38 Special: How FDA Shot Down Drug Shortages In 2010
By working with sponsors, FDA averted 38 drug shortages in 2010, the agency reports.
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At Senate hearing, the agency says an executive order has helped spur notifications, while the GAO suggests Congress require manufacturers to tell FDA about anything that could affect the drug supply. Reimbursement changes will not solve the shortage problem, an HHS official argues.
FDA would like additional funding for a number of its programs, but it does not appear that the agency will be pushing to expand its drug shortage team.