COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- HealthTrust Purchasing Group, L.P. (HealthTrust), has awarded a contract to Safecor Health, LLC (Columbus, Ohio) for outsourced medication repackaging and bar coding services. The agreement, effective July 1, 2012, provides HealthTrust members a high-quality, turn-key repackaging program for oral pharmaceuticals that improves pharmacy operations and supports and enhances medication safety.
Patient safety and the prevention of medication errors are top priorities for hospitals, health systems and other sites of patient care. As the industry leader, Safecor Health provides outsourced medication repackaging and bar coding services to institutional pharmacies while delivering many operational efficiencies and other important advantages to customers. Safecor Health helps minimize pharmacy labor costs associated with repackaging and checking medications, solves key quality and regulatory challenges, reduces or limits capital equipment investments in repackaging equipment, reallocates valuable pharmacy space and provides tremendous flexibility in an ever-changing healthcare market. Safecor Health's repackaging formats and bar codes seamlessly integrate with existing clinical pharmacy systems as well as inventory and drug dispensing systems, enabling accurate drug replenishment and safe administration of meds at the patient bedside or point of care.
About Safecor Health
Safecor Health, LLC, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, is a FDA registered pharmaceutical manufacturer and repackager with production facilities in Columbus, OH and Woburn, MA. For more than 35 years, Safecor Health has solved critical challenges for customers related to the unique packaging, labeling and bar-coding requirements of pharmaceutical products. Safecor Health serves the specialized needs of hospitals and health systems; long term care and correctional care pharmacy providers; federal, state and local government entities; pharmaceutical manufacturers and wholesalers; hospices, large clinics and other sites of patient care. For more information, please visit www.safecorhealth.com.
About HealthTrust Purchasing Group
HealthTrust Purchasing Group, L.P., headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., is a group purchasing organization that supports nearly 1,400 not-for-profit and for-profit acute care facilities, as well as 10,600 ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices and alternate care sites. With an annual purchasing volume by its members of more than $20 billion, HealthTrust is committed to obtaining the best price for clinically recommended products, ensuring their timely delivery, and continuously evaluating and improving its services to the patients, physicians and clinicians it serves. The website is www.healthtrustpg.com.
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