Ensuring Quality and Patient Safety with Safecor Health

Quality and patient safety is always the highest priority when repackaging medications. At Safecor Health, our quality steps ensure compliance with regulatory agencies and hospital repackaging preferences.

In fact, our quality discipline is the primary reason why hundreds of institutional pharmacies across the country use Safecor Health as the trusted source for repackaging.

Hazardous Drug Repackaging with Safecor Health

Repackaging hazardous drugs to new USP 800 standards can be challenging. Safecor Health has a dedicated USP 800 packaging room and repackages most drugs on the NIOSH list.

Ready reduce the burden and costs associated with hazardous drug repackaging? Contact us today to learn more.

FDA Label Changes for Vitamins A, D and E

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) now requires that manufacturers change their product labels from international units (IU) to metric units of measurement — micrograms (mcg) or milligrams (mg). This comes as a result of the FDA’s final rule, “Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition Supplement Facts Labels,” published on May 27, 2016.
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Ensuring a Quality-Driven Repackaging Process [infographic]

Patient safety is always the highest priority when repackaging medications. The process of repackaging these drugs into unit-dose can be tedious but it’s important to have steps in place to ensure your repackaged product is of the highest quality. The best way to establish medication and patient safety is for your entire repackaging process to be driven by quality assurance. At Safecor Health, we invest in training and education for every employee to ensure our team performs every process according to the highest-quality operating procedures.

Check out our infographic below to learn more about Safecor Health’s quality-driven repackaging process.

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How Will USP General Chapter <800> Affect Medication Repackaging?

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) developed USP General Chapter <800> to better protect all workers, patients and general public who may potentially come in contact with hazardous drugs. Many hospitals are keeping this top of mind as they try to understand how these requirements will impact their pharmacy operations. If your hospital pharmacy currently repackages hazardous drugs in-house, you may need to implement new steps and process changes to be compliant with USP <800> once it becomes official (tentatively December 2019).

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