Navigation Links
UHC and Safecor Health Announce Multi-Year Agreement for Repackaging Bar-Coded Medications
Date:12/2/2008

OAK BROOK, Ill. and WOBURN, Mass., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- To support medication-safety initiatives, University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) and Safecor Health, LLC, announced today that UHC has awarded Safecor Health a 3-year agreement for bar-coded pharmaceutical repackaging services. The contract is effective November 1, 2008.

"UHC is very pleased with the addition of unit-dose packaging services to our portfolio of agreements and is excited to embark on a partnership with Safecor Health for this valuable offering," says Cindy White, vice president of operations at UHC. "Safecor Health offers the UHC membership years of experience, a wide range of packaging services, bar-code technology, and an individualized partnership with each client."

Under the agreement terms, Safecor Health will provide UHC members a comprehensive menu of unit-dose, bar-coded repackaging services geared toward each hospital's unique dosing needs and bar-code requirements, including oral solids, liquid cups, oral syringes, and powders.

Bar-coded pharmaceuticals in ready-to-administer doses are an essential component of effective medication-safety protocols, enabling bar-code scanning of medications at the patient bedside. Safecor Health is the nation's leading provider of unit-dose bar-code repackaging to hospitals, health systems and long-term care pharmacies.

"Safecor Health is honored to have been selected by UHC as an important medication safety partner for their members and affiliates," said Ryan O'Dell, chief marketing and sales officer for Safecor Health. "Safecor Health and its employees have a tremendous commitment to delivering superior quality products and a wide range of bar-code solutions to our customers throughout the United States. We look forward to working with the many leading academic medical centers represented by UHC."

About UHC

Founded in 1984, the University HealthSystem Consortium is an alliance of 103 of the nation's leading academic medical centers and 191 associate member institutions affiliated with those academic medical centers, which represents more than 90% of the nonprofit academic medical centers in the United States.

About Safecor Health, LLC

Safecor Health, LLC, headquartered in Woburn, Mass, focuses on providing products and services that improve the medication administration process in hospitals, health systems, and long-term care pharmacies. With more than 30 years of experience, the company is the largest independent shared service provider of outsourced pharmaceutical repackaging in the United States. For more information, please visit www.safecorhealth.com

To contact Safecor Health, call (800) 447-1006 or e-mail info@safecorhealth.com.

    Media Inquiries

    UHC
    Linda Bosy
    (630) 954-2808 Office
    (312) 301-6328 Mobile
    bosy@uhc.edu

    Safecor Health
    Stephen Fischbach
    (800) 447-1006
    sfischbach@safecorhealth.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE UHC
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. States View Limits on Retiree Health Benefits
2. Holiday Season Brings New Hope to Millions Who Suffer from Common Chronic Health Disorder
3. Quest Diagnostics to Speak at the 20th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference
4. Elsevier announces the 2008 supplement of Reproductive Health Matters
5. Daughters of Charity Health System Improves IT Efficiency and Accelerates Time-to-Treatment with EMC
6. Emdeon Convenes Industry Forum to Monitor Business Efficiency in Healthcare
7. Moms Find Fun, Healthy Snacks That Help Fight Childhood Obesity
8. MedCommons HealthURL, a New Unified Clinical Viewer Appliance, Is Integrated with EMC Open Systems Archive Solution for Healthcare Organizations
9. Rising Health Costs Prompt Women to Neglect Health
10. Genoptix Announces Participation at the RBC Capital Markets 2008 Healthcare Conference
11. The National Health Service and Attainia Move to Modernize Medical Capital Equipment Budgeting and Planning for the United Kingdom
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/28/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... May 28, 2017 , ... HYPERAMS, ... a medical scrubs and uniform distributor based in Lima, Ohio. The sale began this ... approximately one million units of medical garments, scrubs, uniforms, and medical accessories, including blood ...
(Date:5/27/2017)... ... 27, 2017 , ... Hate visiting the dentist? You should go twice per year for checkups, ... your teeth at home. Here are some dental tips to help out: , 1. Brushing ... in your work desk or a locker at school for a quick brushing after lunch. ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... The American Parkinson Disease Association’s ... eighty-nine grant submissions all vying for nearly $1,000,000 in funding that will be ... The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is focused on advancing scientific research that ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... A new analysis of ... the healthiest seniors are located in the Midwest. With the average cost of healthcare ... people are concerned with both the quality and affordability of where they live. An ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in Abilene, ... Agreements being discussed by President Donald Trump and the rest of the world. Donald ... up peace talks in the continuous battle between Israel and Palestine. The world’s eyes ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/4/2017)... 2017  A new tight-tolerance microextrusion medical tubing ... materials, is being launched by Natvar, a Tekni-Plex ... in recent years to service a wide variety ... More expensive materials such as glass and fluoropolymers ... to their ability to consistently hold tolerances. This ...
(Date:5/3/2017)... 3, 2017  Kalorama Information notes that transplant ... next year and this is projected to continue ... cell (HSCT) or bone marrow transplants require histocompatibility ... well-suited for this task. This according to a ... Information. The various PCR-based methodologies, Sanger sequencing and ...
(Date:5/2/2017)... and NEW YORK ... As the leading distributor of market intelligence, ... European Med Tech Reimbursement Consulting AB that ... Tech Reimbursement Consulting AB,s proprietary market analyses through the ... professionals around the world easy access to complete product ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: