Hoping to shed
more light on the causes behind
drug shortages that are having a
critical impact on the delivery of
quality health care, an MUSC
physician delivered testimony in
Washington, D.C., to prompt
and 2010, the number of
prescription drug shortages nearly
tripled in the United States,
according to the written testimony
of Michelle Hudspeth, M.D., the
division director of pediatric
hematology and oncology.
Hudspeth testifies at a hearing
Nov. 30 in Washington, D.C.
situation is nothing short of a
massive national emergency," she
said. To read more of her
testimony that was highlighted by
the American Society of Clinical
Oncology, visit http://tinyurl.com/7xta8rv.
To see a video
on the hearing and the "Drug
Shortage Crisis: Lives are in the
Balance," visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9MQhUBkG80.
Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) sent out his
weekly email to his constituents
Dec. 1. He focused on the hearing
and Hudspeth's testimony. To see
the House committee documents: http://tinyurl.com/7rkeqnr.
she believes in being proactive.
"Let's hope we can be part of
turning this terrible situation