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 safety initiatives, features a panel of health-system professionals that will highlight how pharmacy workflow management can improve patient safety, drive efficiency and manage quality control in the pharmacy. The ACPE-accredited program takes place at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 7th in Platinum Ballroom 7 at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel in Anaheim, California.
The panel discussion, moderated by Rich Paoletti, Vice-President of Operations, Lancaster General Hospital, will explore the advantages of dose preparation management for IV and oral doses. The panel will include a number of pharmacy experts, including:Jennifer Austin, Director of Pharmacy, St. Joseph Hospital, N. Lutz, Florida. She is an Associate Faculty member for the ASHP Foundation's Pharmacy Leadership Academy and a Clinical Assistant Professor with the University of Florida, College of Pharmacy. Jack Bond, Director of Pharmacy and Director of Respiratory Therapy, Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas. He is highly published, including a 2003 implementation guide for Electronic Medication Administration Records and Medication Bar Coding, and is a member of the ASHP, APHA, KSHP and the Wichita Academy of Pharmacists. Pranish Kantesaria, Director of Pharmacy, Riley Children's Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana. In addition to earning a Doctorate of Pha