Planning for Drug Shortages in LTC

January 27, 2014

Article in McKnight's Long-Term Care News & Assisted Living website that discusses how regional, national and local drug shortages are constantly changing. One month there may be a severe shortage of one item, while the next month healthcare providers have access to a steady supply. This issue causes gaps in care, and in a facility with a high-risk population to begin with, shortages could put patients' health in jeopardy.

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