BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Educational Review System held the first annual Pediatric Medication Safety Summit on Sept. 28 at the Meyedenbauer Center in Bellevue, WA. Attendees came from across the country to listen to national pharmacy thought leaders discuss the challenges of pediatric medications, technology and closing the gap.
Mark Neuenschwander, the 2010 recipient of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) Lifetime Achievement Award, hosted the one-day event and led the afternoon panel focused on the benefits of technology within the pediatric patient population and the remaining gaps.
"Talyst is honored to have sponsored this event with an educational grant," said Carla Corkern, Chief Executive Officer. "The Summit was successful in creating more awareness on the challenges in pediatric medication safety."
About Educational Review System
Educational Review System (ERS) is a full-service meeting planning and continuing education firm specializing in turn-key medical education solutions for the pharmaceutical and medical industries. We deliver a diversified menu of high quality CE, CME, Nursing and ancillary medical group programs.
Talyst, a leader in pharmacy automation, supports pharmacies to enhance efficiency, provide greater inventory control and improve patient safety by delivering enterprise-class software and proven hardware components that increase efficiency, lower costs and deliver better patient care. As of 2011, Talyst has installed automated systems in more than 500 acute-care hospitals, integrated healthcare systems, long-term care facilities, and correctional institutions. The company strives to "engineer the safer pharmacy."