Presented September 5th, 2018 at APSF Stoelting Conference 2018
- In a recent survey, Anesthesia care, Pain Management and Emergency care were listed as the top three treatment categories experiencing the largest number of drug shortages
- Majority of respondents felt that drug shortages had compromised patient care
- Lack of awareness of the resource intensive actions that must be taken to manage the drug shortage dilemma
ABOUT THE SPEAKER(S)
Tricia Meyer is the Regional Director of Pharmacy for Baylor Scott & White-Temple Medical Center. Areas of responsibility include Pharmacy Services for the 632 bed inpatient facility, 2 retail pharmacies, Home Infusion Pharmacy, Specialty Pharmacy, Medication Access Service, 340 B program and medication oversight for 150+ clinics. She is a member of the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation and serves on the Education & Training Committee and the Editorial Board for the APSF Newsletter. She served as Chairman for the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists Council on Pharmacy Management was a co-author for the ASHP Guidelines on Perioperative Pharmacy Services and Guidelines on Preventing Diversion of Controlled Substances.