WINNIPEG, Manitoba–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ARxIUM, an industry-leading developer of pharmacy automation, workflow and consulting solutions, today announced a partnership with the Emily Jerry Foundation (EJF). The nonprofit organization focuses on increasing medication accuracy, improving pharmacy training, raising awareness of preventable medical errors and promoting the adoption of clinically proven patient safety solutions.
ARxIUM and EJF are working to protect a patient population that is most susceptible to medication errors, children. To accomplish this goal, the organizations will form a consortium of children’s hospitals in North America that are committed to eliminating IV compounding errors by 2021. The program’s objective is to implement available technologies that produce safe and accurate medications and improve internal processes and training for pharmacy staff. In addition, the partnership will support pediatric hospital executives and foundations in attracting and prioritizing investments toward safer IV compounding practices.