Automated Compounding Enhances Safety and Regulatory Compliance

Automated Compounding Enhances Safety and Regulatory Compliance by Niels Erik Hansen, PhD Several recent events point to glaring problems in ensuring the safety of compounded sterile preparations (CSPs)—problems that technology might be able to solve. In January, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a report about hospitals’ use... Read more

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Intelligent Hospital Systems Acquires AmerisourceBergen Technology Group Creating New Company Named ARxIUM

Contact: Cory Stewart Cookerly Public Relations (404) 816-2037 cory@cookerly.com Acquisition creates most integrated pharmacy technology company in the industry (WINNIPEG, Manitoba – March 9, 2015) – Intelligent Hospital Systems (IH Systems), developer of industry-leading pharmacy automation and workflow solutions, today announced it has acquired AmerisourceBergen Technology Group (ABTG). The combined businesses will form a new... Read more

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Intelligent Hospital Systems Sells Fourth RIVA Chemo Automated Compounding System in Canada

Contact: Cory Stewart Cookerly Public Relations (404) 816-2037 cory@cookerly.com RIVA Chemo systems will now be operating in both acute care and cancer hospitals in two Canadian provinces (WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Feb. 4, 2015) – Intelligent Hospital Systems (IH Systems), maker of RIVA automated IV compounding technology, today announced it has sold a fourth RIVA Chemotherapy... Read more

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Oblon’s Post-Grant Team Secures Appellate Victory for Client Intelligent Hospital Systems

Oblon’s Post-Grant Team Secures Appellate Victory for Client Intelligent Hospital Systems In a victory for Oblon client Intelligent Hospital Systems, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed that the claims of a patent owned by ForHealth Technologies, Inc. are not patentable. The decision, which was dated November 10, 2014, affirmed a decision... Read more

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City robotics firm gets jump in Australia

City robotics firm gets jump in Australia   KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS FILESThe robotic system prepares medications for syringes and IV bags in a sterile environment. Photo Store THE Winnipeg company whose robotic pharmacy units continue to garner industry-leading rankings has now received full regulatory clearance in Australia ahead of the competition. Intelligent... Read more

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Frost & Sullivan awards Codonics Safe Label System for medication safety best practices, reducing errors by 95%

Frost & Sullivan Honors Codonics for Enhancing Patient Safety and Accuracy of Medication Management with the Safe Label System (SLS) SLS’s elegant design and integration of hardware and software elements provide a best practice approach to safe medication management with unprecedented benefits to anesthesiologists, CRNAs, pharmacists and more  Read more

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New Study Ranks RIVA Highest in Product Performance and Customer Satisfaction

WINNIPEG, Manitoba–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RIVA, the fully automated IV compounding system developed by Intelligent Hospital Systems (IH Systems), continues to be ahead of competitors in overall performance and customer satisfaction, according to a new study of IV automation systems from independent healthcare research firm KLAS. “IV Robots & Workflow Management Systems: Is It Time to Adopt?” The... Read more

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Intelligent Hospital Systems RIVA Produces 3 Million Medication Doses Safely and Accurately

(WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Nov. 17, 2014) – Intelligent Hospital Systems (IH Systems) today announced its RIVA systems have safely and accurately produced more than 3 million medication doses globally since being introduced in 2008. RIVA, a fully-automated robotic IV compounding system, prepares medications for syringes and IV bags in an aseptic environment for pediatric, general... Read more

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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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