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Outsourced Compounding

April 2014 : State of Pharmacy Compounding - Vol.11 No. 4 - Page #38

The outsourced marketplace has yet to rebound from the sterility and stability concerns driven by the numerous recalls that have occurred over the past two years. The percentage of facilities using outsourcers dipped to 59% this year, and many hospitals decreased their outsourcing volume due to these safety concerns. Despite these concerns, most facilities do not know whether their state board has inspected their outsourcer. Also notable is the fact that pharmacy directors give their own outsourcers very high satisfaction marks; in fact, 91% of pharmacy directors utilizing outsourcers deem their own vendors good or excellent.

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