What are the Best Drugs to Automate?

By Alex Reinhardt, P. Eng.   Inevitably, a discussion about what drugs to run with IV preparation automation will come up when a company is considering systems such as RIVA. There is no one right answer to this; it all depends on what the organization’s goals are. A couple of examples might best illustrate this.   Read more

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Tags: Automation | Efficiency | In-house | IV compounding | Oursourcing | Pediatric | RIVA | Safety | Savings

Pharmacy IV automation a mature, proven technology

By Niels Erik Hansen, Ph.D. As automation technologies enhance a growing number of hospital services – including imaging, surgery, radiotherapy and rehabilitation, among others – the hospital pharmacy remains largely un-automated. Despite its central role in patient care, technicians in most hospital pharmacies still compound medications manually, in much the same way it’s been done... Read more

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Tags: Automation | Efficiency | In-house | IV compounding | Oursourcing | Pediatric | RIVA | Safety | SavingsAutomation | IV compounding | Manual Compounding | Pharmacy Automation | RIVA
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