Design Tomorrow's Drug Compounding Cleanroom Today
When designing a cleanroom for a health facility that compounds sterile drugs, two main drivers must be considered: the business model and compliance standards. As a cleanroom must be a controlled space to accommodate specific engineering controls and ensure a clean environment for sterile compounding, these drivers can be utilized to ensure success, as they will continue to prove as valid in years to come as they are today.
Bryan Prince, MBA is the owner and lead consultant at Lab·Red Pharmacy Consultants. His early career in containment technology allowed him access to pharmaceutical labs around the U.S. where he gleaned extensive knowledge of chemical handling technique and safety strategies. In 2012 he started visiting compounding pharmacies to observe workflow habits and share his knowledge, which led to writing articles for the International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding (IJPC). Bryan has been invited to speak at conferences on “Quality, Safety, and Workflow in the Compounding Pharmacy” for the American College of Apothecaries and PCCA. Most recently he has spoken on "Facility and Engineering Controls Using USP 800 Guidelines" for the ACA and IACP. He is also a contributor to the ACHC’s USP 800 education conferences and webinars.