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The coronavirus is set to push the US healthcare system to its limits — here are 8 things that hospitals risk running out of, from masks to ventilators

The coronavirus pandemic threatens to push the US healthcare system past its limits. As it does, experts and government leaders are keeping an eye on potential shortages that could make caring for the influx of patients harder. Already, the US has suffered from a shortage of testing supplies. Medical providers […]
The coronavirus is set to push the US healthcare system to its limits — here are 8 things that hospitals risk running out of, from masks to ventilators
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Hospital groups and the VA are trying to upend the generic drug business

Hospitals have been dealing with drug shortages and rising drug prices for years, in part because there have been fewer generic drugmakers making older medications. In response, a collaboration of five health systems, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, are forming a nonprofit generic drug company. “The new initiative will […]
Hospital groups and the VA are trying to upend the generic drug business