Sen. Blumenthal Requests GAO Investigation of Drug Shortages
In his letter, Sen. Blumenthal requests GAO to "examine the extent of hospital shortages of pharmaceutical products and the prevalence of these shortages in recent years," as well as "the impact of such shortages on patient care, possible explanations and potential legislative or administrative approaches to addressing this problem."
Read Sen. Blumenthal's letter to the GAO.
Read the ASA release on Sen. Blumenthal's letter.
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