Announcement Issued by Mavidon: Hospital and clinics are to STOP using LemonPrep®, PediaPrep®, Wave Prep, & Cardio Prep that were manufactured by Mavidon in their Riviera Beach, FL Facility IMMEDIATELY due to potential contamination with Burkholderia cepacia. Mavidon is voluntarily recalling all lots of products manufactured at their facility including LemonPrep®, PediaPrep® and Wave Prep 4-ounce tubes and single use [...]
New York State Workers' Compensation Board sent this bulletin at 11/13/2019 05:00 PM EST For National Family Caregivers Month, New York Invites Workers to Learn How Paid Family Leave Can Help When They Need to Care For a Loved One
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting health care professionals and patients to more voluntary recalls of ranitidine, a common medication found in a wide variety of heartburn medications - prescribed and over-the-counter. See the list below of all voluntary recalls to date:
Nationwide Recall of Milk of Magnesia Oral Suspension 2400 mg/30 mL due to Microbial Contamination
If you do use e-cigarette products and you experience symptoms like those reported in this outbreak, seek medical care promptly. CDC and the FDA will continue to alert the public throughout this investigation.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. POSTED 2:19 PM, AUGUST 20, 2019, BY ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPDATED AT 06:43PM, AUGUST 20, 2019 Dr. Robert Morris Levy, a pathologist fired from an Arkansas veterans hospital was charged Tuesday August 20th with involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of three patients who authorities say he misdiagnosed and whose records he later altered to conceal [...]
NY’s Child Victims Act Allows all Victims regardless of age to Seek Civil Action until August 14, 2020
NY's Child Victims Act - opens up a one-year “Look Back”, one-time-only period (August 14, 2019 through August 14, 2020) to allow all victims to seek civil action against their alleged abusers and the institutions that allegedly protected the abusers, regardless of how long ago the abuse occurred.
2019: Vulnerabilities in Hospice Care | Office of Inspector General | U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
From 2012 through 2016, federal health inspectors cited 87% of U.S. hospices for deficiencies. And 20% had lapses serious enough to endanger patients, according to two new reports from the HHS Inspector General's Office. Source: 2019: Vulnerabilities in Hospice Care | Office of Inspector General | U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Find a [...]
ZF-TRW AIRBAG CONTROL UNITS BEING EVALUATED The National Highway Traffic and Safety Association (NHTSA) have started an engineering evaluation that involves the airbag control units made by ZF-TRW that were installed in vehicles made by Toyota, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, Mitsubishi and Fiat Chrysler, for vehicles manufactured from 2010 through 2019. The air bag control units installed [...]
Fungus causing outbreaks in healthcare settings. For this reason, it is important to quickly identify C. auris in a hospitalized patient so that healthcare facilities can take special precautions to stop its spread.