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  • Developing a USP 800 Compliance Gap Analysis

    This article was written by David Aguero, manager of pharmacy operations and technology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and Kristin Marge, PharmD, BCPS, PGY1 residency program director at Inova Health System Mount Vernon read more
  • New USP 797 Hospital Pharmacy Design Projects in New York

    Pharmacy design architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects (http://bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy/) is pleased that it has been awarded six new pharmacy design projects in the state New York. All six of the pharmacy projects read more
  • Best Practices for Garbing in HD Sterile Compounding: Part 2

    This article — written by Kate Douglass, MS, RN, CRNI — was published in the January 2017 issue of Pharmacy Purchasing & Products. As per the article: “In the November issue of Pharmacy Purchasing & Products, the article read more
  • USP 797 Compounding Pharmacy Design in Maryland

    Pharmacy design architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects (http://bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy/) is pleased to announce that it has been hired to provide compounding pharmacy architectural design services for a read more
  • Refining PPE Usage for HD Compounding

    This article — written by Kate Douglass, MS, RN, CRNI, Amanda Richter, CPhT, Melanie Dorey, CPhT, and Izzat Rizvi — reviews PPE requirements relative to USP 800. The article focuses on gowns and shoe covers, and is read more
  • USP 797 Pharmacy Design Project in Connecticut

    Pharmacy design architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects (http://bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy/) is pleased to announce that architectural and engineering construction documents for a new pharmacy project in Connecticut read more
  • USP 800 and USP 797: What is New and What is the Same

    A new article on creating a USP 800 compliant pharmacy, by William N. Bernstein, AIA, has just been published in Health Facilities Management. Entitled “USP 800 Brings New Regulations to Hospital Pharmacies”, the article read more
  • USP 797 – Update on Current Status of Revisions

    As is well known, USP is in the process of updating USP 797. A brief history and update on the current revisions to USP 797 is listed below. This update is current as of the date of this article read more
  • Revolutionary BioClean D Drop-Down Garments for USP 797 Sterile Donning

    Cleanroom Connection added an innovative line of sterile disposable apparel from BioClean. The BioClean-D Drop-Down Garment is a single-use coverall with unique design to make aseptic donning quick and read more
  • Proposed Revisions to USP 797 – Overview and Current Status

    This article is an overview, including current status, of the proposed revisions to USP 797. USP 797 was first published in 2004.The last official revision to USP 797 became official on June 1, 2008.The Compounding Expert Committee of USP began read more
  • New USP 800 Projects in Design at Bernstein & Associates, Architects

    Bernstein & Associates Architects is please to announce that it is currently designing four new pharmacy projects which include facilities and services to address  read more
  • AMCBP Helps Compounding Facility Meet cGMP Regulations

    AM Cleanroom Build and Performance (AMCBP) was hired to propose a new cleanroom facility for a 503B outsourcing compounding facility. During the site walk to discuss plans for the new read more
  • Pharmacy Design Commission in Ohio Awarded to Bernstein & Associates, Architects

    Pharmacy design architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects (http://bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy/) has been selected to provide pharmacy design services for a new, USP 797 compliant compounding suite for a hospital read more
  • Decon’s 70% IPA and Purified Water Offered in both Sterile and Standard Versions

    Decon Labs Inc., market leading manufacturer of disinfectants and cleaners made specifically for cleanrooms and compounding areas, offers a wide range of sterile alcohol, sterile disinfectants, pre-sat wipes, and cleaners that will help you achieve USP 797 read more
  • LAB 797’s New Website Makes USP 797 Environmental Monitoring Easier Than Ever

    The new website allows pharmacists and certification companies to easily access the information and supplies they need to perform environmental monitoring in clean rooms. The simple to navigate website showcases read more
  • Hutchins & Hutchins, Inc. New and Improved!

    Over the past few months there have been several on-site and media based developments, to improve upon our level of quality and service. Two new offices have been built, to accommodate our growing staff and all of the offices read more
  • ISO-GCSTM by IsoTech Design

    The new ISO-GCS is a unique, easy, aseptic, safe glove changing system in compliance with USP 797 and USP 800 that is composed of PVC safe guard barrier sleeves, cuffs, gasket, O-rings, FDA silicone grade cuff extension read more
  • New Series of USP 797 & USP 800 Guide to Compliance Webinars

    Technical Safety Services, Inc. [TSS] is pleased to announce a new series of USP 797 & USP 800 Guide to Compliance Webinars.  Join TSS’ Andrew King for an informative discussion of regulatory requirements read more…
  • Acute Care Pharmaceuticals – 19 Years of Exceptional Products and Services to Healthcare Professionals

    Acute Care Pharmaceuticals has been servicing the healthcare industry for 19 years, delivering exceptional products and service to healthcare providers nationwide. We offer a wide range of USP  797 and 800 compliant read more

  • USP 800 Architectural Design Considerations for New Pharmacies

    In an article on the website usp800.guru, pharmacy architects Bernstein & Associates, Architects advocate planning for the future implementation of USP 800 in read more

  • Nearly Forty Years of Comprehensive Industrial Hygiene Testing & Newly Expanded Pharmaceutical and Microbiological Testing

    Ashland, Virginia, May 2, 2016 – Founded in 1977, Analytics Corporation has always been rooted in pharmaceutical and microbiological testing. Now, we’re expanding our pharmaceutical and microbiology testing services to make read more
  • USP 797 Pharmacy Blog

    The USP 797 pharmacy blog is focused exclusively on USP 797, a pharmacy-industry regulation which was developed by U.S. Pharmacopoeia. USP 797 (sometimes referred to as USP 797) is a regulation that was developed by USP to improve the methods read more
  • Decon’s 70% IPA and Purified Water Offered in both Sterile and Standard versions

    Decon Labs Inc., market leading manufacturer/supplier of disinfectants and cleaners made specifically for cleanrooms and compounding areas offers a wide range of sterile alcohol, sterile disinfectants, pre-sat wipes, and cleaners that will help you achieve read more
  • Pharmacy Design Commission in New York Awarded to Bernstein & Associates, Architects

    Pharmacy design architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects (http://bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy/) has been selected to provide pharmacy design services for a new inpatient pharmacy in New York. The new pharmacy will include a new compounding suite which read more
  • Hutchins & Hutchins Inc. Celebrates 30 Years of Business

    We would like to give a big THANK YOU to our dedicated employees, vendors, business colleagues and customers who have contributed so much to the success of our business. The professionalism, integrity and knowledge of our staff have made this company exceptional. We are read more
  • Pharmacy Design Commission in Connecticut Awarded to Bernstein & Associates, Architects

    Pharmacy design architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects (http://bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy/) has been selected to provide pharmacy design services for a new, USP 797 and USP 800 compliant compounding read more
  • Technical Safety Services,Inc. is offering an ongoing educational series for pharmacists involved in aseptic compounding

    Technical Safety Services, Inc. [TSS] is pleased to offer an ongoing educational series for pharmacists involved in aseptic compounding. Pharmacists throughout North America recently attended the USP 797 Guide to Compliance for Sterile Compounding read more
  • Pharmacy Design Commission in Las Vegas Awarded to Bernstein & Associates, Architects

    Pharmacy design architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects (http://bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy/) has been selected to provide pharmacy design consulting services for a new USP 797 and USP 800 compliant compounding suite for a hospital read more
  • New State-of-the-Art Pharmacy for Prominent Teaching Hospital in New York Completed

    Pharmacy design architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects (http://bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy/) is pleased to announce that a new inpatient pharmacy design that was designed by Bernstein & Associates, Architects, for a prominent New York teaching hospital read more
  • USP 797 Pharmacy Design Process Completed for Hospital in San Antonio

    Pharmacy design architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects (http://bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy/) has completed pharmacy design consulting services for a new hospital pharmacy in San Antonio. Pharmacy design consulting services included read more…
  • Contec, Inc. Introduces QuicKlean™ Mop System with MicroGenesis™ Wipe

    Since its inception, the USP market has struggled to find mopping systems to address their unique demands. Pharmacies have had to use products that are inadequate or considered excessive for use in their environments. The challenge that has been brought to our attention is to find ISO Class 7 cleanroom compatible materials that are not cost prohibitive and incorporate easy to use components… read more…
  • USP 800 Website Now Live

    The USP 800 website is now live. Please visit www.usp800.guru for USP 800 consulting, USP 800 news, and USP 800 vendors read more…
  • USP 797 Compounding Pharmacy Supplies Solution From Cleanroom Connection

    Cleanroom Connection specializes as a pharmacy cleanroom supplies source and one-stop shop for complete USP 797 compliance. Pharmacy cleanroom-trained staff offer great knowledge of USP 797 and now USP 800 personal protective equipment read more…
  • Charlotte Safety & CleanroomSupplyConnection.com Expand USP797 Division

    Charlotte Safety and CleanroomSupplyConnection.com have expanded their compounding pharmacy and cleanroom product offerings due to recent growth and need of their pharmacy clients. We are now an authorized dealer of SPS Medical sterilization products read more…
  • Decon Labs, Inc. – Contamination Control Made Simpler

    Decon Labs is the market leading manufacturer/supplier of disinfectants and cleaners made specifically for cleanrooms and compounding areas. Our wide range of sterile alcohol, sterile disinfectants, antimicrobial hand care products, pre-sat wipes, and cleaners will help you achieve USP 797 compliance… read more…
  • Charlotte Safety & Cleanroom Connection

    AnnounceCompoundingSupplyConnection.com to Support Pharmacies Aspiring for USP 797 Compliance
    Charlotte Safety & Clean Room Supply Connection have launchedwww.CompoundingSupplyConnection.com which caters to pharmacies and USP 797 compliance. We are a manufacturer of USP 797 cleanroom products as well as a master distributor of USP 797 cleanroom supplies from DuPont, Kimberly Clark, Texwipe, Criti Clean, Mettler Toledo, Neutec Group, Micronova, Veltek VAI, Biotest and other highly respected USP 797 product manufacturers… read more…
  • Dr. Joseph Manfrida from EMLab P&K’s Risk Assessment Pathogen Program begins collaboration with TestAmerica’s Ask the Expert webinar series

    Dr. Joseph Manfrida has begun working with the TestAmerica Ask the Expert webinar series to bring additional opportunities for education to interested professionals. Originally known for his acclaimed presentations in bacteriology, nosocomial mycoses, and USP , Dr. Manfrida is now presenting alongside the scientists of TestAmerica to create opportunities to discuss additional topics… read more…
  • Acute Care Pharmaceutical Disposable Medical Products

    For over 15 years, Acute Care Pharmaceuticals has been servicing the healthcare industry by delivering exceptional products and services to healthcare providers nationwide. Our disposable medical products are manufactured under the highest standards, resulting in reliable and compliant USP disposable products… read more…
  • Pharmacy Design Architect Selected for New Hospital Pharmacy in New York State

    Pharmacy design architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects http://bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy/ has been selected to provide pharmacy design services for a new hospital in New York State. Pharmacy design consulting services include: pharmacy planning, pharmacy design, pharmacy equipment planning, architectural and engineering services for the new pharmacy, pharmacy construction bidding, and pharmacy construction… read more…
  • EMD Millipore and Associates of Cape Cod, Inc. Launch Collaborative Educational Program for QC Microbiology Professionals

    Three-day course focuses on bioburden, endotoxin and sterility testing quality control methods. Attendees will explore practical applications and learn techniques to ensure high product quality and regulatory compliance. Courses launch in July 2012 and are offered throughout the US and Canada on an ongoing basis… read more…
  • USP 797 Pharmacy Design Project in California Completed, Pharmacy Design by Bernstein & Associates, Architects

    Bernstein & Associates, Architects, is pleased to announce that a USP 797 hospital pharmacy that the firm designed in California has been recently completed and successfully occupied. The USP 797 pharmacy design commission was for a complete, new, state-of-the-art hospital pharmacy featuring the latest pharmacy automation equipment. The project included all new ISO 7 anteroom, ISO 7 hazardous compounding room, and ISO 7 non-hazardous compounding room, as well as a complete new hospital pharmacy and employee pharmacy… read more…
  • Cleanroom Supply Connection.com launches Compounding Supply Connection

    Cleanroom Supply Connection announced today that it has launched Compounding Supply Connection which will cater to pharmacists and sterile compounding pharmacies and include product offerings such as glassware, sieves, capsule machines, cleanroom supplies, syringes, alcohols, hot plates, autoclaves, sterile swabs & wipers, disinfectants as well as other compounding and USP 797 related products… read more…
  • Pharmacy Design Architect Hired to Design New USP 797 Compliant Pharmacies

    Bernstein & Associates, Architects, a healthcare architecture firm specialized in pharmacy design amongst other healthcare specialties, is pleased to announce that it was recently hired to provide pharmacy design services on a new, USP 797 compliant pharmacy being constructed in the New York Metro region.. read more…
  • USP 797 Learning Boosted by Virtual Clean Room

    According to an article in Pharmacy Practice News, by David Bronstein, Purdue University’s College of Pharmacy has developed a three-dimensional (3-D) virtual clean room to teach its students how to comply with USP Chapter 797 requirements for sterile IV preparations.“The primary goal of the program,“ according to the article, “the first of its kind in pharmacy education, according to the instructors—was to enhance the students’ ability to confidently follow the sterile-compounding requirements. read more…
  • Pharmacy Design Architect Completes New USP 797 Compliant Pharmacy for Prominent Cancer Center Hospital in Buffalo, New York

    Pharmacy design architecture firm Bernstein & Associates, Architects, is pleased to announce that it has completed another, new USP 797 compliant pharmacy for Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY. The project involved complete redesign and reconstruction of large new cancer center pharmacy. This hospital pharmacy design project involved state-of-the-art pharmacy automation equipment. read more…
  • EMLab P&K Increases Mold Testing And Bacteria Testing Capacity To Support Northeast U.S. After Flood

    Severe storms battered the Northeast and caused flooding in some states including Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Jersey, and parts of New Hampshire and New York. Residents may be struggling with sewage back-ups and flooded basements and some neighborhoods have been evacuated. read more…
  • Pharmacy Architect Selected to Provide Pharmacy Design Consulting on New USP 797 Compliant Pharmacy in New York

    Bernstein & Associates, Architects, is pleased that it has been selected to provide pharmacy design consulting for a new hospital in New York. Pharmacy design consulting services include: pharmacy plan review, pharmacy equipment review, and design review of the project to confirm compliance to USP 797. read more…
  • Forward Thinking Pharmacy Design Boosts Patient Safety, Efficiency and Aesthetics

    A new hospital pharmacy design, for the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, has many goals, but the number one goal, from the beginning, was always clear: patient safety. The director of the pharmacy, Allan Cohen, PhD — who signs all of his emails with the phrase “Patient Safety is Contagious – Pass It On!” — and the Assistant Director, Sergio Castro, made sure that patient safety played a central role in the myriad decisions made in the planning and design process for the new pharmacy. read more…
  • New Article on Pharmacy Equipment Planning Published

    Equipment Planning, Inc. is pleased to announce the publication of a new article about pharmacy equipment planning. The article was published on Pharmacy Design (www.pharmacydesign.org), the website focused on pharmacy design and pharmacy equipment planning. read more…
  • Architect Selected to Design New State-of-the-Art Pharmacy in California

    Bernstein & Associates, Architects is pleased to announce it has been selected to provide architectural design and equipment planning services for a new hospital pharmacy in Santa Barbara, CA. The pharmacy will be designed to meet the latest best practices in pharmacy design, usp797, and the most current pharmacy automation equipment. Bernstein & Associates, Architects currently has (5) state-of-the-art pharmacies in design or construction. read more…
  • Connecticut Clean Room Corporation expands product line to include USP 797, safety and additional industrial products

    Bristol, CT — Connecticut Clean Room Corporation, a manufacturer, distributor and converter of special products that meet all critical manufacturing, industrial and sanitary standards has recently expanded its product line to include USP 797, safety and additional industrial products. “Our expanded product line enables us to better meet the needs of our current customer base, as well as attract new customers looking for USP 797 and safety products” said Seb Russo, Sales & Marketing Manager of Connecticut Clean Room Corporation. “Now more than ever, in these unsure times customers are looking to us to guide them in selecting the right product for the right application because we understand the products used in their industry.” read more…
  • New Article Published on Trends in Pharmacy Design and Operations

    Bernstein & Associates, Architects is pleased to announce the publication of an article on recent trends in pharmacy design and pharmacy planning. The article was published in the June 2009 edition of Pharmacy Design, the pharmacy design and pharmacy planning website, located atwww.pharmacydesign.org. read more…
  • New Article Published on Greening the Hospitals Environment

    Bernstein & Associates, Architects is pleased to announce the publication of a new article on greening the Hospital environment. The article has been published in the May 2009 edition of Hospital Newspaper. The article discusses opportunities to introduce green or sustainable design principles into a Hospital environment. The article references the LEED for Hospitals Green Building Rating System, as well as the Green Guide for Healthcare (GGHC). The principles discussed can be used to create sustainable Hospital design. The article includes discussion of the following areas: Sustainable Sites for Hospitals, Water Efficiency for Hospitals, Energy & Atmosphere for Hospitals, Materials & Resources for Hospitals, Environmental Quality for Hospitals, and Innovation & Design Process for Hospitals. read more…
  • PathCon® Announces USP 797 Airborne Microbes Initiative

    PathCon Laboratories, the pathogen control experts, today announced an initiative to assist pharmaceutical compounding facilities with US Pharmacopeia (USP) Regulation 797 compliance. The program provides a comprehensive laboratory analysis solution for facilities looking to evaluate the viable airborne microbial bioburden as described in USP 797 read more…
  • Architect Selected to Provide Pharmacy Design Consulting on New USP 797 Compliant Pharmacy in Santa Barbara

    Bernstein & Associates, Architects, is pleased that it has been selected to provide pharmacy design consulting for a new hospital in Santa Barbara. Services will include pharmacy programming, pharmacy adjacency diagrams, pharmacy flow diagrams, pharmacy equipment planning, and usp 797 pharmacy design. read more…
  • EMSL analytical offers analysis for USP 797 samples

    The new USP 797 guidelines are designed to prevent the improper handling and contamination of sterile compounds for certain drugs or biologic preparations. These items include: 1) baths for live tissues and organs, 2) opthalmics, 3) parenterals, 4) tissue implants, 5) aqueous nasal and bronchial inhalations 6) irrigating solutions. read more…
  • Architect’s New Cancer Center Pharmacy Goes into Construction

    Bernstein & Associates, Architects, is pleased to announce that a new usp 797 compliant pharmacy, designed by the firm, is now in the construction phase. The phased pharmacy construction project is located at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, one of the nation’s premier cancer centers. read more…
  • Bernstein & Associates, Architects announces that a new article on usp 797 facility design has been published in Health Facilities Management.

    Entitled “Clean Spaces: A look at the revised and reissued USP 797 pharmacy design regulation”, it was written by company principal William N. Bernstein, AIA. The article is a review of the new, 2008, usp 797 guideline, in terms of its impact on the design and construction of usp 797 compliant facilities. read more…