Hurricane Irma

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.
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.
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.
Five ways health plans can encourage telemedicine useA new HealthMine survey sheds light on how payers can better connect Medicare members to their health plan.