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    U.S. Hospitals Panic-Buy Drugs Ahead of Coronavirus Influx

U.S. Hospitals Panic-Buy Drugs Ahead of Coronavirus Influx

The Financial Times | Premier's Soumi Saha says hospitals need treatment guidelines or protocols from the CDC, or they will rush to buy every time small studies are released.

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    Doctors Turn to Malaria Drugs as Potential Coronavirus Treatment

Doctors Turn to Malaria Drugs as Potential Coronavirus Treatment

The Wall Street Journal | Premier weighs in on the pharmaceutical supply of two drugs that could become a frontline treatment for COVID-19.

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    Hospitals and Doctors are Wiping Out Supplies of an Unproven Coronavirus Treatment

Hospitals and Doctors are Wiping Out Supplies of an Unproven Coronavirus Treatment

The Washington Post | Premier data shows a 300% increase in orders of chloroquine and a 70% boost in orders of hydroxychloroquine.

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    Chloroquine in Short Supply as Hospitals Buy in Bulk

Chloroquine in Short Supply as Hospitals Buy in Bulk

Modern Healthcare | Orders of chloroquine spiked 3,000% in March, according to data from Premier.

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    Hospitals Stockpile Drug Trump Says Could Treat Covid-19

Hospitals Stockpile Drug Trump Says Could Treat Covid-19

Bloomberg | Health authorities should provide clearer guidance about drugs’ usage for COVID-19, per Premier.

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    Premier Urges Swift Action to Address Vulnerabilities for Providers

Premier Urges Swift Action to Address Vulnerabilities for Providers

Premier applauded the coordinated action Congressional leaders are taking to mitigate the spread and impact of COVID-19.

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    Drug Shortage Concerns Are Top of Mind Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Drug Shortage Concerns Are Top of Mind Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Pharmacy Times | In terms of drug reserves, Premier is working with manufacturers to understand how much is available to wholesalers, in warehouses or in transit.

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    Mask Shortage Straps Pharmacists Who Need Them To Keep Medicines Pure

Mask Shortage Straps Pharmacists Who Need Them To Keep Medicines Pure

Kaiser Health News | Premier's Soumi Saha said many state laws require pharmacists to wear masks when mixing sterile compounds.

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    Premier Joins 55 Organizations in Supporting the Mitigating Emergency Drug Shortages (MEDS) Act

Premier Joins 55 Organizations in Supporting the Mitigating Emergency Drug Shortages (MEDS) Act

Premier and 55 organizations applaud senators for introducing to the the bill and for their bipartisan commitment to addressing drug shortages.

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    Premier Statement on the Introduction of the Preventing Drug Shortages Act

Premier Statement on the Introduction of the Preventing Drug Shortages Act

The bipartisan Preventing Drug Shortages Act will shed light on the true risk of shortages of essential drugs and medical supplies.

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    Coronavirus Outbreak Could Lead To Shortages Of Important, Life-Saving Medications

Coronavirus Outbreak Could Lead To Shortages Of Important, Life-Saving Medications

CBS New York | With 80% of non-active pharmaceutical ingredients made in China the whole supply chain could be put at risk said Premier's Michael Alkire.

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    Premier Joins 12 National Organizations in Supporting the Preventing Drug Shortages Act

Premier Joins 12 National Organizations in Supporting the Preventing Drug Shortages Act

The Act helps mitigate drug shortages and develop market-based incentives to help ensure a stable supply of medications.

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    Statement on the Indian Government’s Restrictions on Exports

Statement on the Indian Government’s Restrictions on Exports

It’s unclear how long exports may be restricted and whether current supplies on hand will be enough to meet U.S. needs.

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    Premier Statement for the Record on the Senate HELP Committee Hearing on How the U.S. is Responding to Coronavirus

Premier Statement for the Record on the Senate HELP Committee Hearing on How the U.S. is Responding to Coronavirus

Creating incentives for domestic manufacturing is urgently needed to ensure a steady supply of vital drugs and medical supplies.

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    What We’re Watching: March 3, 2020

What We’re Watching: March 3, 2020

Premier shared results from a member survey on their supply chain concerns stemming from the spread of the coronavirus.

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    Coronavirus Slows Drug Production in China, the World’s Pharmacy

Coronavirus Slows Drug Production in China, the World’s Pharmacy

The Wall Street Journal | Premier's Soumi Saha discusses the impact on drug production in China due to the coronavirus.

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    National Organizations Urge Senate Action to Prevent Shortages of Critical Drugs in Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak

National Organizations Urge Senate Action to Prevent Shortages of Critical Drugs in Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak

Premier supports the MEDS Act as a holistic and sustainable approach to eliminating drugs shortages and addressing vulnerabilities in the drug supply chain.

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    Premier Inc. Celebrates a Year of Success in Eliminating Drug Shortages

Premier Inc. Celebrates a Year of Success in Eliminating Drug Shortages

Premier releases annual report on its national drug shortage programs, which represent nearly 1,600 member hospitals.

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    Premier Inc. ProvideGx™ Program Partners with Pfizer Inc. to Provide Corvert® and Vincristine to Providers

Premier Inc. ProvideGx™ Program Partners with Pfizer Inc. to Provide Corvert® and Vincristine to Providers

Premier Inc., through its ProvideGx™ program, has partnered with Pfizer Inc. to supply Corvert® (ibutilide fumarate injection) and Vincristine Sulfate Injection, USP, to healthcare providers.

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    Statement on FDA’s Commitment to Prioritizing Drug Approvals and Use of Data

Statement on FDA’s Commitment to Prioritizing Drug Approvals and Use of Data

Premier applauds the FDA’s new approach to prioritizing the review of generic drug applications.

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