Handling Hazardous Drugs: Successfully Preparing for USP 800

How a forward-thinking approach to USP 800 improvements can maximize the investment of upgrading your pharmacy. 

We are approaching the one-year mark leading up to the December 2019 CMS deadline for the enforcement of the new USP 800 Hazardous Drugs Handling Regulation in Healthcare Settings. As healthcare organizations plan, design and construct these safer environments for their patients and staff, there are planning and design trends emerging from these projects. Reviewing these trends with team members will help achieve successful outcomes for these important projects.

Read more about how to upgrade your pharmacy here. 

Author:

Josh Ripplinger

AIA, LEED AP, EDAC, ASHE

Author:

Leo Monster

Assoc. AIA