HSCA Statement on FDA Drug Shortages Task Force Report
Washington, DC (October 29, 2019) – Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA) President and CEO Khatereh Calleja today released the following statement regarding the recent report by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Drug Shortages Task Force on drug shortages:
“Ongoing critical prescription drug shortages jeopardize patient access to essential medications. As FDA has noted, the causes of drug shortages are complex and multifactorial, requiring an all-hands-on-deck, multi-stakeholder solution. HSCA and its member group purchasing organizations (GPOs) are on the front lines of helping providers prevent and mitigate drug shortages, working collaboratively with hospitals, physicians, manufacturers, distributors, and government agencies to ensure that providers and patients have access to the life-saving drugs they need.
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