Drug shortages are near a 10-year high, according to the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). Drug shortages can have an impact on patient care, including drug rationing, delays in care, and cancellation of treatment. Drug shortages also affect pharmacy costs in terms of labor...
Pfizer is asking customers to exhaust other supply sources before ordering 12 sterile injectable drugs from the company as it continues to assess its ability to produce the drugs following a tornado that severely damaged one of its manufacturing plants in North Carolina.
More than 80% of hospitals recently surveyed by the American Hospital Association are collecting data on social determinants of health (SDOH), many through their EHR platform and health information exchanges. Yet only half of those hospitals are collecting data regularly.
A new survey by the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) takes a deep dive into workplace violence in healthcare, finding that 40% of the 3,155 respondents believe their staff feel comfortable addressing a workplace violence crisis.