The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine has issued guidance recommending mandatory annual flu vaccines for all health care personnel in post-acute and long-term care settings unless there is a medical contraindication. The guidance also calls for unvaccinated post-acute and long-term care personnel to wear personal protective masks when in direct contact with residents during flu season. To protect the lives and welfare of patients and hospital employees, the AHA supports mandatory patient safety policies that require either flu vaccination or wearing a mask in the presence of patients across health care settings during flu season.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has extended the deadline for submitting third-quarter data to the Post-Acute Care Quality Reporting Program.
The Food and Drug Administration Friday released draft guidance on how drug developers can apply for the agency’s Competitive Generic Therapies designation.
Hospitals and clinicians are seeing fewer flu patients this season than in other recent years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports.
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