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Strategies to Help Eliminate Drug Exposure Risks in the Workplace
Safe handling of hazardous drugs plays a vital role in patient care.
AI Is Revolutionizing Oncology With a Quantum Leap in Cancer Treatment
AI systems can detect minute anomalies often missed by the human eye, reducing false negatives.
Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionizing Controlled Substance Diversion Detection
AI is able to quickly analyze, identify, and route data for investigation.
Navigating the Path to Safe Compounding in Health Systems
Drug shortages have led to increased use of compounding pharmacy.
503B: What Should Pharmacists Know for 2023?
When considering outsourcing, pharmacies should use a multistakeholder team to weigh pros and cons.
Closed-System Transfer Devices Reduce Exposure to Contaminants
When choosing an appropriate system, pharmacists must consider all data, as not all CSTDs are equally effective.
Handling IV Solutions Presents Challenges
Pharmacies should ensure appropriate monitoring procedures are in place to prevent contamination and exposure.
Radio Frequency Identification Enhances Patient Safety
Technology gains traction in health-system pharmacies for drug inventory and to automate applications.
Controlled Substances Prescribing Goes Electronic
Eliminating paper prescriptions allows for greater legibility, security, trackability for pharmacists and providers.
Prescribing Controlled Substances Goes Electronic
Eliminating paper prescriptions allows for greater legibility, security, trackability for pharmacists, providers.
Safe Medication Practices: Prevent Diversion During Drug Disposal
Building a team to support best practices, medication safety, and staff education can reduce risks.
Prevent Diversion During Drug Disposal
Building a team to support best practices, medication safety, and staff education will reduce risks.
Developing Standardized Concentrations, Overcoming Barriers
Simplifying processes reduces errors in compounding, IV pump programming, and physician order entry.
Develop Standardized Concentrations and Overcome Barriers
Pharmacies Should Review Automated Dispensing Cabinet Practices
How ADCs are used at an institution can greatly affect the potential for a drug error to occur incident.
Store, Handle, and Administer Vaccines Safely to Prevent Errors
Pharmacists should stay abreast of changes in formulations and recommendations, foster communication with their staff, and plan proactively.
Help Patients Safely Handle Medications to Improve Adherence
Addressing barriers such as cognitive impairment, cultural issues, and denial can help patients avoid adverse effects.
Law Helps Ensure Safety of the Supply Chain
Pharmacy health-system managers should understand the key components of the drug quality and security act.
Maximize Benefits of IV Workflow Systems
Institute for Safe Medication Practices advocates technology solutions, such as barcode scanning of ingredients
Detect Adverse Events and Medication Errors Using Technology
Digital tools can help pharmacists and other health care providers ensure effective and safe drug use.
Change Management Is a Consideration Beyond the Pandemic
Thoughtful application can reduce resistance and improve overall operations, if consistent steps are followed.
Logical Approach Enhances Safety, Protects Patients
Maintain vigilance to decrease chance of adverse effects, problems with storage and compliance of hazardous drugs.
Consider Real Costs Before Implementing a 340B Program
Proposed CMS changes could hurt many health systems that are already struggling due to COVID-19 pandemic.
How Do Pharmacies Evaluate Cleanroom Automation Systems?
Check out these pre- and postimplementation checklists, which also help to justify the investment.
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