Drug buyer adopts day-trader mentality to battle shortages

Pharmacy purchasing supervisor Nancy Ryu spends a lot of time at work and home on the computer looking for drugs needed by the hospital where she works. She buys drugs the moment she sees they become available--she hopes before anyone else grabs them. "I feel like a day trader," Ryu said. "The minute it pops up I have to put an order in. It's taking up our lives." Story