The Blog

February 10, 2021
Storage Solutions Based on Workflow in the Outpatient Pharmacy

How does pharmacy workflow influence storage design? In this article, we touch on the different types of pharmacy storage and how they can impact workflow in an outpatient pharmacy.

January 20, 2021
Cleanroom Flooring - To Roll or Not to Roll

In this blog, we cover a few different options available for cleanroom flooring installation and its effects on cleanability.

December 9, 2020
Who Does What – How We Check All the Boxes

In an effort to reduce last-minute disputes about responsibilities, Guardian Medical teamed up with a Project Leader and Pharmacy Director to create a checklist that assigned duties and responsibilities to the different participating groups.

November 18, 2020
HEPA Fan Filter Unit Considerations

In this article, Guardian Medical covers a few things to consider when planning early stage HEPA fan filter unit discussions.

October 21, 2020
Choosing an Anteroom Sink - The Hidden Challenge

With all the details and decisions that go into building a pharmacy cleanroom, sometimes little things like the anteroom sink are overlooked. In this blog we discuss a few things to look for when choosing a sink for your new cleanroom.

October 7, 2020
Cleanroom Pharmacy Manager Scheduling Requirements Prior to Opening

When approaching the final stages of a cleanroom build, there are many scheduling concerns that need to be addressed. This blog is intended to provide an overview of some of the major milestones, including inspections and certifications, that will need to be completed prior to the cleanroom going live.

September 17, 2020
Storage Based on Workflow in the Clinical/Central Pharmacy

How does pharmacy workflow influence storage design? In this article, we touch on the different types of pharmacy storage and how they can impact workflow.

August 19, 2020
COVID-19 Construction Considerations

As COVID-19 spread through the states, many challenges presented themselves in working construction sites. Guardian Medical Systems was in the middle of a half dozen hospital projects when COVID-19 hit, presenting unique concerns and solutions for each jobsite. In this article, we discuss the challenges faced and the solutions enacted that we found valuable to keep our projects running smoothly.

August 6, 2020
Hood Positioning in a Cleanroom

You've spent hours researching different compounding hoods for your cleanroom space. You finally found one that you feel fits your budget and needs. However, there are still more decisions to be made, like where to place the hood in your cleanroom space. In this article, we discuss the many variables to consider when choosing a location for your compounding hood.

July 20, 2020
Cleanroom Installations & HVAC Recommendations

As the release of the final (USP) regulations approach, there has been an increase in cleanroom installations and renovations. With these projects come concerns, one primary concern being the HVAC system. In this article, we discuss the benefits of a dedicated air handler system in a cleanroom setting.