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June 2012
Volume: 9 Number: 6
Articles: 16

Drug Recall Procedure
Excerpt from CETA Certification Application Guide: USP <797> Viable Environmental Sampling & Gowning Evaluation CAG-009
WEBINAR - Improving Medication Order Safety Without CPOE
pg. 1
Safe Medication Practices Continue to Improve, but More Work is Needed
pg. 2
Reduce Waste by Increasing Daily IV Batches
pg. 8
Opportunities in Wholesale Distributor Negotiations
pg. 12
AcuDose-Rx with RightStock from McKesson
pg. 14
Unit Dose Market Watch
pg. 16
New CETA Guide for Environmental Sampling
pg. 20
USP Chapter <797> Consultants
pg. 22
Implementing Automated Anesthesia Carts in the OR
pg. 28
Safe Packaging Practices in a Small Hospital Environment
pg. 30
Rapid Diagnostic Testing in the Outpatient Pharmacy
pg. 34
Overseeing Outsourced Compounding during Shortages
pg. 36
Creating a Robust Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
pg. 38
Comparing Diversion Monitoring Software Options
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NuAire\'s PharmaGard ES (Energy Saver) compounding aseptic (CAI) and containment (CACI) isolators produce ISO Class-5 clean air, which meets the USP Standard ... read more

RxAuditor 360 from Medacist Solutions is an accurate, almost-real-time drug auditing system that enables hospitals to reconcile prescription-dispensing ... read more

Cooper-Atkins announces the addition of a new member to the TempTrak family, the 900 MHz Dual Input Transmitter. Working directly with the TempTrak wireless ... read more

FHP introduces the new 14\" aluminum extendable Roll-O-Matic sponge mop for disinfecting, cleaning, and absorbing liquids in pharmacy cleaning operations. ... read more

AmerisourceBergen announces the FastFill 54. This compact vial-filling solution provides community and outpatient pharmacies with a simplified, cost-effective ... read more

Intermec introduces the SG20, a handheld bar code scanner optimized for the health care industry. Featuring a fast 2D imaging scanner, the SG20 improves ... read more

The Vaisala Humidity Calculator app for the Apple iPhone allows users to calculate several humidity parameters from one known value. Unit conversions can ... read more

Medi-Dose/EPS introduces the E-Z Grad Bottles. All bottles are clearly marked with both ounces and milliliters, eliminating waste by providing accurate ... read more

Talyst introduces AutoPack Slim, a fully automated packager for oral solid medications. It maximizes space efficiency with the ability to fit through a ... read more

CognitiveTPG\'s C Series printer is ideal for patient identification wristband printing due to its small footprint and rugged design. It will accept most ... read more

Pharmacy Ideas Computing introduces RxTask, a web-based software program used by pharmacies to easily schedule and plan all routine operational tasks. ... read more

The Kanomax Model 3910 50 LPM portable particle counter is the smallest in its class. The lightweight particle counter offers an increased 50 LPM flow ... read more

Health Care Logistics introduces Roc \'N\' Crush, an ergonomically designed tablet crusher that uses a rocking motion to quietly break and crush tablets ... read more

Covidien introduces the ChemoPlus Training and Certification Program for Compounding Hazardous Drugs. This new program provides education on safe-handling ... read more

Hospira introduces the 750 mg ADD-Vantage Vial presentation of Vancomycin Hydrochloride, USP (NDC 0409-6531-01). Hospira\'s ADD-Vantage system is a two-piece, ... read more

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