February 28, 2008 — /BELLEVUE, WA/ — Pharmacy OneSource, creator of the Simplifi 797 quality assurance web application, is pleased to announce that industry expert Eric S. Kastango, MBA, RPh, FASHP, CEO of Clinical IQ, has updated the included policies and procedures reference section in Simplifi 797 to match USP’s revised chapteron pharmaceutical compounding, “Sterile Preparations.”
The revised chapter was finalized in December 2007 and tightened standards and conditions for sterile compounding over the previous version of Chapter 797. These revisions will become official on June 1, 2008.
“Policies and procedures are the foundation for a robust compounding quality system,” says Kastango. “I’m very excited that Simplifi 797 has these updated policies and procedures to complement the outstanding software that provides pharmacists and technicians the tools to be successful.”
Simplifi 797 is a web-based application that automates, integrates, and streamlines the quality activities and documentation required to meet USP Chapter 797. Simplifi 797 manages task scheduling and monitoring, and automates the reporting of exceptions and compliances.
About Pharmacy OneSource
Pharmacy OneSource is pharmacies’ number 1 software-as-a-service provider. Its 50 innovative team members provide best-in-class SaaS solutions to current and future challenges within health-system pharmacies worldwide. Its SaaS solutions contribute to high performance pharmacies through better outcomes, lower costs, and system-wide results. More than 1,000 healthcare organizations worldwide utilize the company’s HIPAA compliant web-based services, including Accupedia,Amplifi, Quantifi,ScheduleRx, Sentri7, Simplifi 797, and UnitStock.
About Clinical IQ
Clinical IQ, LLC is a privately held consulting company based in Florham Park, NJ. It is led by Eric Kastango, MBA, RPh, FASHP, President and CEO, who is seen as an expert in many areas of the pharmacy industry, but particularly in USP Chapter processes. Clinical IQ, LLC aims to serve as the trusted source for pharmacy information services and product solutions for all its customers who range from local start-up operations to established national companies in the hospital, home care, and specialty compounding industries. With this aim, Clinical IQ creates software, classroom training, web based training, audit tools, and many other informational products to make sterile compounding and related areas of pharmacy safer.