The AHA, American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and Institute for Safe Medication Practices today released recommendations emerging from a recent drug shortages summit.
May 26, 2022
The webpage offers resources to help during the formula shortage.
May 19, 2022
The action gives the HHS Secretary authority to allocate all ingredients necessary to manufacture infant formula in response to the U.S. shortage.
May 18, 2022
The mental health bill includes AHA-supported legislation that would reauthorize and expand a program that addresses maternal depression.
May 16, 2022
In a letter today, AHA asked GE Healthcare to provide additional information to help member hospitals manage the current shortage of GE intraveneous contrast mediaproducts for computed tomography imaging.
May 12, 2022
The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee yesterday voted unanimously to advance the bills to the full committee.
May 10, 2022
A GE Healthcare facility that makes the contrast media in Shanghai, China, had to shut down temporarily due to a COVID-19 lockdown.
Mar 21, 2022
The Food and Drug Administration today recommended strategies for health care providers to conserve prefilled 0.9% sodium chloride intravenous lock/flush syringes.
Mar 15, 2022
Pending federal approval, Civica Rx, the nonprofit consortium of U.S. hospitals, plans to manufacture and distribute several generic insulins, continuing its mission to alleviate chronic shortages of inpatient drugs and reduce drug prices.
Mar 3, 2022
A new congressionally mandated report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recommends actions to help prevent medical product shortages and ensure access to essential drugs and devices.