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The Joint Commission’s New Sentinel Alert on Workplace Violence

MLMIC encourages all our insured facilities and providers to examine the safety of their organizations and practices and utilize available resources to assist in developing, evaluating or expanding plans for addressing the potential of workplace violence.

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Revised ACOG Recommendation Adds “Fourth Trimester” to Postpartum Care

Revised ACOG Committee Opinion on postpartum care for mothers includes recommendation of initial assessment within three weeks following delivery (instead of six) and adds a comprehensive evaluation within 12 weeks.

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CMS to Enforce Hand Hygiene Guidelines in Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Infection transmission in healthcare facilities is strongly associated with poor hand hygiene. Starting this year, CMS surveyors will issue citations when they observe any ambulatory surgery center employee failing to follow proper hand hygiene protocol.

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Narcotic Prescribers Must Complete Mandatory CMEs Prior to July 1, 2017

New York State requires all narcotic prescribers to attend three hours of continuing medical education (CME) that address specifically designated aspects of prescribing controlled substances. These CMEs must be completed prior to July 1, 2017.

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