Frost & Sullivan Award to Codonics

Intelligent Hospitals Systems, an authorized re-seller of the Codonics Safe Label System in the USA, would like to congratulate Codonics on being honored with the 2014 North America Frost & Sullivan Award.  By using Intelligent Hospitals Systems’ RIVA to compound anesthesia medications in ready-to-administer syringes and the Codonics Safe Label System to generate color-coded compound-specific labels, customers of... Read more

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Tags: Anesthesia | Codonics | Efficiency | Safety

St. Barnabas is “ahead of the curve” with RIVA

Over 20 pharmacists gathered at St. Barnabas Hospital in New York earlier this month to talk about improved patient safety with IV robotics. The gathering came on the heels of the University of Arizona study on cost avoidance from reducing IV preparation errors. News 12 was there to cover the story. They filmed a 2-minute... Read more

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Tags: Anesthesia | Codonics | Efficiency | Safetycost avoidance | Error Reduction | IV preparation | New York | Pharmacy Automation | RIVA | SBH | St.Barnabas

University of Arizona Study Estimates Cost Avoidances from Reducing IV Preparation Errors

By Craig A. Boyce, RPh Current IV compounding is still largely based on human manual processes and visual inspection, where the safety of a dose depends on the how well staff follow proper technique.  This manual processing is complex and while pharmacies rely on visual inspections and checks during dose preparations, errors can still find... Read more

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Tags: Anesthesia | Codonics | Efficiency | Safetycost avoidance | Error Reduction | IV preparation | New York | Pharmacy Automation | RIVA | SBH | St.BarnabasError Reduction | IV compounding | IV preparation | Manual Compounding | Pharmacy Automation

Follow, share, comment…

Hello IHSRIVA Blog readers and thank you for visiting us! Recently, we were asked some of the readers if they can share IHSRIVA Blog articles with their friends and colleagues. The answer is – yes, of course, you can share the articles that  you liked and thought could be useful to others. To make  it easier, we embedded... Read more

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Best in KLAS Fully Automated IV Compounding system produced 1 MILLION patient doses in 12 months!

For the second consecutive year, RIVA, the fully automated IV compounding system developed by Intelligent Hospital Systems (IH Systems), has been recognized as category leader in “Pharmacy automation: IV robots” by independent healthcare research firm KLAS. The top ranking was announced in its recent “2014 Best in KLAS: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure” report. RIVA’s overall... Read more

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Tags: Anesthesia | Codonics | Efficiency | Safetycost avoidance | Error Reduction | IV preparation | New York | Pharmacy Automation | RIVA | SBH | St.BarnabasError Reduction | IV compounding | IV preparation | Manual Compounding | Pharmacy AutomationKLAS | Pharmacy Automation | RIVA | Safety

Things Learned: The Annual RIVA User Group Meeting

Story by Lexie Stovel Last week, IHS held its annual User Group Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The forum’s goal was to give RIVA users a place to discuss their experiences, and hear from IHS on the latest news and developments for the automation. This year, the meeting was given an overall theme, that of “RIVA... Read more

Categories: Announcements | Blog | Efficiency | Productivity | Training
Tags: Anesthesia | Codonics | Efficiency | Safetycost avoidance | Error Reduction | IV preparation | New York | Pharmacy Automation | RIVA | SBH | St.BarnabasError Reduction | IV compounding | IV preparation | Manual Compounding | Pharmacy AutomationKLAS | Pharmacy Automation | RIVA | SafetyError Reduction | IHS | Lean Manufacturing | OEE | RIVA

IHS Blog is going live!

We at IHS are thrilled to welcome you to our blog! Our hope for this blog is for you, the reader, to enjoy learning about the fascinating world of pharmacy automation and share your thoughts with others. IHS is excited to expand its presence in the on-line discussion of current advances and best practices of... Read more

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Tags: Anesthesia | Codonics | Efficiency | Safetycost avoidance | Error Reduction | IV preparation | New York | Pharmacy Automation | RIVA | SBH | St.BarnabasError Reduction | IV compounding | IV preparation | Manual Compounding | Pharmacy AutomationKLAS | Pharmacy Automation | RIVA | SafetyError Reduction | IHS | Lean Manufacturing | OEE | RIVAFully Automated | IHS | IV compounding | Pharmacy Automation | RIVA
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