St. Barnabas Hospital first in Bronx to be RIVA equipped

St. Barnabas Hospital first in Bronx to be RIVA equipped The future is now for St. Barnabas Hospital and it’s pharmacy’s newly equipped, highly advanced technology. St. Barnabas Hospital, also known as SBH Health System, located on 442 Third Avenue, is now the home to RIVA (Robotic IV Automation) in an effort to improve its... Read more

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Automation Helps Pharmacies Meet Compliance Standards

By Thomas Doherty The passage last year of federal legislation to regulate pharmacy compounding was not only necessary but long overdue. Compounding pharmacies had historically been regulated at the state level, even though some produced drugs that were being sold in other states. Meanwhile, the public remained largely unaware of the compounding industry, confident that... Read more

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pharmacy compounding system named the industry leader

pharmacy compounding system named the industry leader A Winnipeg-made robotic pharmacy compounding system developed by Intelligent Hospital Systems (IH Systems), has been named the industry leader for the second year in row by an industry research firm. In the “2014 Best in KLAS: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure” report, the system, called RIVA (robotic intravenous automation)... Read more

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Winnipeg-made robotic pharmacy compounding system named the industry leader

Winnipeg-made robotic pharmacy compounding system named the industry leader A Winnipeg-made robotic pharmacy compounding system developed by Intelligent Hospital Systems (IH Systems), has been named the industry leader for the second year in row by an industry research firm. In the “2014 Best in KLAS: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure” report, the system, called RIVA (robotic... Read more

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Looking to Automated Compounding Systems to Remove Human Error

Looking to Automated Compounding Systems to Remove Human Error The 2012 meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated steroid injections continues to be a tragic reminder of the risks inherent in manual medication compounding. Unsanitary conditions at a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy that made the injections resulted in fungal contamination of the drugs. This sickened more than 750... Read more

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Automated compounding technology proven to make medications safer

Automated compounding technology proven to make medications safer As automation technologies enhance a growing number of healthcare services – including imaging, surgery, radiotherapy and rehabilitation, among others – pharmacies remain largely un-automated. Despite its central role in healthcare, technicians in most pharmacies still compound medications manually, in much the same way it’s been done for... Read more

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How RIVA works at Greenville Hospital Systems

How RIVA works at Greenville Hospital Systems A detailed look at how self-contained RIVA equipment automatically compounds IV syringes or bags for improved patient safety, productivity and efficiency at Greenville Hospital Systems in SC. By Jim Butschli, Editor When a GHS professional enters a patient order into the hospital’s pharmacy computer system, the order is... Read more

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Automation Helps Pharmacies Meet Compliance Standards

How automated compounding systems help ensure compliance and accuracy The passage last year of federal legislation to regulate pharmacy compounding was not only necessary but long overdue. Compounding pharmacies had historically been regulated at the state level, even though some produced drugs that were being sold in other states. Meanwhile, the public remained largely unaware... Read more

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Improving Patient Safety By Establishing De Facto Manufacturing Plants In Hospitals

Improving Patient Safety By Establishing De Facto Manufacturing Plants In Hospitals Q&A | May 9, 2014  By Josh Butia You may recall the sordid tale of the New England Compounding Center (NECC). In 2012, doses of epidural steroid injections originating from the Massachusetts compounding company were distributed to 75 different medical facilities in the United... Read more

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