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AHFS and ASHP's Drug Shortages Database

ASHP’s Drug Shortages database is the most widely recognized leading source of evidence-based drug shortage information for clinicians, consumers, and health policy leaders and is now available for license.

Deployed on a state-of-the-art cloud-based platform, the new Drug Shortages API will rapidly deliver actionable clinical information as a critical component of medication management and safe and effective patient care and is easily integrated into existing:

  • Medication management systems
  • Supply chain optimization solutions
  • EHR—electronic health records
  • Referential drug information resources

ASHP’s Drug Shortages API includes:

  • Over 300 shortage bulletin on drugs, biologics, devices, and specific dose forms.
  • Only source of drug shortage information that includes recommendations for alternative therapies
  • Active monitoring and regular communication with manufacturers for ongoing shortages
  • Updated daily
  • Cloud-hosted API
  • Available in lightweight JSON format for rapid implementation

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If you are interested in learning more about how you can integrate ASHP’s drug shortages into your existing system, or would like more information on other AHFS clinical drug information databases, please complete the form below and an ASHP representative will be in contact.