Drug Shortages: Impact to Patients and Healthcare Operations

October 18, 2023 | 11:00AM - 12:00PM PT

The prevalence of drug shortages has reached an unprecedented level, placing immense strain on the national healthcare system. This crisis has resulted in patients being left without essential therapies, clinicians struggling to secure alternative treatments, policymakers seeking answers, and the healthcare system grappling with a multifaceted problem. How did we arrive at this point, and what is the personal impact of drug shortages on you?

Presentation topics include:

  • Understand background and gain insights to the current drug shortage landscape. 
  • Understand the impact of drug shortages to patients and patient care operations. 
  • Identify drug shortage mitigation and operational strategies. 
  • Discuss possible solutions to address the drug shortage crisis. 

Wednesday, October 18, 2023: 11:00 a.m.- noon (PT)

Adrian J. Gonzales, PharmD, APh, BCPS
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Atomic Healthcare Solutions LLC

Dr. Gonzales is the CEO & Founder of Atomic Healthcare Solutions LLC. He is a people-centric executive level clinical leader with a background in Pharmacy, dedicated to approaching healthcare in a collaborative and strategic mindset through people, process, and technology optimizations. Dr. Gonzales has been a national speaker and community leader promoting patient safety and innovations to transform the patient care experience over the last 17 years including in his most recent role as the Pharmacy Executive for a 25 hospital multi-state health-system. He has developed solutions across the care continuum including hospital, ambulatory, community, and home settings that bring patients and teams together to unlock meaningful results

HQI is an approved continuing education (CE) provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing and will provide CHPSO members an opportunity to earn CEs. Provider Number CEP16793 for 1.0 contact hour.

Please contact CHPSO at info@chpso.org if you have any questions.