MD medical center mulls cancelling surgeries due to drug shortage
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.
- Governors Push to Expand Role of PAs, Telemedicine
- 3 More Pioneer ACOs Say They Will Quit
- Why Open Payments Irks Physicians
- Telemetry Overuse Cost Health System $4.8 Million in One Year
- Ebola in the U.S.: Reason to Fear, to Hope, to Prepare
- Top Provider Billing Mistakes Are Changing
- Overcoming a Payer Mix 'Nightmare'
- Employee Engagement: Make It Meaningful
- Difficult Patients: It's Not Them, It's You, Doctor
- IV Fluids Shortage Continues