Publications
2018
  • Choosing Proper Hazardous Drug PPE for USP <800>: Part 1

    Fred Massoomi
    Journal Citation: Pharmacy Purchasing & Products, June 2018, Vol.15 No.6 – page 24

    Choosing proper personal protective equipment (PPE) is fundamental to minimize risk of exposure to hazardous drugs. Also critical is the correct donning, doffing and disposal of gloves, gowns, shoe covers and sleeve covers. Our expert Fred Massoomi, PharmD, FASHP explains in this recent PP&P article.

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  • Visante Insider – August 2018

    In this edition of the Visante Insider:

    Best practices for ensuring 340B Program Integrity
    On the Road to USP &lt;800&gt; Compliance: Section 11
    Joint Commission announces enhanced surveys for sterile compounding
    Choosing Proper Hazardous Drug PPE for USP &lt;800&gt;: Part 1
    
  • Pharmacists, It’s Time to Speak Up

    James Jorgenson
    Journal Citation: Drug Topics, Vol. 162, Issue 7

    In the July edition of Drug Topics, James Jorgenson, CEO, explains the importance of transformational change and why it is needed to achieve breakthrough results in U.S. healthcare. A major opportunity for innovative thinking includes how pharmacy is positioned in the healthcare system.

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  • Ensuring 340B Integrity

    Ghalib Abbasi
    Journal Citation: Pharmacy Purchasing & Products July 2018 – Vol. 15 No. 7 – p26

    In the July edition of Pharmacy Purchasing & Products, Ghalib Abbasi, PharmD, MS, MBA, shares his 340B expertise in this Q&A session.

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  • Visante Insider – June 2018

    In this edition of the Visante Insider:

    Introducing the Business of Pharmacy&#x2122; Forum
    What hospital executives need to know to protect their 340B Programs
    On the Road to USP 800 Compliance - Section 10
    Recruiting  - VP Pharmacy at Baptist Health
    
  • Top leaders in pharmacy gather to address major issues facing IDNs in 2018

    Journal Citation: Becker’s Hospital Review, June 5, 2018

    Written by James Jorgenson, RPh, MS, FASHP, Chief Executive Officer, Visante, Inc., Lynn Eschenbacher, PharmD, MBA, FASHP, Chief Pharmacy Officer, The Resource Group, Cedric Terrell, PharmD, MHA, Senior Vice President, Pharmacy Services, Novant Health

    No question that healthcare today is experiencing challenges and a pace of change never before seen. Patient access and service demands, rising costs, decreasing reimbursement and quality/safety improvement demands are all converging to create a “perfect storm” for healthcare leaders. Healthcare leaders might be wise in taking a page from one of America’s most successful investors, Warren Buffet. Mr. Buffet believes in long term value investing because he understands the power of exponential growth. Companies with sustainable profits can pay and grow their dividends. He regards down markets as an opportunity to buy good companies at reasonable prices.

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