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2011-08-09 08:52:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In its efforts to further advance best practices with the continuous improvement of safety, B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) announced today that its OnGuard(TM) Contained Medication System can help increase institution and new legislation compliance regarding the protection of healthcare workers from exposure to hazardous drugs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081022/NYW008LOGO ) Senate Bill 5594 has recently directed The...

2011-07-27 07:00:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Carmel Pharma, Inc., a Swedish company that manufactures the PhaSeal® System, the leading closed-system drug transfer device for the safe handling of hazardous drugs that are packaged in vials. The acquisition is expected to close by the end of BD's fiscal year...

2010-10-26 09:25:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxa Corporation, a leading provider of medical devices and systems that automate pharmacy operations, today announced the 2011 dates for its STAR (Skills Training, Academics and Resources) Center. Located at the Baxa global headquarters in Englewood CO, the STAR Center furthers best practice in health-system pharmacy operations. The ACPE-accredited 2011 curriculum offers participants hands-on training in a state-of-the-art cleanroom and pharmacy...


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