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Drug Shortages Have Reached a “Critical Level”

Article / Review by on November 1, 2011 – 8:30 pmNo Comments

Drug Shortages Have Reached a “Critical Level”

>>Voices on Reducing Prescription Drug Shortage: Bonnie Frawley


Bonnie Frawley, the Pharmacy Manager at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts discusses why the President’s Executive action on the Prescription Drug Shortage is vital to supporting the Health Industry in America.

Bonnie Frawley is a pharmacy manager for Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, and drug shortages have become a too frequent fact of her work life.

She says the situation has reached a “critical level” and that it affects patient care, “sometimes on a daily basis.”

Watch as she describes why we can’t wait to help our nation’s hospitals — and how the President Obama’s executive order will bring attention to the issue and mean fewer drug shortages.

Also, don’t miss Jay Cuetara discuss how a drug shortage affected his cancer treatment and what the President’s actions mean for patients.


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*  The above story is adapted from materials provided by  The White House

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