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December 2018

Smart Pump with Integrated Library
The Spectrum IQ Infusion System with Dose IQ Safety Software is designed specifically for bi-directional EMR integration and builds upon Baxter’s... Read more
Drug Information Software
IBM Micromedex with Watson adds the power of artificial intelligence to the company’s clinical decision support tool designed to transform how clinicians... Read more
Wall-Mounted Sink
Just Manufacturing introduces a wall-mounted handwash sink with an AutoFlow 100° swing-down eyewash for hospital pharmacies, inpatient treatment centers,... Read more
Customizable Opioid Blister Pack
Keystone Folding Box has developed a modified, customizable version of its Ecosite-RX prescription blister package to address the opioid epidemic. In an... Read more
Controlled Substance Storage
CUBEX LLC’s MedBank Medical Solutions introduces MedBank Mini and Tower, two new solutions for health care facilities looking to reduce the regulatory... Read more
Technician Training Program
RxTOOLKIT eLEARNING has partnered with TRC Healthcare (authors of Pharmacist’s Letter and Pharmacy Technician’s Letter) in advancement of TRC’s... Read more
Unit Dose HIV Treatment
Atazanavir 300 mg in 30 unit dose capsules is newly available from American Health Packaging (AHP). As AHP supports pharmacy and health systems operations... Read more
IV Workflow System and CSTD
ICU Medical announces the new Diana Compounding Workflow System (CWS) with the Diana Transfer ChemoLock Set, a sterile, single-use closed system drug-transfer... Read more
Diversion Prevention Software
Kit Check’s Individual Risk Identification Score (IRIS) tool, part of the Bluesight for Controlled Substances platform, analyzes clinician behavior... Read more
Cleanroom Cleaner
HD spills can be safely handled with Acute Care’s Pharma-Surface Guard, a two-step process designed to clean spills without causing oxidation on... Read more
USP <800> Systematized
PharmEcology Services introduces a USP <800> consult that focuses on a customized Assessment of Risk based on the facility’s inventory of hazardous... Read more
Prescription Accuracy Program
QS/1 is participating in the Surescripts Early Adopter program for the new National Council for Prescription Drug Program’s (NCPDP) SCRIPT standard... Read more

November 2018

Butalbital Acetaminophen Capsule
Butalbital Acetaminophen Capsule Mayne Pharma Group announces the launch of the butalbital acetaminophen (APAP) capsule 50 mg/300 mg in the United States.... Read more
CSTD Conforms to NIOSH Protocol
CSTD Conforms to NIOSH Protocol A recent study conducted by the University of North Carolina evaluated six CSTD systems on the market, using isopropyl... Read more
Drug Information App Updated
Drug Information App Updated USP has updated the USP <800> HazRx Mobile Application, which includes new features per user requests. Users may now... Read more
Ductless Fume Hood
Ductless Fume Hood The 30” wide Ductless Fume Hood from Sentry Air Systems combines powerful negative airflow with a sturdy and compact enclosure... Read more
Generic Atovaquone Oral Suspension
Generic Atovaquone Oral Suspension VistaPharm announces the launch of its unit dose product of generic Atovaquone oral suspension, USP 750 mg/5 mL. Similar... Read more
Manufacturing Expansion
Manufacturing Expansion QuVa Pharma has commenced manufacturing in newly completed Suites 4 and 5 at its facility in Bloomsbury, New Jersey, substantially... Read more
Nitrile Exam Gloves
Nitrile Exam Gloves Halyard’s Pink Underguard Nitrile Exam Gloves are the latest addition to the Halyard Chemo Gear portfolio of products designed... Read more
On-Site Sterile Compounding Evaluation
On-Site Sterile Compounding Evaluation The Joint Commission has enhanced its on-site evaluation of sterile medication compounding in hospitals, critical... Read more
Partnership for Pain Management
Partnership for Pain Management Leiters has announced a partnership with Avanos Medical, a manufacturer of medical devices, to achieve a preferred provider... Read more
Pharmacy Safes
Pharmacy Safes RxShelving has partnered with FireKing to offer a complete line of pharmacy safes featuring secure storage. The safes enable controlled... Read more
Pharmacy Wipers
Pharmacy Wipers Pharma-Sat Canister wipers are non-sterile, non-woven, 45% polyester/55% cellulose blended wipers that are 6” x 8.5” and are... Read more
Tabletop Pump
Tabletop Pump FP Developments introduces the new model LP Pump, designed for simplicity and functionality in either precision dose or volume transfer.... Read more
Twist-Style Pill Crusher
Twist-Style Pill Crusher MAXGRIND from Maxpert Medical is a twist-style pill crusher that features a crushing and grinding operation. Performing with... Read more

October 2018

Credit Program
Pharma Logistics offers the Rapid Credit Program (RCP) for pharmaceutical reverse distribution. The RCP is a prefunded returns program for pharmacies that... Read more
Fluoxetine Oral Solution Liquid Unit Dose Cups
American Health Packaging introduces fluoxetine 20 mg/5 mL oral solution in unit dose cups, which are available in 50-count pack size. American Health... Read more
Pharmacy Career Advancement
The University of Florida College of Pharmacy offers a variety of online graduate programs for pharmacists and health care professionals looking to pursue... Read more
Simplex AirLock
Modular Cleanroom Enclosures AirLock modular cleanroom enclosures from Simplex protect against airborne contaminants, dirt, and dust. Used to guard against... Read more
Webinar: USP <800> Strategies for Success
PP&P’s To The Point Webinar Series continues on Friday, October 19 at 1:00pm EST. This 20-minute webinar will share successful methods for complying... Read more

September 2018

CSPT Certification
The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board grants compounded sterile preparation technician (CSPT) status. PTCB-certified pharmacy technicians (CPhTs)... Read more
Data Logger Recall
Vaisala has issued a product recall for older models of the Veriteq compact lithium battery-powered data loggers (Veriteq was purchased by Vaisala in 2010).... Read more
Fluid Transfer Pump Tube Set
ACTAPPS-001 from Acute Care Pharmaceuticals is a sterile, single-lead pharmacy fluid transfer pump tube set that features a silicone pump insert and universal... Read more
Handheld Particle Counters
Kanomax’s handheld particle counters (models 3888 and 3889) facilitate cleanroom/operating room monitoring and verification, filter testing, and... Read more
Metered Dose Applicator
Total Pharmacy’s UnoDose is a metered-dose applicator that doubles as a mixing container. Designed to help pharmacies compound single prescriptions... Read more
Phentolamine Mesylate for Injection, USP
Precision Dose announces the recent FDA approval of its phentolamine mesylate for injection, USP 5 mg/vial for IM or IV use. Single vials and packs of... Read more
Shortage Management Functionality
Kit Check has added drug shortage management functionality to its RFID medication tracking solution. The newly enhanced Tray Master features, such as flexible... Read more
Silicone Flat Covered Keyboard
Cherry Americas introduces the EZClean KC 1000, a wipeable, whisper-quiet, full-size keyboard designed for use in health care. Its smooth silicone cover... Read more
Sterile Ophthalmic Packaging
To help practitioners control costs when preparing sterile solutions in adherence with USP <797> and other current guidelines, even when packaging... Read more
Sublingual Film to Treat Opioid Dependence
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories have received final approval from the US FDA and is launching buprenorphine and naloxone sublingual film, 2 mg/0.5 mg, 4... Read more
Temperature Monitoring Sensors
SensoScientific introduces its line of OTA monitoring sensors for temperature, humidity, pressure, CO2, light, water presence, and more. The OTA WiFi sensors... Read more
Unit Dose Repackaging
Safecor Health offers the service of repackaging bulk chlorhexidine into unit dose. When users purchase bulk chlorhexidine through their wholesaler on... Read more
Webinar: USP <800> Strategies for Success
PP&P’s To The Point Webinar Series continues on Friday, September 21 at 1:00pm EST. This 20-minute webinar will share successful methods for... Read more

July 2018

Acetaminophen Unit Dose Cups
VistaPharm has launched acetaminophen oral solution, USP in unit dose cups. Alcohol-free and cherry-flavored, it is available in 100-count liquid unit... Read more
Automated Dispensing System With Refrigeration
BD and Helmer Scientific announce their collaboration to introduce a medical-grade refrigerated solution that integrates with an automated dispensing system.... Read more
Compounding Support Program
Total Pharmacy Supply announces Total Support, a free resource designed to answer questions about compounding and formulation. Available services include... Read more
Diversion Research Grant
The Invistics system is a cloud-based solution that enables tracking of opioids and other drugs through the pharmaceutical supply chain, offering near... Read more
Drug Disposal Envelopes
Sharps Compliance TakeAway DEA-compliant envelopes employ disposal by incineration, which is considered the best available method for the complete destruction... Read more
Education Center Celebrates First Anniversary
Spectrum Pharmacy Products announces the first-year anniversary of its compounding education center, Spectrum Pharmacy Institute (SPI), located in New... Read more
Empty IV Mixing Container Product Line
Douglas Medical Products introduces the EcoFLX Empty IV Mixing Containers, clear and flexible containers that are available in both PVC-free and EVA materials,... Read more
Infusion System Gains FDA Clearance
Baxter Healthcare Corporation announces US FDA clearance of the Spectrum IQ Infusion System with Dose IQ Safety Software. The Spectrum IQ system is designed... Read more
Partnership to Eliminate Medication Errors
ARxIUM has partnered with the Emily Jerry Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on increasing medication accuracy, improving pharmacy training,... Read more
Personalized Label Printing
GoHCLabels, the online pharmacy drug labeling division of Health Care Logistics, Inc (HCL), announces its partnership with Euclid Medical Products. Through... Read more
Scanning Station
Kit Check introduces a new low-profile scanning station that is smaller than previous models. The station incorporates the same features and scanning speed... Read more
Surface Disinfectants
Acute Care Pharmaceuticals offers Pharma-Hol, validated sterile 70/30 IPA/USP WFI, and Pharma-D Surface Disinfectant, a validated sterile quaternary ammonium... Read more
Webinar: USP <800> Strategies for Success
PP&P’s To The Point Webinar Series continues on September 21 at 1:00pm EST. This 20-minute webinar will share successful methods for complying... Read more

June 2018

Auxiliary Labels for Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
To help pharmacists comply with the recommendations of ISMP and other authorities, Medi-Dose has created a series of neuromuscular blocking agent warning... Read more
Bar Coded Liquid Unit Dose Cups
In addition to its bar coded line of unit dose (UD) oral solid products, American Health Packaging (AHP) now delivers bar coded UD liquid cups that offer... Read more
Controlled Substance Repackaging Service
Safecor Health repackages most C-II and C-III through V controlled substances into unit dose, reducing the challenge of repackaging in-house. The process... Read more
Generic Vigabatrin Oral Solution USP
Amneal Pharmaceuticals has launched vigabatrin for oral solution USP, a generic equivalent for Sabril. This is the second generic vigabatrin product currently... Read more
New Biomanufacturing Plant
Amgen announces an expansion plan in Rhode Island, with a new $160-million next-generation biomanufacturing plant. The facility will be built on the current... Read more
New Facility
Contec has announced the purchase of a 362,774 square foot distribution center in Spartanburg County in South Carolina. Half of the building will be used... Read more
RFID Label and Tag Printer
Primera Technology introduces the RX500 Color RFID Label & Tag Printer, a color, desktop RFID label and tag printer that is fully integrated. It utilizes... Read more
Secure Scanner
Epson’s DS-780N offers robust features for network security and document management in the clinical setting. The DS-780N allows for streamlined processes... Read more
Shortage Update
Baxter Healthcare Corporation reports that all of its Puerto Rico manufacturing facilities are operating at pre-hurricane production levels. Significant... Read more
Sterile Alcohol
ISO-MED’s sterile 70% isopropanol solution contains 70% USP-grade isopropanol (isopropyl alcohol) and 30% water for injection (WFI) (by volume).... Read more
Webinar: USP <800> Strategies for Success
PP&P’s To The Point Webinar Series continues on September 21st at 1:00pm EST. This 20-minute webinar will share successful methods for complying... Read more

May 2018

Cyber-Security Partnership Program
BD has established its Product Security Partnership program that emphasizes collaboration across the health care industry to enhance cyber-security of... Read more
Erythromycin Tablets
Amneal Pharmaceuticals has received FDA approval for erythromycin tablets USP, in 250 mg and 500 mg strengths. The product is a therapeutic equivalent... Read more
Outpatient Pharmacy Pop-Out Rooms
Uniweb introduces Consultation/Immunization Pop-Out Rooms. Providing convenience and ease of use, the portable, flexible ADA-compliant rooms can be installed... Read more
Palonosetron Hydrochloride Injection
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories features the launch of the palonosetron hydrochloride injection, 0.25 mg (base)/5 mL, a therapeutic equivalent generic version... Read more
Personal Protective Equipment
Acute Care Pharmaceuticals offers products to help ensure compliance with USP <800> and maintain a safe and efficient workplace for all staff. Acute... Read more
Pharmacy Video Series
IntelliGuard announces “The Future of Hospital Pharmacy,” a 10-episode video series beginning on May 1, 2018, with additional episodes being... Read more
Secure Scanner
Epson’s DS-780N offers robust features for network security and document management in the clinical setting. The DS-780N allows for streamlined processes... Read more

April 2018

340B Software
The Verity 340B Software Solution is a comprehensive 340B program management service, which allows hospitals, IDNs, and their retail pharmacies to quickly... Read more
Addressing the Opioid Shortage
The Medication on Demand (MOD) wireless, oral PCA system from Avancen MOD Corporation addresses the parenteral opioid shortage with equally effective,... Read more
Aseptic Isolators
Patent-pending XLTC isolators from Aseptic Enclosures help create an aseptic environment, improving aseptic compounding while reducing costs. The XLTC... Read more
Critical Airflow Visualization Studies
Performance Validation provides critical airflow visualizations (ie, smoke studies), which are used to demonstrate proper airflow to protect product sterility.... Read more
CSTD with Locking Syringe Adaptor
The OnGuard closed system transfer device (CSTD), manufactured by TEVA and distributed by B. Braun Medical, now offers a locking syringe adaptor for IV... Read more
HD Surface Contamination Monitoring
The BD HD Check system is a hazardous drug (HD) surface contamination monitoring system that delivers results in less than 10 minutes. The system simplifies... Read more
Mop Covers
Acute Care Pharmaceuticals offers a variety of disposable mop covers for compliance with USP <797>, which states that the cleanroom must have a designated... Read more
Oseltamivir Phosphate (Tamiflu) Liquid Dosage Form
Amneal Pharmaceuticals launches oseltamivir phosphate for oral suspension, an AB-rated therapeutic equivalent for Tamiflu, in a 6 mg/mL strength. The powder-finished... Read more
Response to Market Shortages
As an emerging leader in 503B compounding outsourcing, QuVa Pharma has responded to market demands with increased capability and capacity. Its cGMP ability... Read more

March 2018

App Identifies Hazardous Drugs
The <800> HazRx Mobile App from USP is a tool that combines information from NIOSH, RxNorm, and USP General Chapter <800> to identify hazardous... Read more
Budesonide Capsules
Amneal Pharmaceuticals has launched 3 mg budesonide capsules, a generic equivalent to Entocort EC. Budesonide capsules are now shipping to wholesalers,... Read more
Combating the Opioid Epidemic
Cardinal Health announces its Opioid Action Program, to help communities across Appalachia combat the opioid epidemic. The pilot program delivers front-line... Read more
Environmental Monitoring Live Training
CriticalPoint is adding a course on environmental monitoring to its live training series. “Best Practices for Environmental Monitoring” will... Read more
Hands-Free Bar Code Scanning
The SLS-WAVE from Codonics increases the accuracy of NDC data to improve charge capture, decrease inventory discrepancies, and improve safety. Used in... Read more
Medication Management System
The BD HealthSight platform for enterprise medication management aims to close gaps and create seamless visibility across BD medication management solutions,... Read more
Multi-Purpose Blisters
With Medi-Dose’s new Multi-Purpose Blisters (MPBs), users can easily package, label, and secure even more sizes and types of medications. Large medication,... Read more
Operations Software
ARxIUM announces new features to RxWorks Pro, an integrated software platform that automates and manages health-system pharmacy operations. It now includes... Read more
Surface Disinfectant
Pharma-D is an EPA-registered, validated sterile,cleaner/disinfectant/virucide/fungicide/bactericide available in 16-oz spray bottles that are ready to... Read more
Temperature Monitoring With Calibration Check
VersaTrak Automatic Node Calibration (ANC) offers a built-in calibration that can automatically perform a weekly, 4-point, temperature calibration check... Read more
USP Training Webinars
Technical Safety Services (TSS) announces a series of USP <797> and USP <800> Guide to Compliance webinars. Andrew King leads the discussion... Read more
White Paper to Improve Pharmacy Operations
Vizient has published a white paper that can be used to improve operations and elevate the role of pharmacy. Entitled “Maximizing Pharmacy Performance:... Read more
Wireless Temperature Monitoring
Performance Validation provides the resources and experience to qualify any controlled temperature facility, cold room, refrigerator, or freezer. With... Read more

February 2018

Bar Code Reader
Codonics introduces the SLS-WAVE, which can increase the accuracy of NDC data to improve charge capture, decrease inventory discrepancies, and improve... Read more
Bar Coding Software
The RxScan T3 Repository offers a compliance solution for meeting DSCSA Title II regulations. A web-based solution, it automatically and electronically... Read more
BUD Study Results for Anesthesia Kit
Fagron, Inc announces 90 day beyond-use-dating (BUD) study results for the LETS GEL KIT, a rapid topical anesthesia convenience pack, when stored in Fagron... Read more
Cleanroom Wipers
Acute Care Pharmaceuticals offers Pharma-Wipe low-endotoxin wipers, which are USP <797>-compatible and are available in dry and pre-saturated, sterile,... Read more
Closed System Drug-Transfer Device
Baxter announces the US launch of the Arisure CSTD, which aims to prevent contaminants from entering the IV medication delivery system and hazardous substances... Read more
Consulting for Compounding Pharmacies
Spectrum Pharmacy Products introduces Pharmacy Consulting Services to help compounding pharmacies improve operations and achieve better patient outcomes.... Read more
Doxycycline Hyclate Tablets
Amneal Pharmaceuticals has launched doxycycline hyclate tablets USP, the company’s AB-rated therapeutic equivalent for Acticlate, in 75 mg and 150... Read more
Drug Verification System
PharmID Verify provides a verification solution for the pharmacy cleanroom to identify drug composition and concentration in seconds. Utilizing Raman Spectroscopy,... Read more
Medication Software
Medi-Span from Wolters Kluwer Health offers drug information in a variety of formats, including clinical decision support and disease suite modules, application... Read more
Mobile Cleanroom
Mobile cleanroom modules from Aseptic Enclosures can be built to meet an organization’s specific ISO classification, pressure, and venting requirements.... Read more
Shoe Covers with Hands-Free Application and Removal
BootieButler’s shoe covers meet USP <800> guidelines and can help create a cleaner, safer, more efficient workplace for those working with... Read more

January 2018

Air Decontamination and Surface Disinfection
Grifols is the exclusive US distributor for airinspace’s decontamination and surface disinfection technologies. The airinspace PLASMAIR air decontamination... Read more
Cleaning and Disinfecting Solution
Contec’s PREempt RTU Solutions and Wipes provide one-step cleaning and disinfecting, ideal for pharmacy cleanrooms and sterile compounding. The patented... Read more
Clofarabine Injection
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories announces the launch of clofarabine injection, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Clolar (clofarabine) injection,... Read more
Displays for Wireless Monitoring
Cooper-Atkins presents two visual displays for the TempTrak Enterprise wireless monitoring system. Offered in 7” and 10” with a durable hard... Read more
Multi-Purpose Blisters
With Medi-Dose’s new Multi-Purpose Blisters (MPBs), users can easily package, label, and secure even more sizes and types of medications. Large medication,... Read more
Pharmacy Analytics Platform
Swisslog Healthcare announces the launch of Pharmacy Analytics, a cloud-based data analytics platform designed to help hospital pharmacies improve operational... Read more
Sterile Gloves
The sterile Pharma-Glove from Acute Care Pharmaceuticals, chemo (ASTM)-approved for USP <797> and USP <800> compliance, is a paperless, ambidextrous... Read more
Unit Dose Cup
Medical Packaging Inc (MPI) announces a 7-mL unit dose cup for use in the Fluidose Series liquid packaging systems. Easy to open and allowing for plenty... Read more
Updated Compounding System
ARxIUM’s RIVA IV compounding system has been updated with new enhancements that aim to advance the Pharmacy 4.0 initiative (an approach that improves... Read more

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