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2010-11-16 07:57:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxa Corporation, a leading provider of medical devices and systems that automate pharmacy operations, today announced significant upgrades to its DoseEdge Pharmacy Workflow Manager. DoseEdge is the only pharmacy workflow management tool that verifies the use of correct drugs, diluents and concentrations in the compounding of IV, chemo, TPN and oral liquid doses. This release includes more than 39 improvements and functionality...

2010-11-01 12:00:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxa Corporation, a leading provider of medical devices and systems that automate pharmacy operations and increase patient safety, today announced its sponsorship of a customer forum at the 45th American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting. The two-hour Midday Symposia presentation, The Power of Control: Using pharmacy software tools to get control of your workflow, ensure quality control and support patient...

2010-10-15 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is proud to sponsor this year's Challenge Coin at the Joint Forces Pharmacy Seminar (JFPS) in Chattanooga, Tenn., October 18-21, 2010. JFPS is the largest annual event for the Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard pharmacy community. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians from the active duty, reserve and retired communities, as well as civilian pharmacists and technicians assigned to the Department of...

2010-09-28 14:13:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- LearnSomething, Inc., a leading provider of e-learning solutions to associations, has announced a new relationship with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). One of LearnSomething's learning management systems (LMS), Isoph Blue, will be implemented to support ASHP's ongoing learning initiatives. Carol Wolfe, ASHP's Vice President of Publications and Drug Information, says, "We are excited to be working with LearnSomething....

2010-08-24 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- With flu season fast approaching, PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhTs) will again play a critical role in immunization efforts at retail pharmacies across the country. For example, last year Walgreens successfully immunized over 7.4 million patients against H1N1 and seasonal influenza with the direct support of PTCB CPhTs. In preparation for the 2010-2011 influenza season, Walgreens healthcare providers in pharmacies across the country are looking...

2010-07-20 08:46:00

TAMPA, Florida, July 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - MEDcounselor's Drug Information, Drug IDentifier and Drug Interactions Modules Help Consumers Take Medications Safely, Avoid Errors Gold Standard/Elsevier, developer of drug information and medication management solutions, announced today that the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) has licensed MEDcounselor ( http://www.goldstandard.com/pages/medCounselor.html?epm=1_1) Drug Information, Drug IDentifer and Drug...

2010-06-24 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a recent Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) sponsored survey find that lead pharmacists perceive pharmacy technician certification as an essential component in reducing medication errors, ensuring patient safety, and increasing positive health outcomes. The results, unveiled at the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Annual Meeting in March 2010 by researcher Shane Desselle, R.Ph., PhD, FAPhA, Associate Dean for Tulsa...

2010-06-04 08:52:00

WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- PTCB today announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) requires Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification for VA pharmacy technicians employed at grade GS-6 and above. VA's decision came after formal recommendations from the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs and is reflected in the VA Handbook 5005/15. The incorporation of these new requirements parallel certification standards within the private sector and demonstrate...

2010-06-03 10:21:00

WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) now requires Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification for VA pharmacy technicians employed at grade GS-6 and above. VA's decision came after formal recommendations from the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs and is reflected in the VA Handbook 5005/15. The incorporation of these new requirements parallel certification standards within the private sector and demonstrate VA's commitment to...

2010-05-24 07:59:00

BOZEN, Sud-Tirol, Italy, May 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today announced that on the heels of the recently announced Health Robotics-McKesson exclusive partnership [ http://www.pr-inside.com/mckesson-expands-i-v-automation-portfolio-r1873650.h tm] i.v.SOFT and i.v.STATION new product designs and Q&A sessions will be held at the McKesson booth [701] of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists' Summer Meeting (ASHP) in Tampa, Florida, June 6-8, 2010. (Due to...


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