News: Michael O’Neal

VUMC Addresses Impact of Critical Drug Shortages

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Periodic drug shortages at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, in line with a nationwide trend, have increased significantly in frequency and intensity over the past two years. “The shortages often involve generic drugs that are part of basic treatment regimens, including heparin, morphine, electrolytes and several oncology agents,” said Michael O’Neal, D.Ph., manager of pharmaceutical procurement. […]