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2010-10-13 08:00:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxa Corporation, a leading provider of medical devices and systems that automate pharmacy operations, today unveiled enhancements to the FormularyPlus drug information management system included with its DoseEdge Pharmacy Workflow Management System. The Baxa DoseEdge System now features a more easily updated and expanded master formulary of NDC (National Drug Code) bar codes and other critical drug information for instant, correct...

2010-09-21 12:33:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Principle Pharmacy Group (Principle), a leader in hospital pharmacy management, has added several new pharmacy management customers and finalized a partnership with Jackson Pharmacy Professionals as a result of a combined success in Texas. The partnership came as a result of the two organizations working successfully together over the past several months at Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) in Longview, Texas, a new customer win that occurred...

2010-09-01 04:30:00

LONDON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The pharmacy automation systems market in Europe is experiencing a tremendous growth spurt. Until recently, most pharmacies have been either without automation or have employed very basic automation systems. In response, the adoption rate of automation systems across Europe has been progressing from basic prescription management systems to advanced medication pick-up and drug dispensing automation systems. Likewise, although the adoption of automation...

2010-08-03 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omnicell, Inc., (Nasdaq: OMCL) a leading provider of system solutions to acute healthcare facilities, today released the new Omnicell packager with award winning WorkflowRx software. The next generation of packaging technology supports bar code medication administration (BCMA) and increases unit dose packaging efficiency and dispensing accuracy. Integrated with the latest WorkflowRx software, version 7.0, this high-speed packager...

2010-04-26 07:59:00

BOZEN, Sud-Tirol, Italy, April 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today announced the upcoming cooperation with the International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners (ISOPP), B|Braun Melsungen, and the General Faculty Hospital of Prague to host ISOPP delegates at its bi-annual congress to witness live demonstrations of CytoCare in an Oncology patient setting. CytoCare is the only robot in the world proven to compound hazardous sterile I.V. Admixtures. ISOPP 2010 delegates may...

2010-02-22 09:45:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxa Corporation, a leading provider of medical devices and systems that automate pharmacy operations and increase patient safety, today announced that Baxa Director of International Sales, Phil Walsh, is one of four finalists for "Sales Director of the Year" in the 2010 Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service. This premier awards program recognizes outstanding accomplishments of sales and customer service professionals...

2010-01-19 09:00:00

CLEVELAND, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly four years after the loss of Christopher Jerry's two-year-old daughter, Emily, the anguish over her accidental death lingers on. Now, as the head of a non-profit foundation working to prevent medical errors, Jerry is entering the new year with a renewed sense of purpose promoting an all-new life-saving technology in honor of Emily. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100119/NE39612LOGO ) Today, the Emily Jerry Foundation announced a...

2009-12-01 07:37:00

DUBLIN, Ohio, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At next week's 44th Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) in Las Vegas, hospital pharmacy experts from Cardinal Health will highlight solutions, tools and resources designed to help hospital pharmacies improve safety, workflow and cost containment. Providing pharmaceutical and medical supply chain services to more than one-third of all hospitals nationwide, Cardinal Health was...

2009-11-30 08:00:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxa Corporation is sponsoring a professional presentation discussing what "culture of safety" means in today's pharmacy environment. The Midday Symposium presentation, "Creating a Culture of Safety in Pharmacy," features a panel of health-system professionals discussing their experiences with culture of safety, what it takes to build a culture of safety in pharmacy and the role of technology in enabling or inhibiting safe practice. The...

2009-10-14 12:47:57

A recent study led by Dr. Khaled El Emam, the Canada Research Chair in Electronic Health Information at the CHEO Research Institute, found that the information in hospital prescription records can quite easily re-identify patients. Information on drug prescriptions are a highly sought after commodity. Pharmaceutical companies like to access this data to fine tune their marketing and sales efforts. Many retail pharmacies in Canada sell their prescription records to commercial data aggregators...