Sunday, April 27, 2014

AHLA In-House Counsel Program and Annual Meeting June 29-June 2, 2014 in NYC to Including Laura A. Carpenter Speaking on Compounding

Pharmacy Compounding: What Hospitals Need to Know when Purchasing

Compounded Preparations from Specialty Pharmacies (not repeated)

Laura A. Carpenter

Pharmacy compounding serves an important health need when a patient needs a

product that is not commercially available. This program will address:

❯❯ The risk factors involved in outsourcing pharmacy compounding

❯❯ The difference between manufactured drugs and compounded preparations

❯❯ The United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) standards for compounding and monographs.

❯❯ The FDA’s position on when a drug is “compounded” or “manufactured”

❯❯ The impact of the federal Compounding Quality Act, which was enacted in

November 2013

❯❯ Different state law scenarios for regulating compounding preparations and purchasing

them by hospitals, clinics, outpatient treatment centers, and physician offices

more information found here

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