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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


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