Category: Standards



The Great Wait: Will the FDA Increase Service Regulations or Not?

Since March 2015, the FDA has been collecting information and receiving factual and anecdotal comments concerning whether there is a public health and safety issue that warrants increased regulation and oversight of medical device companies and individuals. This issue culminated in October’s two-day workshop of presentations to the FDA, which biomedical expert Patrick Lynch details in the latest installment of The LynchPin.

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Joint Commission Receives Initial Deeming Authority for Home Infusion Therapy

The Joint Commission announces it has achieved initial deeming authority from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for home infusion therapy, effective Dec. 15, 2019 to Dec. 15, 2023. The Joint Commission is the first CMS-approved accrediting organization to successfully achieve deeming authority for home infusion therapy suppliers.