Coastal Meds LLC, which compounds drugs as an outsourcing facility, has voluntarily recalled all of its products marketed as sterile due to visible particles in some of the drug vials for injection, the Food and Drug Administration announced Friday. Health care providers should immediately quarantine and not administer any Coastal Meds sterile drug products intended for injection, FDA said. The agency encourages health care professionals and patients to report any adverse reactions or quality problems to the MedWatch program.
Last week, I shared a few areas where we can advance health in America this year, even in a divided Congress.
AHA Releases New Report that Shows Continued Rising Drug Prices and Drug Shortages are Disrupting Patient Care, Hospital Budgets
Continued rising drug prices, as well as shortages for many critical medications, are disrupting patient care and forcing hospitals to delay infrastructure and…
We’re 11 days into 2019 … we’ve returned to a divided government …and the partial government shutdown continues.
Insights and Analysis
Also in this weekly roundup of health news: AHA president and CEO Rick Pollack speaks to HealthLeaders about the association’s year ahead; digital health…
As Congress prioritizes action to lower drug prices, the Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing yesterday announced a website to help lawmakers and their staff…
AHA commends the Centers for Medicare…