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Limited EpiPen Supply: Microcosm of the Drug Shortage Epidemic

Posted by Dr. Brita Hansen on Jun 28, 2019 11:45:00 AM

June 28, 2019 As summer weather and family vacations beckon more people outdoors, the ongoing shortage of EpiPens poses a serious risk for people allergic to insect bites. EpiPen, the leading brand of epinephrine auto-injectors, provides emergency treatment for life-threatening allergic reactions to stings, foods, drugs and other substances.

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Topics: Drug Shortages, "Pharmacy"

Insights into What's Trending in Hospital Pharmacy in 2019

Posted by Dr. Brita Hansen on May 2, 2019 12:30:00 PM

May 2, 2019  Health systems are juggling a myriad of pharmacy-related challenges in 2019. Compliance with new regulations, declining reimbursement rates, rising medication costs and drug shortages are some of the many challenges that are top of mind. Now the real question is, how do they overcome them?

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Topics: Drug Shortages, "Pharmacy"

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Brita Hansen, MD, is Chief Medical Officer at LogicStream Health. Dr. Hansen is also a practicing internal medicine hospitalist and has served as a healthcare system executive, most recently as Chief Health Information Officer at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. Dr. Brita’s Blog covers a range of topics, including:

  • Appropriate Utilization
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  • EHR Optimization
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