ARxIUM Announces Mobile Inventory Management Application for Health System and Hospital Pharmacies

Company to host demonstrations of RxWorks Pro Mobile and other new software features at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition December 3-5 (WINNIPEG, Manitoba – November 20, 2018) – ARxIUM, a global provider of industry-leading pharmacy automation, workflow and consulting solutions, today announced its newest features for RxWorks Pro, an integrated software platform that automates... 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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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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Marrying Hardware and Software

By: David Pilkington, Software Developer DEARLY beloved, we are gathered together here in the sight of Geeks, and in the face of these consumers, to join together this Hardware and this Software in peculiar Matrimony; which is a fickle estate, instituted of Developers in the time of man’s inquisitiveness, signifying unto us the mystical union... 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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Where’s My Data?

By: Betty Plummer, Software Developer Pharmacy software generates a lot of data.  It needs to be saved (or persisted) for reference or reporting.  The gold standard for the past few decades has been to use a relational database, where data is pulled apart and stored in tables as related bits that can be put back... Read more

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Pharmacists Should Care About Inventory Management

By: Beth Richter, Pharmacist Consultant In a health system, pharmacists are primarily focused on drug therapy decisions. Many hospitals have decentralized pharmacy staff that are on patient floors working directly with patients and other health care providers. While in the central pharmacy, pharmacists are busy deciphering and verifying physician orders, compounding medications and of course... Read more

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Investigating Failures in Complex Systems

by Andrew Bugera, EIT Some recent highly-publicized failures of complex systems have reminded all of us that failures can still occur even when the design team puts forth their best effort to prevent them. For example, the SpaceX CRS-7 mission’s launch vehicle and payload were destroyed during launch near the end of June 2015 due... Read more

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Cognitive Ergonomics and Safety-Critical Systems

By Mitch Valdmanis, M.Eng. Recently an excerpt from the book “The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age” by Robert Wachter was published online: “The Overdose: How Medical Tech Gave a Patient a 39-Fold Overdose“. Though the headline is sensationalized – a more appropriate title would be “How Medical... Read more

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