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Demystifying pharmacy regulations

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Demystifying pharmacy regulations USP 797 USP 800 Bridgeport Hospital Pharmacy Renovation
Satisfying the recently updated U.S. Pharmacopeial Compounding Compendium Convention regulations – more frequently known as USP 797 – can be a daunting task for healthcare facilities. At the New England Healthcare Engineers’ Society Annual Fall Conference, one of our architects noted that out of the dozens health facility representatives present at the USP 797/800 lecture, only a handful were confident that their pharmacies met upcoming USP 800 standards. After witnessing all of the apprehension, we decided to shed some light on the situation.

What are USP 797 and USP 800?
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Leap Day: Leap forward for University of Houston

Thursday, 17 March 2016

Univ of Houston Health and Biomedical Sciences Building 2In a February 29 ceremony attended by members of the university community, legislative leaders, and donors, the University of Houston marked the start of construction for Health and Biomedical Sciences Building 2 (HBSB 2), designed by Shepley Bulfinch and built by Tellepsen Builders.

The building will be home to the UH College of Pharmacy, including the planned UH Center for Drug Discovery and Development; and the University of Houston’s Integrated Care Center, which will provide primary medical and behavioral health services for the underserved in ...[more]

Detroit’s new pediatric specialty care center opens

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Detroit celebrated its new home for pediatric specialty care today with blowing bubbles, a youth chorus, and a marching band at the Grand Opening of Children’s Hospital of Michigan Specialty Center on the campus of the Detroit Medical Center (DMC).

The $43 million specialty center represents the first completed structure following Vanguard Health Systems’ acquisition of DMC and marks the first major expansion for the campus in nearly 30 years.

The ceremony included remarks from DMC CEO Michael Duggan; Vanguard Chairman and CEO Charles Martin; and DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan ...[more]

Southwest’s largest naturopathic clinic opens in Tempe

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

The Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences (SCNM) opened its new medical center in Tempe, Arizona, with a dedication on October 8, followed by a public open house the next day. Political and community leaders joined SCNM president Dr. Paul Mittman for the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The medical center, located in the college’s main campus, is home to the largest naturopathic medical clinic in the Southwest. The center currently serves over 20,000 patients each year, with the capacity to accommodate up to 75,000.

“We’re very excited to offer students a ...[more]

Frisbie Memorial Hospital expansion unveiled

Friday, 27 June 2008

ROCHESTER, NH – Frisbie Memorial Hospital celebrated its major expansion in an open house for the public today. The new addition will open officially on July 17.

The first phase of the project, which includes 86,000 of new clinical space, accommodates new Women and Children’s Health Center, a Coronary Care Unit, and oncology department. The region’s growing demand for outpatient services will be met by an expanded outpatient facility, conveniently located near the hospital’s new main entry.

Once departments complete their move into the addition in July, renovation work will begin on 25,000 s.f. of space in the original building. The renovation, which will include a pharmacy, is expected to be ...[more]