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Drug Shortages: Threat to Public Health Persists, Despite Actions to Help Maintain Product Availability
GAO-14-339T: Published: Feb 10, 2014. Publicly Released: Feb 10, 2014.
The number of drug shortages remains high. Although reports of new drug shortages declined in 2012, the total number of shortages active during a given year—including both new shortages reported and ongoing shortages that began in a prior year—has increased since 2007. Many shortages are of generic sterile injectable drugs. Provider association representatives reported that drug shortages may...