B. Braun to Showcase Its Parenteral Nutrition Portfolio at ASPEN

Company to sponsor symposium for leading clinical nutrition experts

Jan 14, 2014, 13:05 ET from B. Braun Medical Inc.

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun) will showcase its Clinical Nutrition portfolio, which enables customers to customize their patient's parenteral nutrition needs safely in-house or via outsourcing, at the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.), Clinical Nutrition Week 2014, Savannah International Convention & Trade Center, Savannah, GA January 18-21, 2014, at booth (#409).    

B.Braun will feature the CAPS® outsourcing admixture capabilities, Clinical Nutrition Parenteral Products and PINNACLE® TPN Management System:

  • CAPS® Sterile Admixture Outsourcing Services, Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc. CAPS provides flexibility for ordering individualized PN prescriptions while improving PN safety, and reduces varying production demands so customers can redeploy valuable labor. CAPSLink web based PN order entry application allows access via the internet. CAPS is registered with the FDA.
  • B.Braun offers a valued line of Parenteral Solutions to meet both basic and specialty nutrition needs, including some parenteral nutrition industry firsts such as TrophAmine®, HepatAmine® and ProcalAmine®.
    • B.Braun will be celebrating the 30th Birthday of TrophAmine®.  
  • The PINNACLE® TPN Management System, streamlines compounding and manages all aspects of the TPN process for improved efficiency and safety. The enhanced, easier-to-use Pinnacle TPN Manager Software will also be featured, which allows pharmacists to enter orders remotely using iPads.

"B.Braun has provided decades of Parenteral Nutrition innovation, full service offerings in today's marketplace and a clear vision for the future," said Rick Williamson, Vice President of Pharmaceutical Marketing at B.Braun. "We are committed to providing the highest quality products and services that meet the clinical needs of patients and our customers. We strongly believe in the importance of sharing best clinical practices," added Williamson.  

In addition, B.Braun will sponsor a symposium on Tuesday, January 21, at 6:00-7:45 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom, Westin Resort, Savannah, GA. The following two presentations will be given at the symposium:

The first presentation, "Can One Size Fit All? Variation in Metabolic Needs of the Sick," will be presented by David Frankenfield, MS, RD, Chief Clinical Dietitian, Department of Clinical Nutrition, Penn State's Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. The second presentation, "Parenteral Nutrition Safety Starts with Me," will be presented by Joseph Boullata, PharmD, RPh, BCNSP, Professor, Pharmacology & Therapeutics University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing and Pharmacy Specialist, Nutrition Support, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

About B. Braun
B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun), a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. The Company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. Guided by its "Sharing Expertise®" philosophy, B.Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs.

The B.Braun Group of Companies in the U.S. includes B.Braun, B.Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®. B.Braun's U.S. headquarters is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The B.Braun Group of Companies employs more than 46,000 employees in more than 50 countries throughout the world. To learn more about B.Braun visit www.BBraunUSA.com.

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