Baxa Corporation Features PadLock®Set Saver at the ANCC National Magnet Conference™

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Baxa is promoting its new PadLock Set Saver product at the American Nursing Credentialing Center National Magnet Conference in Salt Lake City, UT, at The Salt Palace, October 15-17, 2008. An aseptic IV administration set storage solution, PadLock provides a secure seal for the end of the administration set, preventing contamination when the set is not being used for infusion.

Baxa Corporation is promoting its new PadLock Set Saver at the ANCC National Magnet Conference, October 15-17, in Salt Lake City. An aseptic IV administration set storage solution, PadLock provides a secure seal for the end of the administration set, preventing contamination when the set is not being used for infusion. Effective for multiple uses, the Set Saver attaches to an IV administration set and replaces the need for sterile, single-use caps. During the three-day exhibition, the Baxa sales team will demonstrate the new device at booth #613.

The ANCC, which sponsors the national conference, is the world's largest and most prestigious nurse credentialing organization and gives exposure through this venue to more than 5500 highly qualified nurses. This conference supports excellence in nursing and promotes quality patient care. The innovative PadLock Set Saver is designed to foster best practice for aseptic IV administration set maintenance, preventing touch contamination and securing the IV line between drug administrations. For more information, visit http://www.baxa.com/padlock

Baxa Corporation is a world leader in developing innovative technology for the safe handling, packaging and administration of fluid medications in hospital and alternate-care settings. Renowned for enhancing patient safety and improving processes within pharmacy settings. The PadLock Set Saver allows Baxa to bring its expertise and experience to the patient bedside.

About Magnet

The Magnet Recognition Program® was developed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to recognize healthcare organizations that provide exceptional nursing care and uphold the tenets of professional nursing practice. Only 4% of U.S. hospitals have Magnet status. It is truly the "gold standard" for excellence in nursing. The program also provides a vehicle for disseminating best practices and successful strategies among healthcare organizations. Currently there are 265 Magnet organizations with hundreds more in the applications process. Regardless of a healthcare organizations size, setting, or location, achieving Magnet designation attracts and retains quality employees and ensures positive healthcare outcomes for consumers.

About Baxa Corporation

Baxa, a customer-focused medical device company, provides innovative, solution-based technologies for medication handling and delivery. Its systems and devices promote the safe and efficient preparation, handling, packaging, and administration of medications. Key products include the PadLock® Set Saver, 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, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, The Netherlands and Switzerland; and distribution partners worldwide. Further information is available at http://www.baxa.com

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Marian Robinson, Vice President, Marketing
Baxa Corporation: 800.567.2292 ext. 2157 or 303.617.2157

Maggie Chamberlin Holben, APR
Absolutely Public Relations - http://www.absolutelypr.com - 303.984.9801 or 303.669.3558

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