New & Improved!

November 2012
Volume: 9 Number: 11
Articles: 15

pg. 3
A Tragic Reminder of the Importance of USP <797>
pg. 4
Ensuring Pediatric Medication Safety
pg. 10
CSTDs as a Cost of Doing Business
pg. 22
Considerations for Building a New Pharmacy
pg. 30
Overcoming Unit Dose Availability Challenges
pg. 34
Data Tracking in Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs
pg. 40
RFID Tray Replenishment from Kit Check
pg. 42
Assessing Isolators for Compounding Operations
pg. 46
Unit Dose Market Watch
pg. 50
The Role of the Drug Information Specialist
pg. 60
New at ASHP
pg. 70
Improve Services by Outsourcing Pharmacy Management
pg. 74
Standardization Improves Syringe Bar Coding
pg. 88
AutoPharm from Talyst
pg. 90
Case Study in Radiopharmaceutical Use
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The INTEGRA 9510 from Label Vision Systems is designed for offline verification of bar codes to ISO/IEC standards and verifies linear (1D) and two-dimensional ... read more

PHARMOVATIVE combines its cost effective PharMax inventory management software and automated vertical carousel to help optimize pharmacy operations by ... read more

Tronex Healthcare is pleased to introduce its chemo-rated 12-inch Sterile Nitrile Powder-Free examination gloves. For specialty applications requiring ... read more

PEPID, a provider of developer drug data and clinical decision support resources, has added drug-indication and drug-contraindication coding to its Knowledge ... read more

Wolters Kluwer Health announces several new enhancements to Sentri7, a Web-based, enterprise-wide electronic surveillance application that helps hospital ... read more

EPA-registered Accel TB Disinfectants are available from Contec in ready-to-use solutions and pre-saturated wipes for easy disinfection of environmental ... read more

Acute Care manufactures cleanroom and controlled environment apparel and accessories for particle control. Pharma-Pak is a convenient apparel package that ... read more

Elsevier/Gold Standard announces the new Drug Class Overviews, supporting clinical pharmacology at the point-of-care. Clinical pharmacology Drug Class ... read more

Optional probes to measure air velocity, humidity, and temperature are now available for Kanomax particle counters model 3900 and 3910. These probes allow ... read more

Hospira is now the sole US distributor of Foscavir (foscarnet sodium). Clinigen Healthcare appointed Hospira to be the exclusive distributor of the new ... read more

Medi-Dose/EPS announces E-Z Grad Bottles. Available in seven sizes, all bottles use the same lid, minimizing confusion and storage requirements. Each E-Z ... read more

Schreiner MediPharm introduces a label for infusion bottles that allows ample space for pertinent information, helps ensure reliable documentation, and ... read more

Health Care Logistics introduces DataPad, a handheld touch screen device that allows users of EL-USB dataloggers to download temperature monitoring data ... read more

Inmar introduces the Rx Haz App, an easy-to-use, in-store system for the management of hazardous waste and non-viable products. The Web app employs an ... read more

Pfizer Injectables announces the addition of methotrexate injection, USP, to its growing portfolio of generic oncology products. Methotrexate is indicated ... read more

modularCaseworks mobile islands from Hamilton Sorter offer flexibility for workflow processes. The mobile islands move effortlessly from one area of the ... read more

QS/1 introduces mobileRx, a customized prescription refill Website. MobileRx is a fast and easy way for patients to submit refill requests from anywhere ... read more

Pfizer Injectables announces that Oxaliplatin Injection, USP, has been approved by the FDA and added to the growing Pfizer Injectables oncology portfolio. ... read more

Covidien has updated its web-based patient and caregiver education resource to offer valuable information in four new clinical categories. The website, ... read more

Medication on Demand (MOD) from Avancen MOD Corporation is a FDA-approved patient-controlled oral medication delivery system for pain medication in the ... read more

The platinum-cured silicone elastomer used for HelixMark PharmaFocus Tubing has been designed specifically to fit the needs of the pharmaceutical marketplace. ... read more

Veolia ES Technical Solutions SHARPS+PAK program is a safe, comprehensive, and cost-effective disposal program for pharmacies that generate small amounts ... read more

Technowipe is offering Pharmacy Purchasing & Products readers a free Technowipe Dispenser with the first order of 20 bags of Lint-Free Wipes to celebrate ... read more

The micro-DL from Marathon Products is a programmable, data logger for displaying/recording temperatures for the shipping and storage of critical biologics, ... read more

Kirby Lester and Tri State Distribution announce that the KL60 compact robotic dispenser is the exclusive pharmacy automation for the TriMaxx 3-sided container, ... read more

Baxter\'s Spectrum Infusion System is a smart infusion pump weighing approximately 2.5 pounds and measuring a tenth of the size of many other large volume ... read more

Emporos launches a new iPod Mobile Delivery App. The app can be used by hospitals to make medication deliveries to patient rooms before discharge. The ... read more

Health Care Logistics introduces stainless steel trays, heavy-gauge supply containers ideal for use in the pharmacy, laboratory, and other hospital areas ... read more

West Pharmaceutical Services introduces the syringe safety system. The system is designed to help protect against needle stick injury when using ... read more

Medi-Dose/EPS announces TampAlerT tamper-evident syringe caps, ideal for use with controlled substances, chemo-therapeutics, or medications requiring special ... read more

Accsense data logging systems from CAS DataLoggers provide automated temperature monitoring solutions ideal for safeguarding extremely sensitive vaccine ... read more

VersaTrak offers patent-pending, auto-NIST calibration (ANC), which allows for prescheduled or on-demand automatic NIST calibration tests for any single ... read more

Akro-Mils introduces TiltView bins, an expandable high-density storage system. Available in six sizes, TiltView bins offer users a space-saving system ... read more

gammaSUPPLIES\' 5-pair starter pack is developed exclusively for pharmacy isolators. Perfect for low volume compounding pharmacies, the pack includes five ... read more

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