Monthly Archives: October 2014

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Bar-Coded Medication Preparation for Chemotherapy [article]

The September 2014 issue of Pharmacy Purchasing & Products contains an article on the use of bar code scanning during the preparation of compounded sterile products (CSPs).  The article touches on some of the topics that Mark and I cover in our report, In the Clean Room; errors in the IV room, bar code scanning during […]

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Lexicomp’s new Drug ID mobile module

Lexicomp has a new Drug ID module for their suite of mobile applications. New Drug ID mobile module! Video shows fast & simple interface that IDs loose drugs based pill & capsule features. http://t.co/GCBvOoi6af— Lexicomp (@Lexi_Comp) October 13, 2014 Based on the Tweet I thought the new application would identify “loose drugs” with the camera […]

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In the Clean Room: A Review of Technology-Assisted Sterile Compounding Systems in the US [report]

For the better part of the past year I’ve been working on a project with Mark Neuenschwander of The Neuenschwander Company looking at technologies used in pharmacy clean rooms to prepare sterile compounds. The research into this area took much longer than originally anticipated. We discovered along the way that this subject is much more […]

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Saturday morning coffee [October 4, 2014]

“Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right, decide on what you think is right and stick to it.” ~George Eliot So much happens each and every week that it’s hard to keep up sometimes. Here are some of the tabs that are open in my browser this morning along with some random thoughts…. The […]

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I returned my Moto 360 and here’s why

I felt fortunate when I received an email from Motorola inviting me to be an early purchaser of a Moto 360 smartwatch. Thrilled is more accurate. In my opinion the 360 is probably the best looking of  all the new Android Wear watches. I jumped at the opportunity.

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