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November 2019

USP <800> Products
Acute Care Pharmaceuticals presents its line of USP <800> products developed to meet the new standards. The line includes chemo gowns, chemo gloves,... Read more
Emergency Gynecologic Methotrexate Kit
Edge Pharma releases its EmGyn Kit for preparing and administering patient-specific body surface area doses of methotrexate up to 125 mg. The kit includes... Read more
IV Connector Products
IV Connector Products Medi-Dose/EPS introduces IV connector products specifically designed to facilitate the transfer or mixing of fluids between syringes... Read more
Empty Mixing Containers
Douglas Medical Products announces the EcoFLX product line of empty mixing containers that are available in PVC-free and EVA materials. All products are... Read more
Temperature Monitoring System
The Sentinel Monitoring System from Sensaphone is designed to help maintain vaccine quality and meet the CDC’s cold storage temperature guidelines.... Read more
Cannabis Education Program
Green Flower Media introduces its Medical Applications of Cannabis Certificate Program. Developed in partnership with MDs and PhDs, the online course provides... Read more
Prescription Printing
DocuShield RX is a secure prescription printing solution designed to reduce costs and improve workflow, while also removing the risk of liability from... Read more
Vaccine Inventory Management
FFF Enterprises presents its MinibarRx system for effective vaccine storage, handling, and inventory management. The system features automated inventory... Read more
Controlled Substance Analysis
Bluesight for Controlled Substances (BCS) from Kit Check connects data from ADCs, the EMR, and other systems to provide daily analysis of all controlled... Read more
Hazardous Waste Disposal Software
PharmEcology Services provides PharmE Waste Wizard, an online solution enabling subscribers to search for pharmaceutical waste disposition information... Read more
Anesthesia Station
The IntelliGuard Anesthesia Station provides operating room medication management using RFID to record real-time drug dispense data in procedural areas... Read more
Cleanroom Monitoring Software
Pharmaceutical Net Pro, a monitoring, reporting, and management tool from Particle Measuring Systems (PMS), is built on an industrial automation architecture.... Read more
Generic Carboprost Tromethamine Injection
Dr. Reddy’s launches the first generic carboprost tromethamine injection. It will be available in a dosage strength of 250 mcg/mL in a 1 mL single-dose... Read more
Liquid Unit Dose Cups in Multiple Pack Sizes
American Health Packaging (AHP) now offers ranitidine syrup and potassium chloride oral solution in multiple pack sizes as part of its efforts to support... Read more
Spill Kits
The Hazardous Drug Spill Control Kit from Sharps Compliance is a USP <800> compliant kit for the cleanup of chemotherapy and other hazardous drug... Read more
Nutrition Support Certificate
In collaboration with the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN), ASHP has launched a Nutrition Support Certificate, which will... Read more
Drug Cost Savings Solution
The new Financial Stewardship application from Bainbridge Health automatically analyzes medication-use data from multiple technology sources within the... Read more
Environmental Monitoring Platform
Primex has added environmental monitoring solutions to enhance the OneVue Monitoring Platform. The system’s integrated platform monitors, synchronizes,... Read more
Pharmacy Design
Aseptic Enclosures develops conceptual designs with the goal of providing an aseptic, safe working environment, and strives to do so in the most cost-effective... Read more
Multi-Chambered Bags
Sealed Air launches Nexcel M332, a frangible seal structure designed for multi-chamber bags. Nexcel M332 is a new sealant layer to provide consistent burst... Read more
Portable Cleanroom Hood
The 24” wide Portable Clean Room Hood from Sentry Air Systems provides a compact, reduced particulate, positive-pressure environment. This system... Read more
Electronic Prescription Update
QS/1 announces that NRx and RxCare Plus have been certified by Surescripts to send and receive electronic prescriptions and prescription-related information... Read more
Partnership for Unit Dose Products
Health Care Logistics (HCL) announces its partnership with Euclid Medical Products, a provider of automated unit dose packaging solutions for hospital... Read more
Opioid Packaging
Keystone Folding Box has received an award from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores for a limited opioid dose version of its Ecoslide-RX blister... Read more

September 2019

Reusable Syringes
NeoConnect at Home from NeoMed is a reusable portfolio of ENFit syringes that do not require a physician’s prescription. Available over the counter... Read more
Special Handling Label
To assist in pharmacy’s efforts to clearly identify medications that require special handling, such as those covered by USP <800>, Medi-Dose... Read more
Automated Pediatric Medication Dispenser
The Fillmaster Auto from FlavoRx presents a precise way to dispense and custom-flavor children’s liquid medications. Pediatric patients can choose... Read more
Ready-to-Use Insulin for IV Infusion
Baxter has received US FDA approval of Myxredlin (insulin human in 0.9% sodium chloride injection). Myxredlin features an extended shelf life of 30 days... Read more

State of Pharmacy Automation 2019

Outpatient Services Portal
ScriptPro introduces its Patient Services Portal (PSP), an enterprise-wide hardware and soft- ware application of the SP Central Workflow System that provides... Read more

July 2019

Spectroscopic Analyzer
The Progeny ResQ analyzer from Rigaku Analytical Devices is designed to identify narcotics, including fentanyl, fentanyl analogs, and other narcotics in... Read more
Controlled Substances Software
Bluesight for Controlled Substances (BCS) from Kit Check seamlessly connects data from a facility’s ADCs, EMR, and other systems to provide a daily... Read more
Tamper Evident Seal
Maxpert Medical has added the Steri-Tamp Tamper Evident Seals to its line, offering pharmacies single-use, tamper evident vial and bag port seals to provide... Read more
Wiper Mop
The Pharma-Pop Mop from Acute Care Pharmaceuticals is designed for use with disposable or reusable wipers while eliminating the need to touch the soiled... Read more
CSP Certificate Program
ASHP recently launched a compounded sterile preparations certificate program. As part of the Professional Certificate line, this program will serve as... Read more
Lidocaine Patch
LidoPatch lidocaine patches help increase activity levels, which can lead to shorter hospital stays. The patches address concerns regarding lack of adhesion... Read more
IV Fluid Initiative
B. Braun Medical’s Solutions for Life is a substantial investment in new and enhanced IV therapy manufacturing facilities to help ensure a reliable... Read more
Wireless Temperature Tag
STANLEY Healthcare’s T15e tag simplifies temperature monitoring. It is field-proven, Vaccines for Children compliant, maintains a wide sensor range... Read more
IV Workflow Management
Eurekam’s IV workflow management system, Drugcam, aims to ensure efficient chemotherapy compounding while providing the right drug in the right dose... Read more

June 2019

Low-Lint Wipes
The new low-lint cleaning wipes from Health Care Logistics are manufactured for low particle generation and low extractables to satisfy USP <797>... Read more
Medication Software
The Grifols PharmacyKeeper Suite is a software-as-a-service portfolio developed by MedKeeper, A Grifols Company. Available as a cloud-based or on-premises... Read more
Liquid Unit Dose Cups
American Health Packaging’s line of liquid unit dose cups continues to expand, and the line now contains 14 SKUs for common treatments. The latest... Read more
Pre-Saturated Wipers
Pharma-Sat Plus wipers from Acute Care Pharmaceuticals are low endotoxin, ISO Class 5, non-woven, 45% polyester/55% cellulose blended wipers, and are available... Read more

May 2019

Cleanroom Cleaner
Pharma-Surface Guard from Acute Care Pharmaceuticals is a two-step process designed to clean spills without causing oxidation on stainless steel surfaces.... Read more
Integrated Hood and Mask
To address the challenge that various head shapes, sizes, and hairstyles have on aseptic gowning, Kimberly-Clark Professional offers the Kimtech A5 Sterile... Read more
Contract Testing Lab Group Rebrand
Analytical Lab Group (ALG), provider of antimicrobial, pharmaceutical, medical device, and cell banking services, announces its new corporate mission of... Read more
RFID Reader
ThingMagic Elara from JADAK is a plug-and-play USB reader that enables the addition of RFID into mid- and short-range applications. Adding interface and... Read more
Ductless Fume Hood
The 24” Wide Ductless Fume Hood from Sentry Air Systems combines powerful air flow with a sturdy and compact enclosure for optimal respiratory and... Read more
App to Manage Drug Shortages
The Drug Shortage App from LogicStream Health automates manual processes currently used by hospital and health system teams working to mitigate drug shortages.... Read more
Medication Safety Technology
Codonics and BD announce an agreement for the joint design and development of technology aimed to improve medication safety in the perioperative area.... Read more
Ascor Ascorbic Acid Injection
The Ascor Ascorbic Acid Injection manufactured by McGuff Pharmaceuticals is FDA-approved and is available as a 500 mg/mL, preservative free, 50 mL pharmacy... Read more
New Brand Identify
Fagron’s new brand identity reflects its message of “Together we create the future of personalized medicine.” The new logo consists of... Read more
Guide to State Medicaid Policies
Apexus, the HRSA-designated prime vendor for the 340B Drug Pricing Program, has released a new Web-based resource to support 340B transparency and compliance... Read more
Forum for Investigational Drug Service Pharmacists
McCreadie Group’s Vestigo software solution aims to bring the investigational drug service (IDS) community together with the launch of its User Forum,... Read more
Online Training for Sterile Product Preparation
ASHP has launched a sterile product preparation certificate to teach pharmacy personnel the fundamental concepts required to ensure safe and compliant... Read more
Bagging Machine
Euclid Medical Products introduces the Vantage Bagging Machine, designed to offer simplicity, versatility, and quality in meeting pharmaceutical packaging... Read more
PVC-Free and DEHP-Free IV Bags
Next Generation minibags from Douglas Medical Products are available in 100 mL, 150 mL, and 250 mL sizes. Sterile inside and out, the bags are PVC- and... Read more

April 2019

Medication Adherence Packaging
QS/1 pharmacy management software offers the M108 label routine for medication adherence packaging to help improve patient compliance. Pharmacies can fill... Read more
Environmental Monitoring Support
Particle Measuring Systems offers software support contracts for facility monitoring customers with FacilityPro systems. To meet a variety of needs, support... Read more
Sterile Cleaner
Pharma-Hol from Acute Care Pharmaceuticals is a 70% IPA/30% USP WFI cleaner that is validated sterile and available in 16- and 32-ounce spray bottles and... Read more
Autonomous Service Robot
Relay autonomous robots from Savioke can help increase productivity and reduce labor costs by transporting medication throughout the hospital, thereby... Read more
Temperature Alarm
The Model 140 refrigerator/freezer temperature alarm from Hampshire Controls is a versatile, single-probe, digital temperature monitor that spans a range... Read more
Droperiodol Injection, USP
American Regent has reintroduced Droperidol Injection, USP, which is AP-rated and therapeutically equivalent to Inapsine. It is indicated to reduce the... Read more
Waste Disposal and Management
Stericycle Environmental Solutions’ expertise assists facilities, from a single pharmacy to large medical complexes, with safe, compliant disposal... Read more
Automated Medication Dispensing
ARxIUM’s automated medication dispensing system, MedSelect Flex, offers new reporting and analytics capabilities, designed to increase pharmacy safety... Read more
IV Workflow Management Software
Grifols has been named a category leader in IV workflow management in the 2019 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report for its PharmacyKeeper Verification... Read more
Microbial Contamination Control
THE XLTC line of isolators from Aseptic Enclosures are fully enclosed with dedicated air to provide the highest level of protection. Having completed hundreds... Read more
Sleeve Kit and Glove Changing System
Clean Air Essentials offers bundles of sleeves and accessories with a patented glove changing system for all CAIs and CACIs to ensure compliance with SOPs... Read more
Child Resistant Packaging
Keystone Folding Box Company has released an updated version of its child-resistant, senior-friendly Ecoslide-RX compliance package, which includes re-closable... Read more

March 2019

Compounding System for 503B Pharmacies
ARxIUM presents the cGMP RIVA IV compounding system for 503B central-fill, hospital, and outsourcing pharmacies. A fully automated cGMP system, it prepares... Read more
Medical-Grade Refrigerators
Helmer Scientific announces GX Solutions, professional medical-grade refrigerators with OptiCool cooling systems for medication and vaccine storage. The... Read more
Cleanroom and Controlled Environment Monitoring
The Sentinel system from Sensaphone is designed to ensure that factors such as temperature, airflow, humidity, and airborne particulates do not compromise... Read more
Sterile Gloves
To avoid contamination, sterile gloves are required in compounding regulations, including the new USP <800> requirements for proper apparel during... Read more
New 503B Compounding Outsourcing Facility
CAPS, a B. Braun company, announces a new sterile compounding outsourcing facility in Phoenix, Arizona, which triples CAPS’ capacity and extends... Read more
Premixed Oncology Injection
Sun Pharma has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for INFUGEM (gemcitabine in 0.9% sodium chloride injection) 10 mg/mL, for intravenous... Read more
Ductless Fume Hood
The Sentry AirHawk allows more options for adjustments with the centralized control panel, which features an adjustable light and fan controls as well... Read more
Locking Contact Plate
Hardy Diagnostics introduces the Lok-Tight contact plate, which includes a friction lid design to keep the plate lid in place, as well as an optional plate... Read more
Cleanroom Dispensers
PPE dispensers from Benchmark are designed to provide clean and efficient storage and dispensing of hair nets, face masks, booties, gloves, and other... Read more
PCA Device
The Medication on Demand (MOD) Enterprise System from Avancen comprises an oral PCA device and a proprietary data platform. The MOD device safely and efficiently... Read more
PPE for Chemotherapy Handling
Halyard has introduced new additions to the Chemo Gear line of personal protective equipment (PPE) designed and validated to protect health care workers... Read more
Compounding Kits
CutisPharma’s FIRST Unit-of-Use Prescription Compounding Kits aim to enable safe, easy, and compliant pharmacy preparations. Two new kits are being... Read more

February 2019

Sharps Disposal Mail-Back System
Stericycle, a provider of compliance and disposal solutions for regulated medical waste streams, presents its Medical Waste and Sharps Disposal Mailback... Read more
Drug Diversion Software
BD has launched a new software application to help hospitals and health systems identify drug diversion. As part of the BD HealthSight platform, which... Read more
Sterile Chemo Mats
Designed to safely control and prevent the spread of HD spills during compounding and administration, Pharma-Chemo Mats from Acute Care Pharmaceuticals... Read more
Potassium Chloride Oral Solution, USP 10%
American Health Packaging (AHP) has added potassium chloride oral solution, USP 10% to its formulary of unit dose oral liquids. Supporting pharmacy operations... Read more

January 2019

Needle-Free Transfer System
The Vial2Bag DC system from Progressive Medical enables reconstitution and transfer of a drug between a vial and an IV bag. Able to assist in meeting the... Read more
Smart Pump
Baxter’s Spectrum IQ infusion system is a fully integrated smart pump. It offers ease of use, drug library compliance, titration error prevention,... Read more
Single-Use Temperature Logger
The FlashLink -80°C In-Transit Data Logger from DeltaTrak is a single-use temperature data logger designed for shipments of time- and temperature-sensitive... Read more
Packaging System
Pillvac announces the launch of the PV3, its third generation blister card filling device. New features make the system more powerful, quieter, and ergonomically... Read more
Tray and Kit Replenishment
TraySafe from Inmar is designed for facilities seeking improved tray and kit processing and inventory management. The system can manage tray distribution,... Read more
Pharmaceutical Waste Management
The RxDestruct waste disposal system is the result of partnership among Clear River Enviro and Southwest Research Institute, Campbell University College... Read more
Touchpad Access for Medication Carts
The Starsys advanced wireless touchpad is the newest security addition to the Starsys cart line from Metro. The system can establish a 4- to 14-digit code... Read more
USP Education
United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Education announces the launch of its new educational platform, Learner Home, which serves as a hub to facilitate... Read more
Generic Anticonvulsant in Unit Dose
Tagi Pharma, Inc, a branch of Precision Dose, announces the availability of Levetiracetam Injection, USP, in 500 mg/5 mL single-dose vials. Packs of 10... Read more
Temperature Mapping
Performance Validation (PV) offers extensive experience in temperature mapping autoclaves, low-temperature freezers, and cryogenic storage areas. To provide... Read more
Diversion Report
The recently published Protenus Drug Diversion Digest reported that in the first half of 2018, 18.7 million pills (valued at $162 million) were lost due... Read more
USP <800> Compliance Webinars
Technical Safety Services LLC (TSS) announces a series of USP <797> and USP <800> “Guide to Compliance” webinars. Andrew King of... Read more
EPA’s Hazardous Waste Standards
PharmWaste Technologies has expanded its website to include pertinent information and recommended procedures surrounding EPA’s proposal on managing... Read more
Returns Program
Pharma Logistics’ Rapid Credit Program provides reimbursements in as few as 30 days from when the product arrives at the facility, aiming to save... Read more

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