Pharmacy Renovation: USP-Compliant Outpatient Center
July 2017 - Vol. 14 No. 7 - Page #26

With USP <800>’s impending enforcement date of July 1, 2018, many organizations are focusing their energies on designing and building compliant compounding pharmacies. In late 2016, Valley Health System in northern New Jersey renovated its outpatient center’s pharmacy, while also designing and building a compliant cleanroom. Our primary motivations for this project were to ensure the safety of our compounded sterile preparations (CSPs), become USP <797> and <800> compliant, increase the segregated compounding area’s square footage from 147 to 520 square feet, improve efficiency and workflow, and create a work environment conducive to staff collaboration.

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