Englewood, CO (PRWEB) December 28, 2006
"Patient Safety and Peak Performance Through Pharmacy Training" from Baxa Corporation is now posted at http://publicrelationsnewsroom.com/_wsn/page18.html for media and professional access. The posting discusses the history of sterile compounding in pharmacy practice, current state, and the need for a purpose-built facility that provides practical, hands-on training in pharmacy preparation and regulatory compliance in order to achieve the level of patient safety and performance excellence required in today's pharmacy environments.
The article is authored by Peter Campanella PharmD, Director of Professional Services, and Marian Robinson, VP Marketing, at Baxa Corporation.
Baxa, a long-time proponent of hospital pharmacy safety initiatives recently launched its state-of-the-art STAR (Skills Training, Academics and Resources) Center for pharmacy and cleanroom skills training. Baxa designed and built the STAR Center as a fully USP 797-compliant pharmacy cleanroom to provide professional education on pharmacy practice, cleanroom principles and compliance to regulatory requirements.
The STAR Center, the only dedicated facility of its kind in the world for hands-on cleanroom experience and training in environmental monitoring and aseptic technique, provides a unique opportunity for industry professionals to learn best practice from subject-matter expert trainers. More information is available at http://www.baxa.com/starcenter.
About Baxa Corporation
Baxa, a customer-focused medical device company, provides innovative, solution-based technologies for fluid handling and delivery. Its systems and devices promote the safe and efficient preparation, handling, packaging, and administration of fluid medications. Key products include Rapid-Fill™ Automated Syringe Fillers, Exacta-Med® Oral Dispensers, MicroFuse® Syringe Infusers, Repeater™ Pharmacy Pumps, and Exacta-Mix™ and MicroMacro™ Multi-Source Automated Compounders; used worldwide in hospitals and healthcare facilities. Privately held, Baxa Corporation has subsidiaries and sales offices in Canada and the United Kingdom; direct representation in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg and The Netherlands; and distribution partners worldwide. Further information is available at http://www.baxa.com.
Marian Robinson, Vice President, Marketing
Baxa Corporation: 800.567.2292 ext. 2157 or 303.617.2157
Maggie Chamberlin Holben, APR, Absolutely Public Relations