San Diego Hospital Joins Nationwide Consortium Created To Lower Drug Costs
Fed up with shortages and high costs, a group of health organizations decided to launch its own company to manufacture its own drugs.
The San Diego Union-Tribune:
San Diego's West Health Helps Found Ambitious Not-For-Profit Drug Manufacturing Company
San Diego’s Gary and Mary West Foundation is one of three philanthropic organizations supporting Civica Rx, a new not-for-profit pharmaceutical company designed to radically disrupt the nation’s generic drug market. The consortium of health systems and foundations behind the new venture will announce the new company Thursday with the short-term goal of producing 14 different medications commonly used in hospitals starting in 2019. (Sisson, 9/6)