Health & Wellness

Multistate Meningitis Outbreak Investigation

Roper St. Francis Healthcare is examining the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) expanded list of precautionary medicines coming from the New England Compounding Center (NECC) in Massachusetts, and following guidelines to ensure patient safety. All of the pharmaceutical products that have been sold by NECC are now being recalled, including one that RSFH did purchase … Continue reading

Health & Wellness

Epidural Steroid Injections Safe at Roper St. Francis

Roper St. Francis Healthcare (RSFH) pharmacies did not purchase the contaminated steroid product linked to a recent meningitis outbreak, and investigators have determined injections are still safe for RSFH patients. While there has recently been a deadly outbreak of fungal meningitis after epidural steroid injections for back pain at clinics in the South, no RSFH … Continue reading