Charisse McCumber Speaks with Business Record about Chronic Short Supply of Hospital Drugs
Behind the scenes at hospitals, pharmacy staffs routinely spend considerable parts of their workdays ensuring they can obtain adequate amounts of critical drugs, dozens of which are in chronically short supply across the country. Over-concentrated production by drugmakers, massive price spikes, and unforeseen disruptions like natural disasters are among the factors that frequently disrupt a fragile supply chain for commonly used injectable or intravenous drugs that hospitals use. So, how are hospitals addressing this chronic short supply of needed drugs? By creating a nonprofit generic drug company called Civica Rx.
Our very own Charisse McCumber takes part in this Des Moines Business Record article titled “A seat at the table.” Check it out!