Hospitals Prepare To Launch Their Own Drug Company To Fight High Prices and Shortages
Sometimes IV bags are hard for hospitals to come by. Other times it's injectable folic acid to treat anemias. Right now the tissue-numbing agent lidocaine is in short supply. Shortages of commonplace generic drugs have plagued hospitals in recent years.
Hospitals are fed up with drug companies, so they're starting their ownWashington Post
Hospitals band together to make drugs to combat shortages and high pricesCNBC
Statement by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, on formation of a new drug shortages task force and FDA's efforts …FDA.gov
West Health –FDA –Intermountain Healthcare –Intermountain Healthcare
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