publications & presentations


Keeping Your Patients Safe:  Error Reduction and Reporting Strategies. American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting.  San Antonio, Texas. April 2009.

IV Sterile Compounding and Regulatory Affairs:  Expanding the Role of Pharmacy Technicians. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting. Orlando, Florida. December 2008.

Aseptic Technique and Sterile Compounding Procedures: Regulations Focus on the Basics. ACPE-accredited. August 2008.

Smart Infusion Pump Technology: Where we are Going, Where we have Been. unSUMMIT on Bedside Barcoding. Austin, Texas. May 2008.

Update on USP Chapter <797>: Changes, Challenges, and Choices. Presented at the Virginia Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists Spring 2006 Seminar. Virginia Beach, Virginia. March 2006.

Benefits, Barriers, and Results: Implementation of Decision-Support Infusion Technology. Presented as an Exhibitor's Theater at the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting, Orlando, Florida. December 2004.

Medication Errors and Adverse Drug Reactions-A Review for Primary Care Physicians. Presented at CKHS Family Medicine Day. March 2004.


Patel ND, Cassano AT. The Use of Medication Safety Software in the Reduction of Bedside Medication Errors. Poster Presentation: December 2004. ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. Orlando, FL.


Cassano AT, Hintzen BA, Murer Corrigan M. Pharmacy Technician Roles in IV Sterile Compounding:  Challenges, Opportunities, and Competencies. Webinar and Podcast available at:

The ASHP Discussion Guide on USP Chapter <797> for Compounding Sterile Products. Bethesda, MD:  American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 2008.  Available at:

Cassano, AT. IV medication safety software implementation in a multihospital health system. Hosp Pharmacy. 2006;41(2):151-6.

Case study on omega-3 fatty acids for treatment of hypertriglyceridemia. American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Product Selection Update. 2006. Advisory Board Member.

Cassano, A. Implementation and outcomes of intelligent infusion pumps: one facility's experience in improving medication safety in health systems through innovations in automation technology. Proceedings of educational symposia from 39th ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, December 5-9, 2004, Orlando, Fl. ASHP Advantage CE Program distributed May 2005.

Crouch MA, Limon L, Cassano AT. Clinical relevance and management of drug-related QT interval prolongation. Pharmacotherapy. 23(7):881-908.


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