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Despite federal legislation, shortages of drugs used in acute care settings remain persistent and prolonged.
Chen SI, Fox ER, Hall MK, et al. Health Aff (Millwood). 2016;35:798-804.
Drug shortages have been a persistent problem for several years and have been shown to affect patient safety. The Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act of 2012 was intended to address these shortages. This analysis found that while shortages have decreased since the act was passed, problems with drug supply for acute care facilities remain.
Journal Article > Review
The impact of drug shortages on patients with cardiovascular disease: causes, consequences, and a call to action.
Reed BN, Fox ER, Konig M, et al. Am Heart J. 2016;175:130-141.
Patients hospitalized with cardiovascular conditions are particularly vulnerable to medication errors. This review explains how drug shortages associated with cardiovascular medications pose risks to patients and provides recommendations for clinicians, policymakers, and manufacturers to address this problem.