Drug Shortages Roundtable Minimizing the Impact on Patient Care
American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists. (2018). Drug Shortages Roundtable: Minimizing the Impact on Patient Care. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 75(11): 816–820.
This article details discussions held at a November 2017 roundtable on drug shortages organized by the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists. Topics included: the role of the Food and Drug Administration in addressing shortages; drug shortage trends and causes; compounding outsourcing facilities regulated under Section 503B of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetics Act; and recommendations for preventing and mitigating shortages.