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ISMP’s Best Practices for Medication Safety
Q&A with Christina Michalek, BSc Pharm, RPh, FASHP

The ISMP 2018-2019 Targeted Medication Safety Best Practices for Hospitals were developed to identify, inspire, and mobilize widespread, national adoption of best practices for specific medication safety issues that cause fatal and harmful errors. Three new recommendations have been added as of December 2017. To find out what they are, and how to make your facility safer, CLICK HERE.

Did You Know . . .
Price is not the sole determining factor in generic medication purchasing trends. CLICK HERE to find out what additional factors influence generic purchasing.

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FDA’s Regulatory Actions for 503B Compounders
By Lou Diorio, RPh, FAPhA, and David Thomas, RPh, MBA

Outsourcing compounded sterile preparations (CSPs) is a commonly utilized strategy to address product reliability issues. When considering 503B outsourced compounders, due diligence is critical to ensuring the manufacturer is compliant and produces high-quality CSPs. To learn about the FDA’s regulatory actions for these compounders, CLICK HERE.

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