We thank 45+ health systems, representing 1150+ hospitals across the US, for joining Civica Rx to help ensure quality medicines are accessible and affordable to everyone. These include:
Important steps taken to address generic drug shortages - a problem that has become a national crisis that impacts the U.S. medical community daily. The last week of October 2019 proved to be an active one on the subject of generic drug shortages and the urgent need to address them. Civica applauds the focus...
Civica Rx and Exela Pharma Sciences Join Forces to Provide Sodium Bicarbonate to Hospitals Across the U.S. The partnership will help stabilize supply of a vital medicine used daily for emergency care. Civica Rx and Exela Pharma Sciences, today announce a long-term agreement to manufacture and supply Civica's growing membership of U.S. health systems...
Overheard at a recent Congressional Hearing on the reliability of the global generic drug supply chain: “I think it is fascinating to watch what the private sector hospitals in the United States are doing…they formed a nonprofit called Civica Rx in response to persistent shortages of vital life-saving medicines…and they are doing direct contracting with trustworthy manufacturers…with...
Over the past two decades, shortages of generic, injectable drugs critical to the lifesaving work of hospitals in the United States have become commonplace. These drug shortages are so ubiquitous that hospitals and health care systems now maintain permanent drug shortage response teams that seek alternatives to unavailable drugs.
As a result, time that hospital pharmacists, technicians, nurses and others would prefer to spend caring for patients is spent ensuring that the patients who most need short-supply drugs get whatever supply is available.
Civica was created to reduce and prevent drug shortages and the price spikes that can accompany them. Its mission is to make quality generic medicines accessible and affordable to everyone.