Vending Machines for Prescription Drugs, and Other News

Hospital offers a 24-hour vending machine for prescription drugs.

Government waste discovered by ABC News (great video).

Mayor Rahm Emanuel to Chicago city workers: enroll in a new wellness plan or pay a $50 a month higher premium.

Hospital drug shortages have cost at least 15 deaths. See previous posts here, here, and here.

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  1. Virginia says:

    Vending machines are a really intelligent solution. The way machines like Red Box transformed the movie rental industry is fascinating. I don’t see why there aren’t more used in different capacities.

  2. Devon Herrick says:

    Drug shortages on some of the injectable oncology drugs are rather scary.

  3. Brian says:

    There is not telling what kind of drug shortages we are going to see in years down the road. I feel like there is the potential for a really ugly situation down the road.