drug shortages

Drug shortage help on horizon
Drug shortage help on horizonWhile hospitals continue to face IV saline shortages after two hurricanes significantly damaged infrastructure in Puerto Rico, the situation should improve early this year.
ASHP Celebrates 75th Anniversary at Midyear 2017This year, pharmacists can look forward to a variety of great topics and meetings in Orlando.
How hospitals can cope with IV drug shortagesBecause of the impact of Hurricanes Maria and Irma on Puerto Rico’s infrastructure and drug manufacturing, hospitals face an ongoing shortage of IV fluids manufactured there.
Managing Shortages of Small-Volume Parenteral SolutionsStrategies for Conserving Vital Medications in Short Supply in Aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Drug shortages likely after hurricanesFDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, said that the United States is likely to see shortages on certain drugs because after Hurricanes Irma and Maria knocked out power to the islands.
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.
Drug shortages continue to plague the EDShortages are speeding up the movement to get pharmacists into the ED.
Compounding: A core competence for pharmacistsDrug Topics' peripatetic pharmacist-correspondent reports from FIP 2015 in Dusseldorf.
Plan ahead: Best practices in an era of drug shortagesHow can your health system best manage shortages? Here are some key considerations.