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Baxa Corporation to Sponsor Free Webinar on Improving the Quality of Sterile Compounding Through Automation


1/28/2010 8:26:24 AM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxa Corporation - a leading developer of medical device technology for the safe handling, preparation, packaging and administration of fluid medications - announces a new Webinar program supporting quality and compliance in sterile compounding activities. The Webinar presentation, titled "Improving Sterile Compounding Quality Through Automation," features Eric Kastango RPh, MBA, FASHP in a discussion of the testing requirements and industry regulations and the use of automation to achieve product quality and patient safety goals. This ACPE-accredited Webinar presentation provides participants with one CE credit and takes place on February 25, 2010, at 2 PM Eastern Time/11 AM Pacific Time.

Kastango, a professional trainer at the Baxa Skills Training, Academics and Resources (STAR) Center(R), is a consultant on topics of USP 797 compliance, best practice in sterile compounding and cleanroom operations. He has provided consulting on beyond-use-dating and the use of automated filling systems and performed benchmark testing on the IntelliFill i.v. System to determine its capabilities for USP 797-compliant sterile filling.

Interested participants can register for the February 25th Webinar at https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/246924387 or by visiting the Baxa Webinar site at http://www.baxa.com/webinars. Visitors are encouraged to register in advance as space is limited.

Baxa, a customer-focused medical device company, provides innovative, solution-based technologies for medication handling and delivery. Its systems and devices promote the safe and efficient preparation, handling, packaging, and administration of medications. Privately held, Baxa Corporation has subsidiaries and sales offices in Florida, Canada and the United Kingdom; direct representation in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, The Netherlands and Switzerland; and distribution partners worldwide. Further information is available at www.baxa.com.

CONTACT: Marian Robinson, Vice President, Marketing, of Baxa Corporation,
1-800-567-2292, ext. 2157 or +1-303-617-2157, marian.robinson@baxa.com; or
Maggie Chamberlin Holben, APR, of Absolutely Public Relations,
+1-303-984-9801 or +1-303-669-3558, maggie@absolutelypr.com, for Baxa
Corporation

Web site: http://www.baxa.com/



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