How Low Unit of Measure Can Streamline Your Patient Care

The benefits of buying in smaller units of measure and how to implement LUM.


By: McKesson MedSurg Editorial Team

Read time: 6 minutes

For facilities with limited storage space issues, choosing a low unit of measure (LUM) approach is a best practice. When considering a LUM approach, it's important to understand the implications so there are no surprises, and the facility can plan for its needs accordingly. This helps mitigate the risk of getting caught shorthanded and ensure that pharmaceutical items meet Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) regulatory requirements.

In this article, gain a better understanding of LUM, its benefits, as well as the risks to help you make an informed decision.

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