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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Tags: Implementation | Innovation | Pharmacy Automation | Product Live Cycle | RIVA

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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Tags: Implementation | Innovation | Pharmacy Automation | Product Live Cycle | RIVAKnowledge Transfer | Learning | Pharmacy Automation | TrainingAutomated Compounding System | FDA | IV compounding | Pharmacy Automation | RIVA

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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Tags: Implementation | Innovation | Pharmacy Automation | Product Live Cycle | RIVAKnowledge Transfer | Learning | Pharmacy Automation | TrainingAutomated Compounding System | FDA | IV compounding | Pharmacy Automation | RIVAEfficiency | Innovation | Innovative Pharmacy Solution | Pharmacy Automation

Times are Changing – Using Automated Dispensing Cabinets in Alternate Care Settings

By Jodie Vogt, Product Sales Support Does this scenario sound familiar to you if you work in an alternate care setting such as long term care, rehabilitation or hospice? It is “Someone’s” job to check the Emergency Medication Tackle Box or a Night Box to make sure that the tear away security lock is still... Read more

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The Value of Teamwork

By Jay Yates, Manager of Implementation So, you’ve been asked to complete a large project with impossible time lines and failure is not an option. You can’t do it on your own and be successful. I’ve been there more times than I can count, as I am sure you all have been. Recently, Sales Leadership... Read more

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Tags: Implementation | Innovation | Pharmacy Automation | Product Live Cycle | RIVAKnowledge Transfer | Learning | Pharmacy Automation | TrainingAutomated Compounding System | FDA | IV compounding | Pharmacy Automation | RIVAEfficiency | Innovation | Innovative Pharmacy Solution | Pharmacy AutomationADC | Alternate Care | Automated Dispensing Cabinet | Safety | SecurityImplementation | Pharmacy Automation | Teamwork

Are pharmacy labels your workflow crutch?

By Beth Richter, Pharmacist Consultant For many years, pharmacy workflow and medication dispensing have been driven by paper: paper in the form of a label.  Labels are used for everything and for good reason.  There are labels for the little baggie of medications so you know where it’s going, labels for pre-filled syringes to identify... Read more

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Tags: Implementation | Innovation | Pharmacy Automation | Product Live Cycle | RIVAKnowledge Transfer | Learning | Pharmacy Automation | TrainingAutomated Compounding System | FDA | IV compounding | Pharmacy Automation | RIVAEfficiency | Innovation | Innovative Pharmacy Solution | Pharmacy AutomationADC | Alternate Care | Automated Dispensing Cabinet | Safety | SecurityImplementation | Pharmacy Automation | TeamworkEfficiency | Error Reduction | Workflow

Going Global – ARxIUM’s International Journey

By: Irene Wasilewski,  Application Consultant ARxIUM’s Director of Distribution Sales, Randy Kehler, recently presented to a group of students at the University of Manitoba’s International Management’s class. Mr. Kehler has been travelling the globe setting up distribution networks for ARxIUM’s fully automated IV compounding system, RIVA. The following is a summary of the presentation he... Read more

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Why Coders Should Not Be Testers

By: David Pilkington, Software Developer I’ve been a software developer all my adult life and then some – back to the days when we were called “computer programmers.” In those 35 years I’ve learned a few lessons, and one has definitely been that those who write the software should definitely not be the ones charged... Read more

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So you need to move a Data Center?

By Dan Hawkins M.B.A., Director of Information  Technology Edited by Mike Grzesik, Infrastructure Security Specialist   My team and I just finished up a project that left me exhausted, elated, proud, and much wiser than before we started. We moved a Web-based Data Center application from one Internet hosting provider to another in a 60... Read more

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