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Drug shortages affecting healthcare organizations

Posted: March 28, 2012 - 12:01 am ET

Feb. 24-March 28

Based on a Modern Healthcare online poll, nearly three-fourths of respondents said their healthcare organizations have been significantly affected by shortages of certain drugs or medications.

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Poll question: To what extent has the shortage of certain drugs or medications affected delivery of care at your organization?

Greatly affected: 29%

Somewhat affected: 42%

Slightly affected: 13%

Not affected: 16%

Source: Modern Healthcare online poll conducted Feb. 24-March 28, based on 55 responses.

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