At PharMEDium, our team of clinical professionals and business development leaders leverage their experience and clinical competencies to help our customers. We are here to partner with you, looking for opportunities to help you make your hospital safer and more efficient.
Critical Care Assessment (CCA)
PharMEDium’s Critical Care Assessment (CCA) is a value-added service available to help identify opportunities for enhanced patient safety and improved efficiencies. Specially trained PharMEDium ICU Specialists work closely with your critical care teams to identify opportunities to optimize medication management for both patients and providers, and streamline operations.
Your PharMEDium ICU Specialist provides in-depth knowledge of critical care services, hospital education training and resources, IV medication safety information, and possible waste reduction methods.
In addition to the goals set forth by pharmacy management, the critical care specialist will be focused on the following areas:
Improved Logistics for Medication Storage and Distribution
Timeliness of Medication Administration. Especially First and STAT Doses
Medication Labeling/ IV Line Labeling
Medication Waste Reduction
Resource Optimization (are there additional medication size and fill volume alternatives)
Benchmarking Best Practices
All Intensive Care Unit services
Ready-to-use sterile preparations:
FDA approved sterile drugs and FDA cleared components are utilized for all services
Components are traceable and verified via bar code technology throughout the compounding process
Use of TALLman lettering and color help to differentiate from look-alike, sound-alike drugs
Use of shapes and colors on labels to help clinicians differentiate drug and drug concentrations within a therapeutic class
Our bar coding contains NDC, lot number, compounded and expiration date to support automation and bar code point of care medication administration systems
Wide variety of drug concentrations/delivery systems for ordering flexibility and convenience