Monthly Archives: May 2015

Saturday morning coffee [May 23 2015]

“I was out on a date recently and the guy took me horseback riding. That was kind of fun, until we ran out of quarters.” – Susie Loucks So much happens each and every week, and it’s hard to keep up sometimes. Here are some of the tabs that are open in my browser this […]

“Improving Safety and Efficiency in the IV Room” : thoughts on the ASHP webinar

I previously wrote about a live webinar put on by ASHP – Improving Safety and Efficiency in the IV Room: Key Features of Automated Workflow Systems – on Wednesday, May 20 2015. The webinar was made up of three separate, 20 minute presentations: Medication Error Reduction Strategy Using Dispense Preparation and Dispense Check by Tom Lausten, RPh, […]

Saturday morning coffee [May 16 2015]

“Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt So much happens each and every week, and 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 mug below comes from the Starbucks Roastery & […]

Upcoming ASHP Webinar: Improving Safety and Efficiency in the IV Room

This caught my attention. ASHP is holding a live webinar – Improving Safety and Efficiency in the IV Room: Key Features of Automated Workflow Systems – on Wednesday, May 20 2015 at 2:00 PM ET. According to the webinar site “Technology for IV rooms can be used to streamline work processes and support staff.  However, […]

I’m done with #Lenovo machines

I’ve had a lot of laptops over the years. I started with a Compaq tablet PC back in the day. Great machine. Ground breaking design and functionality. Tried Toshiba a couple of times. Nice machines, but they always had terrible batter life. Had one really nice high-end business class HP. I liked that machine. I’ve […]

ASHP updates chemotherapy guidelines [UPDATED]

It seems as though everyone has chemotherapy on the brain. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is in the process of updating their Alert on Preventing Occupational Exposures to Antineoplastic and Other Hazardous Drugs in Health Care Settings. NIOSH already released a new list of hazardous drugs late last year. The U.S. Pharmacopeial […]