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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

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

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