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  • Road to USP <800> Compliance: Section 12

    Road To USP 800 Compliance

    Section 12  Dispensing Final Dosage Forms

    Sections 1 through 11 of USP Chapter 800: Hazardous Drugs—Handling in Healthcare Settings provides the blueprint for safely getting a hazardous drug into our facilities and on to shelves …

  • Road to USP <800> Compliance: Section 11

    Section 11 Labeling, Packaging, Transport, and Disposal of Hazardous Drugs

     As we make our way down the Road to USP 800 Compliance, we’ve seen how Sections 1 through 10 of USP Chapter 800: Hazardous Drugs—Handling in Healthcare Settingsprovide the …

  • Joint Commission announces on-site surveys of sterile compounding facilities

    New focus on safety comes on the heels of numerous USP releases

    The Joint Commission announced at the end of July 2018 the on-site survey enhancement process for sterile medication compounding for facilities seeking accreditation.[i]Since implementing their own Medication Certification Program, …

  • Road to USP <800> Compliance: Section 10

    On the Road to Compliance, Sections 1 through 9 of USP Chapter 800: Hazardous Drugs—Handling in Healthcare Settings are the blueprint and engineering structures with checks and balances for quality control. They also provide direct protective measures on and …