*Shortage of Medical Supplies*
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*Shortage of Medical Supplies*

In January the FDA expanded their medical device shortage list to include all blood specimen collection tubes. This shortage of blood collection tubes is starting to surface in Ontario with interruptions to vendor supply chains.

The OAML Working Group on Strategies to Conserve Collection Tubes and Devices has developed recommendations to help mitigate the impact of these shortages of collection tubes and other supplies while continuing to provide medically necessary services for patients.

The complete document is available through the link below.