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Pharmacy OneSource Announces Free Webinar on Pharmaceutical Waste

03-16-2011 08:46 AM CET | Health & Medicine

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Disposing Drugs Properly to Comply with Regulations

Bellevue, Wash. – Wolters Kluwer Health announced today that Pharmacy OneSource, software-as-a-service provider of Simplifi 797, a quality assurance web application, is hosting a complimentary webinar with Fred Massoomi, Pharm.D., FASHP, "Pharmaceutical Waste: Are We There Yet?"

Massoomi will review the laws and regulations governing disposal of pharmaceutical waste, including hazardous drugs. Compliance with the Joint Commission, USP 797 and government bodies will be covered. Recent best practice documents released by the EPA and some new proposed changes to the DEA CSA will be reviewed.

Pharmaceutical Waste: Are We There Yet?
DATE: Wednesday, March 23, 2011
TIME: 1:00 PM - 12:00 PM EST

About the Presenter: Firouzan 'Fred' Massoomi, Pharm.D., FASHP, is currently the Pharmacy Operations Coordinator with the Department of Pharmacy at Nebraska Methodist Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. He has a broad range of practice experiences which include: pharmacy clerk in community retail pharmacy, research in medicinal chemistry, Indian Health Service Commissioned Officer Student Extern, pharmacy intern for a home health pharmacy, Pharmacy Fellow, Pharmacy Resident, clinical pharmacist, to his current position as Pharmacy Operations Coordinator at Nebraska Methodist Hospital. Utilizing his broad range of experiences, Dr. Massoomi was instrumental with decentralization of clinical services, establishing a closed drug formulary, establishing computerized pharmacy clinical programs to support the clinical team, automated dispensing and automating inventory management process. Through numerous presentations and publications, Dr. Massoomi has shared his passion for the practice of pharmacy with the goal of promoting the important role that individual pharmacist play in public safety. Dr. Massoomi currently serves on the Nebraska Pharmacists Association Board of Trustee representing District #3, State of Nebraska Delegate for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists since 2006 the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Practice Managers Section Advisory Group on Manager Development since 2007, and, Nebraska Multiple Sclerosis Society Board of Trustee Member since 2004.

About Pharmacy OneSource
Pharmacy OneSource is healthcare's #1 Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider. Our more than 100 innovative team members provide best-in-class, SaaS solutions to current and future challenges within health-systems worldwide. Our SaaS solutions contribute to swift and safe healthcare through earlier, easier and better access to data. More than 1,300 healthcare organizations worldwide utilize our HIPAA compliant web-based services.

Pharmacy OneSource is part of Wolters Kluwer Health (Philadelphia, PA), a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Major brands include traditional publishers of medical and drug reference tools, journals, and textbooks, such as Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; and electronic information providers, such as Ovid®, UpToDate ®, Medi-Span ®, Facts & Comparisons ® and ProVation ® Medical.

Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company focused on professionals with annual revenues (2009) of £3.4 billion ($4.8 billion), approximately 19,300 employees worldwide and operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Visit our website, YouTube or follow @Wolters_Kluwer on Twitter for more information about our market positions, customers, brands, and organization.

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3535 Factoria Blvd. SE #440
Bellevue, WA 98006

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