Workload Limits.” Attention: Clinical Laboratories, Acute Care Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals Please share this announcement with the following: Medical Director, Laboratory Services Administrative Director and Managers, Laboratory Services This CMS Quality, Safety and Oversight memo was issued on March 16, 2018.…

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