Drug Shortage

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EMS in Oregon, Arizona Turn to Expired Drugs Due to Shortages

"Drug shortages are not a new phenomenon," said Dave Gaugh, senior vice president for regulatory sciences at the Generic Pharmaceutical Association. "What's new is the crisis level they're at today."

Posted Thursday, July 12, 2012

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EMS Legal Experts Discuss Drug Shortage Liabilities

Desperate times call for desperate measures, but don’t put your EMS agency at risk.

Posted Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Wash. Paramedics Concerned about Drug Shortage Crisis

EMS providers say their second-choice drug is adequate but not as effective.

Posted Thursday, April 5, 2012

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Drug Shortage Crisis Worsens for EMS

Is your agency missing key medications for your patients?

Posted Monday, April 2, 2012

Lawmakers Claim Fake Pharmacies Price Gouge on Drugs

Members of Congress investigating shortages of crucial drugs are targeting fake pharmacies allegedly set up solely to buy and resell the drugs at huge markups.

Posted Wednesday, March 21, 2012

IAFC Urges EMS to Manage Local Supply in National Drug Shortage

Leaders of fire-based EMS asked to take action to educate and advocate.

Posted Tuesday, March 13, 2012

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National Drug Shortage Puts Patients at Risk

Both prephospital and hospital providers now struggle with drug shortages.

Posted Tuesday, November 1, 2011

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Hospital Deaths Linked to Drug Shortages, Dosing Errors

At hospitals across the country, "scoring drugs" has taken on a new meaning.

Posted Friday, September 23, 2011

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New Ambulance Design Hits the U.S. Streets

Gibson County, Ind., debuts side-loading ambulance.

Posted Friday, October 1, 2010


 

 

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