Intermountain Healthcare Improves Sterile Compounding Services with RIVA Systems

In the wake of market and regulatory changes several years ago, Intermountain Healthcare, one of the most respected health systems in the United States, identified an increased need for controlled sterile compounding preparations. This need was heightened by the New England Compounding Center tragedy, as it raised additional concerns about risk and lack of control... Read more

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RIVA Product Life Cycle Champions

By Irene Wasilewski, Product Support Specialist RIVA, a fully automated IV compounding system, is used by hospital pharmacies to automatically and accurately prepare IV syringes and bags. RIVA came into the market at a time when there were very few robots assisting in IV compounding. As with any new concept or technology, RIVA required the... Read more

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Dispelling Myths about I.V. Automation

By Irene Wasilewski, Product Support Specialist Most hospital pharmacies will likely say they would be interested in adding IV automation, but… Read more

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FastPak Elite in your hospital

By KJ Delaney, Application Consultant The hospital pharmacy can be a home to heightened stress levels, organized chaos, and a symphony of movement. There is rarely downtime to the workflow that is constantly being called to your attention. The phone is ringing, the IVs need to be made, the orders need to be entered, and... Read more

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Pharmacy 4.0 – Applying Industry 4.0 Principles to Create the Smart Pharmacy

By Craig Boyce, Director of Professional Services Does your morning pharmacy management report include issues with errors and turn-around time, new budget cuts and regulatory standards, more supply shortages, and holes in every shift because of sick calls?  If you look at industrial manufacturing, you might be surprised to see the same list – none... Read more

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Safety and Capacity: A winning combination with Automated Dispensing Cabinets

By Craig Barton, Pharmacy Consultant With the demands for decreasing turn-around times for medication administration, pharmacies struggle to provide quick access to medications while safely storing and administering those medications. The good news is; Automated Dispensing Cabinets have helped facilitate this effort for more than 25 years by placing medications closer to nurses and their... Read more

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Knowledge Transfer

By Nancy Ulrich, Training Specialist Did you know that the best way to learn something is to teach it? Read more

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RIVA User Group 2017

By Irene Wasilewski, Application Consultant ARxIUM recently held its annual RIVA User Group at the ARxIUM  office in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. Nineteen hospitals participated in the two-day sessions and discussed maximizing RIVA utilization, RIVA support, regulatory updates and more. Craig Boyce, RPh, one of the Pharmacy Systems Consultants at ARxIUM, organized and led the event. Read more

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Innovative Pharmacy Solutions…from our customers

By KJ Delaney, Application Consultant As an Application Consultant, I get to travel across the United States and Canada. I get to visit all sorts of hospitals and pharmacy sites. I get to meet new people, and visit with old acquaintances. From time to time I get to teach them. But on one of my... Read more

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Top Ten Things to Consider When Changing Your Target Operating System Platform

By David Skowronski, Computer System Engineer The following top 10 list is important to consider when deciding to change the operating system of an existing production system or product platform. Because this change can potentially create many risks, it’s best to do a full evaluation of the product or platform first before considering the change... Read more

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