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Category: About Hartley Medical

New Client Site Visitation And Survey = Peace Of Mind

Hartley Medical has written many times in the past on the importance of physicians visiting your compounding pharmacy, but today I would like to share another relevant event that occurred over the past two months at Hartley Medical. In early June, a relatively new client from the San Diego area contacted us with some quality […]

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Strong Relationships Valued

As you can see on the left, I am not one accustomed to taking “selfie” photographs of myself. But every now and then, a digital image captures a special moment. In April, I flew to Hawaii to visit clients who practice there. I spent two days in Honolulu seeing clients over lunch and dinner reconnecting […]

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Notations From Across The Pond: Two

(Top photo: William Stuart (second from right) at Hannover Re Group at its headquarters in Hannover, Germany. Bottom Photo: William Stuart (fourth from left) at JLT Towers Re in London.) I have written about my travels in the past, and this is another recitation of my observations and experience that I have gained from my recent business trip to […]

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Did You Know?

Pharmacy boards across the United States are rapidly and actively changing industry regulations in response to the New England Compounding Center tragedy of 2012. Some regulations are being altered on a monthly basis, and as a result, we have been required to develop proactive measures and adapt quickly. To that end, we have hired a […]

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A Review: The 3rd Annual Cancer Pain Conference

I recently attended the 3rd Annual Cancer Pain Conference: Integrating Interventional Pain Management and Supportive Care in Patients Diagnosed with Cancer presented by Dr. Lisa Stearns and the Valley Cancer Pain Foundation in Scottsdale, Arizona. At this conference, I was fortunate to attend a lecture by Dr. Robert Levy, entitled, Publication Update- IDDS Safety and […]

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Employee Highlight: Cesar Benavidez, Pharmacy Technician

Cesar Benavidez, Pharmacy Technician at Hartley Medical, has been a crucial part of Hartley’s pharmaceutical compounding team for over four years. With vast training from the Pharmacy Technician Training Institute, Cesar has invaluable knowledge of both sterile and non-sterile compounding. At Hartley Medical, Cesar uses optimal sterilization and compounding techniques to produce the highest-quality compounded […]

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Endotoxins and Environmental Monitoring for Your Pharmacy, A Review

            Recently, I had the honor and privilege to present a webinar on behalf of the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists entitled, Endotoxins and Environmental Monitoring for Your Pharmacy. There were over 130 attendees for this webinar that was intended to present the latest information to compounding pharmacists regarding this […]

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20th Annual Napa Pain Conference, William Stuart, RPh

At the 20th Annual Napa Pain Conference, I was fortunate to conduct a presentation at a pre-conference meeting entitled, “Drugs for Intrathecal Administration: Access and Safety.” I began with a discussion of pharmacy provider considerations in order to provide basic relevant criteria for determining a qualified compounding pharmacy provider. Among my topics for consideration was […]

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Performing Due Diligence: Analytical Laboratory Audit

Recently, I went on a fact-finding mission by performing an audit at our quality assurance chemical lab, DynaLabs, located in St. Louis, Missouri. It is an ongoing policy at Hartley Medical to perform due diligence on our suppliers, labs and other vendors to ensure that patient safety is continually at the forefront of our operations […]

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A HANDS-ON CEO

Recently, someone asked Irene Domingo, Hartley Medical’s Production Manager, “What’s William like?” and she said, “He’s a hands-on employer. He is directly involved with all of our activities.” I view her answer as a compliment. I think it’s beneficial, as much as time allows, for the CEO of a company to step into people’s shoes, […]

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