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Managing Drug Supplies Effectively During COVID-19 Pandemic

Complications surrounding drug shortages stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic continue to emerge. Last month, the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) allowing the emergency use of Fresenius Propoven 2 percent (propofol 20 mg/ml) Emulsion 100 ml, an unapproved drug.

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Consequences of Delaying Elective Surgeries

As the COVID-19 lockdown eases across the US, 39 states have now issued orders or guidance allowing for the resumption of elective procedures; Hawaii remains the last state to have an ongoing executive order halting elective procedures, which expires at the end of June.

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AAAHC Ramps Up Survey Operations

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) of Skokie, Illinois, is resuming onsite surveys after temporarily pausing activities during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a June 22 release.

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