Oct. 21, 2021 - MILWAUKEE
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) recently held their annual Sterile Product Compounding Safety Summit. The goal of the summit is to continue the conversations around safe practices related to the use of sterile compounding workflow software, automated compounding devices and robotic compounding[...]
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The quality of the Compounded Sterile Preparation you administer to patients is of the utmost importance. It’s critical that your hospital pharmacy adheres to all state boards of pharmacy and federal regulations, and that you do everything you can to ensure drug quality. A Compounding Management System helps with both.
With the national rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine already underway, healthcare facilities nationwide are being faced with the challenge of balancing safety, documentation, and efficiency, in their protocols for vaccine distribution.
Adopting an IV workflow management system (IV-WMS) helps pharmacies mitigate risk by allowing them to detect drug compounding errors before they reach the patient, potentially saving lives. As of 2020, 33% of hospital pharmacies have adopted IV workflow automation, a significant increase from only 8% of pharmacies in[...]
The decision to insource compounded sterile preparations in your hospital’s pharmacy is not a small one. Insourcing sterile compounding services can bear a heavy burden, including managing calculations and yields, space and staffing level considerations, and capturing and managing data and records. That’s a lot of[...]