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Report Shows Rising Drug Prices and Drug Shortages are Disrupting Hospitals

Continued rising drug prices, as well as shortages for many critical medications, are disrupting patient care and forcing hospitals to delay infrastructure and staffing investments and identify alternative therapies, according to a new report prepared by NORC at the University of Chicago for the American

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Recommendations from Drug Shortage Summit Issued

The American Hospital Association, American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and Institute for Safe Medication Practices recently released recommendations emerging from a recent drug shortages summit, including recommendations for regulatory, legislative and other actions to address the

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FDA: 39 new drug shortages, 41 ongoing shortages in 2017

The Food and Drug Administration identified 39 new drug and biological product shortages in 2017, up from 26 in 2016, and 41 ongoing shortages from prior years, according to the agency’s latest annual report on the issue. The FDA recently stated that shortages of intravenous saline and

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AMA declares drug shortages urgent public health crisis

The American Medical Association today adopted a policy declaring drug shortages an urgent public health crisis. As part of the policy, AMA will urge the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Homeland Security to examine drug shortages as a national security

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