AHA backs bill to improve safety of compounded drugs

August 2013
AHA News;8/9/2013, Vol. 49 Issue 16, p2
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The article reports on the move by the American Hospital Association (AHA) on August 1, 2013 to support the "Pharmaceutical Quality, Security and Accountability Act" that aims to improve safety for patients receiving compounded drugs in the U.S.


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