|[September 05, 2012]
Cactus to Leverage Cegedim Relationship Management's Compliance Expertise to Offer More Comprehensive Controlled Substance Waste Disposal Solution
BEDMINSTER, N.J. --(Business Wire)--
Relationship Management and Cactus,
LLC today announced a strategic agreement for Cegedim
Compliance Solutions Powered by BuzzeoPDMA to provide regulatory
consulting services and compliance leadership regarding controlled
substance waste disposal in the refinement and deployment of Cactus'
revolutionary disposal system, Smart Sink®. Cactus developed Smart Sink
to provide global healthcare facilities with a simple,
environmentally-friendly solution for pharmaceutical waste. Cegedim
Relationship Management is the Life Sciences industry's leading global
provider of Regulatory Compliance Solutions, Customer Relationship
Management (CRM), Data and Marketing solutions.
The key to further mitigating diversion opportunities and environmental
impact of pharmaceutical waste pivots on more effective disposal
methods. Yet, disposal solution companies must navigate a complex
regulatory structure and efficiently connect with healthcare
professionals (HCPs) in order to successfully launch their products.
Cegedim Compliance Solutions Powered by BuzzeoPDMA to Enable More
Complete Smart Sink Solution
Cegedim Relationship Management's Compliance Solutions and services will
drive Cactus' deeper understanding of requirements from the Controlled
Substances Act (CSA), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and state
regulatory agencies. Further, Cegedim Compliance Solutions will enable
Cactus to effectively provide a comprehensive training program to
educate HCPs on the benefits of utilizing Smart Sink. The Cegedim
Compliance Solutions suite will assist Cactus in expertly implementing
its groundbreaking disposal system, which provides enhanced security to
capture raw pharma waste, and assists with reducing diversion and water
"Cactus is proud to partner with a proven pharmaceutical compliance
leader whose robust expertise will allow us to seamlessly deploy our
flagship product, Smart Sink," said Dave Maness, founder and Chief
Executive Officer, Cactus, LLC. "Our Smart Sink disposal system will
revolutionize the management of controlled substance waste for
healthcare facilities, lessen environment impacts as well as improve
patient safety and the overall healthcare system."
"Cactus Smart Sink restricts access to controlled substance waste and
increases the transfer security to a DEA registered reverse distributor
- fulfilling the demand for greater diversion barriers," said Ronald
Buzzeo, R.Ph, Chief Compliance Officer, Cegedim Relationship Management.
"Smart Sink allows medication-dispensing facilities to greatly improve
medication waste management. We are truly honored to align with a key
industry innovator who strives to improve global health and our
About Cegedim Relationship Management:
Cegedim Relationship Management is the Life Sciences industry's
leading provider of Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
solutions. Designed specifically for Life Sciences, the company's
innovative business solutions incorporate a thorough understanding
of local, regional and worldwide trends. Cegedim Relationship
Management enables more than 200,000 users in many of the world's
most innovative companies to stay ahead of market challenges. In
addition to CRM, Cegedim Relationship Management also provides
marketing, data optimization and regulatory compliance solutions
in more than 80 countries. Cegedim Relationship Management is part
of the France-based Cegedim S.A. Group.
To learn more, please visit: www.cegedim.com/rm.
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Founded in 1969, Cegedim is a global technology and services
company specializing in the healthcare field. Cegedim supplies
services, technological tools, specialized software, data flow
management services and databases. Its offerings are targeted
notably at healthcare industries, life sciences companies,
healthcare professionals and insurance companies. The world leader
in life sciences CRM, Cegedim is also one of the leading suppliers
of strategic healthcare industry data. Cegedim employs 8,200
people in more than 80 countries and generated revenue of €911
million in 2011. Cegedim SA is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: CGM).
To learn more, please visit: www.cegedim.com.
About Cactus LLC:
Founded in early 2010 Cactus, LLC developed the SMART SINK concept
to provide a simple, economical and environmentally-friendly
solution for pharmaceutical waste in medical facilities. Cactus,
LLC is located in Charleston, SC, and is currently providing
innovative pharmaceutical waste solutions in healthcare facilities
in the US and Canada, plus other countries in late 2012. This
innovative, go green concept was designed to provide an
alternative to drain disposal of dispensed unused drugs, protect
the environment, reduce drug diversion, and help bring medical
facilities into regulatory compliance.
To learn more, please visit: www.cactusLLC.net.
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