Standards Workgroup re: SB1108
Senate Bill 1108 of 2014 requires the Secretary of
and Mental Hygiene to convene a stakeholder workgroup to study
appropriate national safety standards for mixing, reconstituting, and other
similar acts routinely performed by, or under
the supervision of, an oncologist, a rheumatologist, or a hematologist who
administers chemotherapy, biologic therapy, supportive care medication,
rheumatology therapy, or any other therapy in the treatment of cancer, a
rheumatology condition, or a blood condition.
On or before December 15, 2014, the Department is
required to report the recommendations of the workgroup to the Governor, the
Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee, and the House
Health and Governmental Operations Committee.
The Department would like to invite members of the
public to attend the meetings. Individuals interested in receiving updates
should contact the Department at dhmh.SafetyStandardreSB1108@maryland.gov.
The Workgroup will hold seven public meetings. The meetings are scheduled for the following
dates and times:
Wednesday, July 9th, 8:30 – 10:30 am
Wednesday, August 6th, 8:30 – 10:30 am
Wednesday, September 10th, 8:30 – 10:30
Wednesday, October 8th, 8:30 – 11:30 am
Wednesday, October 22nd, 8:30 – 11:30 am