drug shortage

Months Later, Drug Shortages Still a Problem
Months Later, Drug Shortages Still a ProblemWill healthcare manufacturing in Puerto Rico be back on its feet by next hurricane season?
Small Doses: 6 Stories You Need to Know in January
Small Doses: 6 Stories You Need to Know in JanuaryEasy-to-swallow bits of information from around the world of pharmacy.
Why Health Systems Are Making Their Own Generics
Why Health Systems Are Making Their Own GenericsOver 450 hospitals have joined together over frustrations about drug prices and shortages.
Pharmacy Supply Lines Are Still Shaking After Storm Passes
Pharmacy Supply Lines Are Still Shaking After Storm PassesTwo hurricanes devastated the U.S. supply chain, affecting pharmacies all over—and leaving many to wonder what’s next.
Sodium Bicarbonate Injections RecalledThe recall is a major setback in the ongoing sodium bicarbonate shortage.
Could Compounding Pharmacists Solve the Sodium Bicarbonate Shortage?
Could Compounding Pharmacists Solve the Sodium Bicarbonate Shortage?As stocks of the vital drug become rarer, pharmacists could be the ones combatting the shortage.
Spike in drug shortages raises alarm
Spike in drug shortages raises alarmDrug shortages take a toll, especially on emergency department patients.
Three ways providers should address drug shortagesPreventing drug shortages requires a “swat team” mentality by all, including FDA, manufacturers, group purchasing organizations (GPOs), and health systems. Here’s what healthcare providers should do about the issue.
Top 9 current drug shortagesOn July 7, the FDA updated its list of drugs that are in short supply. Some of the drugs – such as Sodium Chloride 0.9 percent Injection Bags – have been in short supply for months, while others have become more problematic recently.
The 4 most problematic drug shortagesDrug shortages are significant public health threats. They can delay, or even deny, critical care for patients. Here are the four drugs in shortage that are among the most problematic.