American Hospital Association
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Executive SummaryKicks off a campaign Dec. 7 to help hospitals examine and further improve medication safety, citing a lack of standardization in drug delivery devices, improper default settings, and unsafe medical equipment, such as free-flow infusion pumps, as common sources of error within healthcare facilities. President Clinton simultaneously launches an initiative to help prevent medical errors by signing an executive memorandum directing the Federal Quality Interagency Coordination (QulC) Task Force to report back within 60 days, through Vice President Gore, with recommendations to improve health care quality through the prevention of medical errors
You may also be interested in...
Senate Finance Committee’s approach to penalize companies for raising WAC list prices is not a ‘price control,’ but a reasonable approach to change the incentives that distort pricing in the supply chain, US HHS Secretary Alex Azar says.
With the pre-GDUFA backlog largely acted upon, the FDA expects ANDA approvals to decrease, but supplement actions to increase in FY 2020 and FY 2021.
February and March inspections deferred unless any are deemed mission critical. China director remains behind as staff evacuate.