Exclusive: FDA plans new compounding pharmacy policy, agency head says

BOSTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday the agency is working on a new policy that would encourage more compounding pharmacies to register under a law enacted [...]

5 Reasons Why USP Compliance Matters Now

Chapters <797>, <800> a key focus Sterile compounding processes are a critical component of optimal and safe patient care in today’s hospitals and health systems. These processes are also some of the riskiest functions of [...]

The Underappreciated Risks of Hospital IV Compounding

A typical hospital room can be described as a patient lying in a bed with an IV drip bag hanging from a pole. But when you take a closer look at IV administration of fluids [...]

FDA clarifies track-and-trace requirements for pharmacists

Activity around the Drug Supply Chain and Security Act (DSCSA), better known as track and trace, is picking up, with FDA releasing several draft guidances to help implement the law, which have a direct impact [...]