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.
Nov 17, 2020
Intermountain Healthcare has agreed to sell its Intalere group purchasing organization (formerly Amerinet) to Vizient, a GPO that also provides data analytics and performance-improvement insights to health systems.
Aug 4, 2020
Leading healthcare groups convened a summit, “Safe, Effective, and Accessible High-Quality Medicines as a Matter of National Security,” on July 27-31 to examine the resilience of the U.S. pharmaceutical supply chain in light of the current state of global pharmaceutical manufacturing.
Mar 5, 2020
Reps. Scott Peters, D-Calif., Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., Brett Guthrie, R-KY, Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., Richard Hudson, R-N.C., Michael McCaul, R-Texas, Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., and Gus Bilirakis, D-Fla., introduced the Preventing Drug Shortages Act (H.R. 6080).
Mar 5, 2020
AHA, health organizations letter to Senate Chairman, Lamar Alexander and Ranking Member Patty Murray, expressing support of S.2723 - The Mitigating Emergency Drug Shortages (MEDS) Act.
Mar 5, 2020
AHA, health organizations letter to Representatives Peters, Engel, Eshoo, Schrader, Guthrie, Hudson, McCaul, and Bilirakis, supporting the Preventing Drug Shortages Act.
Feb 27, 2020
AHA, others urge Senate HELP Committee to advance MEDS Act (S.2723).
Dec 18, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration today released a proposed rule that would allow states and other non-federal government entities to establish programs to import certain FDA-approved prescription drug and biological products from Canada.
Nov 5, 2019
Drug shortages threaten the quality of patient care, narrow treatment options and often result in the use of potentially less effective alternative medications, hospital and health system leaders said at a briefing today on Capitol Hill.
Oct 29, 2019
The AHA, American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and Institute for Safe Medication Practices today voiced strong support for the Mitigating Emergency Drug Shortages Act.