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Drug shortages in American emergency rooms have increased more than 400 percent

Emergency rooms are health care's front line - in the United States, nearly 45 out of 100 people visit an ER in any given year. But there's an issue brewing behind the scenes in emergency medical faci... read more

Local hospitals experiencing national drug shortage, but making do

A poll conducted by the American College of Emergency Physicians in May showed that 90 percent of emergency physicians in the U.S. experienced a shortage or absence of critical ER drugs, with 70 perce... read more

REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK: Hospital Drug Shortages Threaten Patient Health, Prove Costly

According to a survey by the American Hospital Association, 99.5 percent of hospitals have experienced a drug shortage in the past six months. And 82 percent have had to delay treatment, while more th... read more

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Drug Shortage in the U.S. May Pose Deadly Problem for Patients

Today there are more than ... of the shortage Whatever the reasons, the shortage is pushing the cost of existing drugs ever higher, said Premier’s Alkire. “Some manufactures have capitalized on this p... read more


Many drugs in short supply at hospitals, pharmacies

The drugs are among hundreds that have been in short supply at the ... In those six months, more than 240 drugs were in short supply or unavailable and more than 400 generic drugs were back-ordered fo... read more

Life-saving drug shortages leave hospitals scrambling

While some of those have ... of Utah's Drug Information Service. It tracks shortages for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. The vast majority involve injectable medications used mostly ... read more

Hospitals hit by opioid shortage

Earlier this month, the American Medical Association declared drug shortages ... the 2010 shortage. Such shortages steal time from patient care, increase hospitals’ costs and affect just about every d... read more

US hospitals grapple with prolonged injected opioid shortage

Earlier this month, the American Medical Association declared drug shortages ... the 2010 shortage. Such shortages steal time from patient care, increase hospitals’ costs and affect just about every d... read more

$3 A Patient - Truth Of Hospital Bills Crisis

If we are able to collect that revenue - and this is before you go after cash paying persons who are paying the gazetted fees – you can increase your revenue legitimately by 400 percent ... s less an ... read more

There's a shortage of opioids where they're needed most - in hospitals

“The shortage of hydromorphone ... because they are safest and have long shelf lives. Pharmacies can split larger vials in a clean room, but drugs may be wasted and the resulting syringes expire much ... read more

The other opioid crisis: Hospitals grapple with prolonged injected opioid shortage

Earlier this month, the American Medical Association declared drug shortages ... the 2010 shortage. Such shortages steal time from patient care, increase hospitals' costs and affect just about every d... read more



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