Nearly all hospital pharmacists say drug shortages are negatively impacting care; a third say impacts are ‘critical.’
McPhillips D. CNN. August 10, 2023.
Drug shortages present clinicians and patients with numerous challenges. This news story discusses the extensive presence of medication shortages through the experience of health system pharmacists. It quantifies the impacts of drug shortages on effective care as they contribute to the delay, cancelation, or rationing of needed treatments.