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The Pharmacy Times® USP 800 resource center provides clinical news and articles, information about practice and quality standards for handling hazardous drugs in health care settings; ways to promote safety safety for both workers and patients; and environmental protection.

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Community Pharmacy Consultant Bruce Kneeland and Theresa Dickinson, RPh, owner of Melrose Pharmacy in Phoenix, AZ, discusses compounding at the Melrose Pharmacy. 
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Patricia Kienle, BSPHARM, MPA, FASHP, talks about on the appropriate facilities in which to perform sterile compounding in this video, filmed during the 2019 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Summer Meetings & Exhibition in Boston.
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A US District Court decision has upheld the agency's interpretation of the clinical need for these products that are used by outsourcing facilities.
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As the deadline for full implementation approaches, hospitals must create an action plan and timeline for completion.
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Patricia Kienle, BSPHARM, MPA, FASHP, discusses how and why compounding pharmacies should work with interdisciplinary teams on issues of patient safety.
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Patricia Kienle, BSPHARM, MPA, FASHP, discusses how pharmacists can be key players in maintaining safe, sterile compounding standards throughout an entire health system.
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A pharmacy compounding club at the Washington State University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has implemented a new approach to interprofessional education (IPE), partnering with a medical dermatology club from Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences.
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Community Pharmacy Consultant Bruce Kneeland speaks with Kevin DeMass, RPh, President of Apothecary Shoppe, Salt Lake City, UT, about specialized medicines and purchasing contracts.
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Patricia Kienle, BSPHARM, MPA, FASHP director of Accreditation and Medication Safety for Cardinal Health in Dublin, OH discusses the application of sterile compounding standards in hospital areas outside the pharmacy. 
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Dennis Killian, PharmD, PhD, Director of Pharmacy Services, Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, MD, discusses how his hospital utilized IV robotics to prepare pharmacy products on site. 
 
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Dennis Killian, PharmD, PhD, Director of Pharmacy Service at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, MD, discusses motivating factors for the hospital's use of IV automation.