GAO Releases Report on Drug Shortages

On February 10, 2014 the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), published GAO-14-194, its mandated report on drug shortages.  This report was contributed to by A.S.P.E.N. leaders and others, engaged with the issue of parenteral nutrition component shortages. On February 12th A.S.P.E.N. leaders participated in the GAO briefing on this report.  The full report, Drug Shortages: Public Health Threat Continues Despite Efforts to Help Ensure Product Availability, can be found at http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-194