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CHA Comments on FDA Clinical Decision Support Software Draft Guidance
For CIOs, health information technology staff

CHA has submitted comments on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) revised draft guidance on clinical decision support (CDS) software, as part of the agency’s ongoing efforts to implement Section 3060(a) of the 21st Century Cures Act.

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Hospitals Alerted to Potential Cyberattacks by Iran
For CEOs, CIOs

Following a U.S.-led airstrike last week that killed a leading Iranian general, the federal government believes cybersecurity to be among the highest risks of Iranian retaliation. The American Hospital Association (AHA) yesterday alerted hospitals and health systems to remain vigilant about their data, systems, and networks.

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Behavioral Health

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State Adopts Strategic Plan for Suicide Prevention
For CEOs, behavioral health directors

The California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission has released a statewide Strategic Plan for Suicide Prevention for 2020-25. The plan combines a public health approach with behavioral health interventions, framed by four key strategies: establish a suicide prevention infrastructure, minimize risk for suicidal behavior, enhance early identification of suicide risk and increase access to services based on risk, and improve suicide-related services and supports.

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Clinical

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CMS Provides Online Surveyor Training Resources
For licensing & certification staff, quality & patient safety staff

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Quality, Safety & Oversight Group reminds providers that online training is available to help surveyors and providers prepare for upcoming surveys. Online courses, web-based training, and video webcasts can be viewed on the Integrated Surveyor Training Website.

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CHA Education Events

For more information about CHA education programs, visit www.calhospital.org/education.

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