News & Perspective

May 06, 2022

May 06, 2022
Stephen Schondelmeyer, PharmD, PhD

RDSP's Schondelmeyer named to End Drug Shortages Alliance board

The alliance aims to boost transparency, communication, quality, redundancy, and production.

Apr 18, 2022

Apr 18, 2022
Child in hospital bed

RDSP maps medicine supply to US to predict, prevent shortages (part 2 of 2)

"When prescription drugs are not affordable or accessible for any reason, consumers can experience lost work days, disease...

Mar 24, 2022

Mar 24, 2022
Particles suspended in the air

White House diverges from CDC, focuses on aerosol COVID spread

"Just as chemicals can build up in the air, viruses can as well."

Mar 02, 2022

Mar 02, 2022
Close-up of COVID-19 rapid test

Test to treat, variant vaccines part of new federal COVID-19 plan

Test to treat will allow patients who test positive to be treated with free antiviral pills on the spot.

Jan 26, 2022

Jan 26, 2022
Pill bottles on assembly line

Report details where top 100 brand-name Rx drugs are made

COVID has compounded how the lack of country-of-origin data can affect drug safety, affordability, availability, and national security.

Jul 27, 2021

Jul 27, 2021
Candida auris

CDC reports two outbreaks of pan-resistant Candida auris

Unlike previous outbreaks, the fungus appeared to have pan-resistance prior to patient treatment.

Jul 27, 2021
Compounding pharmacist

Drug compounding helped address drug gaps during COVID

Experts say drug compounding is a stopgap measure, not a solution.

May 20, 2021

May 20, 2021
Woman cutting mask in two

Experts say CDC missed mark on COVID mask guidance

"The CDC got the science right, but the policy and communication was really wrong."

May 07, 2021

May 07, 2021
Crowded outdoor dining

States plan to lift remaining COVID-19 restrictions

While states are becoming optimistic, experts continue to advocate for aerosol-related mitigations.

Apr 22, 2021

Apr 22, 2021
Man wearing 2 facemasks

Double masking amid COVID-19 not backed by research, experts say

A study assessing use of a medical mask under a cloth mask for COVID-19 has some scientists concerned.

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