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IV-WMS: Slow Adoption Remains A Threat to Compounding Safety
By Adam Leitenberger

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to strain budgets and resources, U.S. hospital pharmacies have made progress in adopting IV workflow management systems (IV-WMS)…

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Drug barcode guru and gadfly talks FDA rules and IV robotics
By Bill Siwicki

Patient safety advocate Mark Neuenschwander is now working to make hospital intravenous therapy as safe as humanly – and robotically – possible.

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2019 and 2020: Optimistic? Pessimistic? It’s All Relative
By Marie Rosenthal and David Bronstein

That top level of quality is critical, especially in IV compounding, added Mark Neuenschwander, the founding director of THRIV, an organization advocating for accuracy in IV medication preparation.

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George Laurer, who designed the modern barcode, dies at 94
By Mark Neuenschwander

George Laurer, the electrical engineer who designed the modern barcode in the 1970s, has died at age 94.

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