Managing NDC and Product Changes
May 2012 - Vol. 9 No. 5 - Page #6

In hospital pharmacy practice, change is constant: practice models come and go, technology is introduced and replaced, personnel are added and subtracted, and processes are created and adjusted. New products are introduced and old products fade from use at an increasingly dizzying pace, and even when the products do not change, the NDC numbers identifying them often do. Managing these changes properly to avoid impacting patient care has been an ongoing struggle at our institution, and we are constantly working to refine our methods to ensure seamless workflow and patient safety.

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