shortage

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shortage

A paucity of personnel or product.

shortage

See Baby shortage, Blood shortage, Manpower shortage.
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employers, 48% acknowledge that talent shortages have a medium to high impact on their business, but few are putting talent strategies in place to address the problem.
The mobile application is "specifically designed to speed public access to valuable information about drug shortages," namely, current and resolved drug shortages and discontinuations of drug shortages, according to the FDA statement.
The app identifies current drug shortages, resolved shortages and discontinuations of drug products.
Talent shortages continue to persist and are impeding employers' ability to deliver value for their customers," said Jonas Prising, ManpowerGroup CEO.
The measurement of skill shortages and gaps to an extent is dependent on the definition of skill shortages used.
WHEREAS, The National League for Nursing identifies the shortage of nurse educators as a root cause of the shortage of nurses in the United States; and
2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ISPE today announced a lineup of activities that will bring pharmaceutical industry stakeholders together several times in the coming year to address the issues leading to shortages in the global drug supply.
Shortages have had particularly devastating effects on patients managed by hematologists because many of the drugs and biologic products most vulnerable to shortages are used to treat blood disorders.
Shortages happened in other countries - places where they weren't as affluent or technically advanced as the USA.
Steile injectable drug shortages are a national healthcare crisis that is increasing in the United States (Ault, 2011; Rosenthal, 2011; Shaw, 2011; Tobin, 2011).
There is a need for compelling action and urgent steps to tackle the shortages of professional skills in Namibia.
In fact, reported drug shortages are at the highest level in more than a decade, says Erin Fox, manager of the Drug Information Service at the University of Utah, which provides comprehensive information on shortages to the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.