PharMEDium's Technology Helps Hospital Pharmacists Ensure Safety
LAKE FOREST, Ill., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- David N. Jonas, CEO, PharMEDium Services, announces the commitment to continue corporate R&D investments for innovations with an unprecedented focus on patient safety, quality and efficiency, providing hospital pharmacists with a steady stream of technologically-driven service advancements. Working in collaboration with hospital pharmacists to enhance patient safety and quality, PharMEDium is offering solutions to challenges associated with supply chain just-in-time services, shortages of key drugs and technology. PharMEDium has completed and implemented comprehensive process improvements across all locations resulting in more efficient service delivery while improving patient safety. PharMEDium conducts rigorous routine monitoring of its processes, facilities, personnel and admixtures.
David Jonas commented, "We have reached another milestone in continuous innovations that enhance quality, patient safety, and each customer's experience. Our new technological innovations in drug compounding, distribution, and dispensing are integral to ensuring our hospital customers can continue to improve patient care and efficiency."
"Completing systems integration facilitates PharMEDium's ability to apply LEAN principles to our process to improve speed to market while maintaining the level of quality our customers have come to expect from us," stated Tom Cosentino, Vice President of Field Operations and Supply Chain. "Our automated process verification system is designed to ensure accuracy from sterile FDA approved components through all critical steps in the compounding process including labeling, packaging and shipping to the right hospital and ultimately to the right patient."
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