McGaw PARK, Ill., March 16, 2006 – Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH), the leading provider of products and services supporting the health care industry, announced today the introduction of Presource® Standard Medication Label Sheets, designed to help health-care providers comply with Requirement 3D of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization’s (JCAHO) 2006 National Patient Goals that took effect January 1, 2006.
To help meet the varying needs of its customers, Cardinal Health’s Presource® team developed a wide range of waterproof label sheets for the Operating Room, Labor and Delivery, the Catheterization and Electrophysiology Labs. The label sheets can be placed in custom procedure packs or purchased as single sterile items. They are available with and without a location for date and initials to meet each hospital’s individual implementation plans.
About Cardinal Health
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a $75 billion, global company serving the health-care industry with a broad portfolio of products and services. Through its diverse offering, Cardinal Health delivers integrated health-care solutions that help customers reduce their costs, improve efficiency and deliver better care to patients. The company manufactures, packages and distributes pharmaceuticals and medical supplies, offers a range
of clinical services and develops automation products that improve the management and delivery of supplies and medication for hospitals, physician offices and pharmacies. Ranked No. 16 on the Fortune 500, Cardinal Health employs more than 55,000 people on six continents. More information about the company may be found at www.cardinalhealth.com