PTCB Honors Innovative Technicians
Awards for innovations in clinical practice were given to certified technicians Jay A. Hager, B.A., of Zive Disease State Management Co.; Bruce D. Eisenhauser and Deborah A. Celaya of Arizona's Hayden Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Shelly J. Brown and Dotty L. Wagner of Osco Pharmacy in Homewood, Ill.; and Wendy A. Rycek of Duke University Medical Center. Angela G. Weeks of North Mississippi Medical Center received an award for her role in devising a medication error tracking and reporting program.
PTCB and Baxter Healthcare Corp. gave each winning team a $1,000 cash award and a certificate. Teams of pharmacists and technicians in all practice settings are eligible for the awards. The next award application deadline is Sept. 1. Visit the PTCB Web site for more information.