Idea Exchanges: Going Deeper on Drug Shortages
Date & Time
Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Location Name
Idea Exchanges

This exchange is designed to equip hospital leaders with the practical solutions needed to address the complex issue of drug shortages. Participants will explore innovative strategies to manage shortages and ensure continuity of care for patients. Through case studies, group discussions, and expert-led dialogue, attendees will learn how to develop comprehensive drug shortage management plans, optimize inventory, and improve communication and collaboration among healthcare stakeholders. This program is ideal for anyone, including pharmacists, clinicians, administrators, and supply chain managers, who are seeking to improve their organization's resilience in the face of drug shortages.

Learning objectives:

1. Describe and demonstrate the importance of developing an organization-wide, executive-level drug shortage management strategy.

2. Examine and explain strategies for the use of generics in patient care.

3. Illustrate the usage of checklists and standards to ensure patient safety, including a Quality Evaluation Process.

4. Explain how providers, suppliers and GPOs can become collaborative partners in the fight for supply chain resiliency.