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Baxa Corporation Launches 'Culture of Safety' Campaign to Recognize National Patient Safety Awareness Week
Date:3/10/2009

re. Without impacting the flexibility of the program to meet facility-specific compounding requirements, Baxa was able to offer guidelines for the use of its Abacus Software that improve patient safety by limiting the opportunity for catastrophic errors and enhance the function of the program through greater use of templates. One of the components of the Baxa campaign is to offer free white papers detailing customer experiences with the Abacus tool and how the new warning limits have helped facilities avoid medication errors and have positive patient outcomes.

Other 2009 Culture of Safety initiatives include targeted email campaigns, sponsorship of speakers at industry meetings and case studies geared towards patient and medication safety improvements.

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(R) Set Saver, Rapid-Fill(TM) Automated Syringe Fillers, Exacta-Med(R) Oral Dispensers, MicroFuse(R) Syringe Infusers, Repeater(TM) Pharmacy Pumps, and Exacta-Mix(TM) and MicroMacro(TM) 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 www.baxa.com.

About the National Patient Safety Foundation

The National Patient Safety Foundation is an independent not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that has been diligently pursuing one mission since its founding
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