Drug shortage is a major issue in hospitals causing jeopardy to patients who want to access these drugs. This being a complex issue, Group Purchasing Organization (GPO), and healthcare supply chain are dedicated to mitigating this crisis. In collaboration with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), distributors, manufacturers, […]
The question of whether health care is a collective right or the responsibility of each individual is a complex one. A recent Tennessean article by Frank Garrison offers insight. Some feel access to basic, affordable health care is a responsibility both the government and the individual should share. This will help ensure the old and the poor can receive health care as needed. Others feel each person should make the necessary arrangements to ensure they and their loved ones have adequate health care coverage. Another point of view is that everyone should pay into a general insurance pool, with the healthy and well-off paying a little more to help cover the poor.
The immediate former commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Margaret Hamburg, M.D. has been appointed President Elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Margaret, who has long served as a public health administrator and physician, is currently a board member of the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy (PICI) and foreign secretary of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Speaking after her appointment, Margaret thanked the AAAS and said the opportunity was ripe to advance science by ensuring vital scientific discoveries are transited into efficient, real-world products and transformative interventions.
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What if there was a nail polish that could tell a woman someone had drugged her drink? That is now a reality thanks to the scientists who created it for Undercover Colors (Instagram account).
It is rare when a product comes along that could actually save a life. So, when you find a product like that, you want to snatch it up as quickly as you can. That’s how women are feeling about Undercover Colors. In a world where women are becoming more independent, they also need ways to protect themselves.
All women must be cautious and overly watchful when they are in a bar or club wherein drinks are served. Every year over one million estimated women are slipped what are known as “date rape” drugs. Most of the time these types of drugs are placed into an alcoholic beverage and are tasteless and odorless. […]