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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...

2009-09-22 08:00:00

DUBLIN, Ohio, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health today introduced an expanded suite of consulting, analytics and operations services to help hospital pharmacy directors improve cost containment, work flow and patient safety. These expanded services are designed to support pharmacy directors in helping their hospitals address ongoing economic constraints, improve quality outcomes and implement solutions to improve patient safety. Pharmacy directors can customize the...

2009-06-29 08:00:00

Dennis Tribble is an expert resource on hospital pharmacy operations, information technology and medication safety issues. ENGLEWOOD, Colo., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Dennis Tribble, PharmD, is now profiled at the Expert Information for Journalist site -- http://expert411.com/_wsn/page3.html -- for media and professional access. This announcement is made by Marian Robinson, VP Marketing for Baxa Corporation, who says Tribble is Chief Pharmacy Officer and Chief Technology Officer for the...

2009-05-06 08:00:00

Dennis Tribble, PharmD, will speak on 'Upstream Processing of Medications' at this year's unSUMMIT, May 6-8, at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina. ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- FHT, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Baxa Corporation, is sponsoring a professional presentation discussing the accuracy and importance of Bar Code Medication Administration (BCMA) at this year's unSUMMIT for Bedside Barcoding, May 6-8, in Tampa. The presenter, Dennis Tribble, PharmD, is the...

2008-12-08 07:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition -- Omnicell, Inc., (Nasdaq: OMCL) a leading provider of system solutions to acute healthcare facilities, and Brigham and Women's Hospital, a 777-bed teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School located in the heart of Boston's renowned Longwood Medical Area, today announced the planned installation of Omnicell's SinglePointe(TM) automated patient-specific medication management system. With the...

2008-12-07 05:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Talyst, a leader in pharmacy automation, today demonstrated InSite(TM), its innovative hardware and software system designed to help central pharmacies provide unparalleled support for extended care environments with the use of remote dispensing technologies. The products were developed in response to hospital pharmacies' increasing need to implement safer, more cost-effective ways to service the long-term care and correctional care environments...


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