Last week, I was very encouraged but humbled, to receive the following email from my friend, Dr. Dan Degnan and his colleague Dr. Ephrem Abebe at Purdue University College of Pharmacy. They had invited me to speak last… Read More
On the Road to Oklahoma City’s Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital
Heading to Oklahoma City today for meetings at the Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital tomorrow. Really looking forward to discussing how IV automation is proven to significantly reduce or even eliminate the “human error” component in the hospital pharmacy workflow, ultimately saving countless lives of the most vulnerable patients for preventable medication errors…our babies and children.
My good friend Grace Magedman, who has been the Director of Pharmacy Services at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County for many years, sums it up best when she says, “IV automation in pediatric pharmacy practice is an essential tool in delivering the safest and most accurate doses, especially for our tiniest patients. We must no longer consider it optional in the way we deliver pharmaceutical care.”