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MD medical center mulls cancelling surgeries due to drug shortage

WBAL, December 5, 2012

A top official of Anne Arundel Medical Center told state lawmakers in Annapolis that medical center considered cancelling all surgeries last weekend, because of a medication shortage. Dr. Barry Meisenberg, who chairs quality improvement for the medical center, talked about the decision during a state legislative hearing in Annapolis today. He said the hospital had a shortage of drugs that are used to revive patients after surgery.