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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

Categories: Announcements | Blog | Efficiency | People | Safety
Tags: Efficiency | Error Reduction | Workflow

ARxIUM Launches Pharmacy 4.0 to Meet Growing Demands of Patient Care and Medication Delivery

First-of-its-Kind Initiative Applies Manufacturing and Supply Chain Industry Advancements to Provide Pharmacies with Several Untapped Benefits June 20, 2017 11:36 AM Eastern Daylight Time WINNIPEG, Manitoba–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ARxIUM, an industry-leading developer of pharmacy automation and workflow solutions, today announced its new Pharmacy 4.0 initiative, an approach that for the first time will make the seamless convergence... 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

Categories: Announcements | Blog | Software
Tags: Efficiency | Error Reduction | WorkflowEngineering Design | Software Design | Software Development

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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Tags: Efficiency | Error Reduction | WorkflowEngineering Design | Software Design | Software DevelopmentAutomated Compounding System | International Strategy | Pharmacy Automation | Sales

Pouch Device Optimization

By KJ Delaney, Application Consultant Being the owner of an ARxIUM pouch packager does have its share of responsibility. You have made an investment into your business of taking care of your patients. However, you will also need to take care of your device. I do understand you are all busy. The phone is ringing.... Read more

Categories: Announcements | Automation | Blog | Efficiency
Tags: Efficiency | Error Reduction | WorkflowEngineering Design | Software Design | Software DevelopmentAutomated Compounding System | International Strategy | Pharmacy Automation | SalesEfficiency | Optimization | Pharmacy Automation | Pouch Packaging Device

Use It or Lose It

By: Alex Reinhardt, Application Consultant That adage has been around for a long time, and has been applied to many things.  However, did you ever think it applied to your automation?  Well, it does, in at least one important sense, money. Read more

Categories: Announcements | Blog | Efficiency
Tags: Efficiency | Error Reduction | WorkflowEngineering Design | Software Design | Software DevelopmentAutomated Compounding System | International Strategy | Pharmacy Automation | SalesEfficiency | Optimization | Pharmacy Automation | Pouch Packaging DeviceEfficiency | Pharmacy Automation | Return On Investment

I am a machine

By: KJ Delaney, Application Consultant So starts another day. I think it’s Monday or maybe Tuesday; the days really seem to run together lately. My teammates should be here anytime. I don’t envy them. They have traffic and cheesy morning zoo radio to deal with. Me, I am right where I should be. I am... Read more

Categories: Announcements | Automation | Blog | Efficiency
Tags: Efficiency | Error Reduction | WorkflowEngineering Design | Software Design | Software DevelopmentAutomated Compounding System | International Strategy | Pharmacy Automation | SalesEfficiency | Optimization | Pharmacy Automation | Pouch Packaging DeviceEfficiency | Pharmacy Automation | Return On InvestmentEfficiency | Machine Care | Pharmacy Automation

The Great Digital Divide

By: Michael Grzesik, Infrastructure Security Specialist With the latest disclosure by Yahoo on December 14, 2016 that it lost the information for one BILLION e-mail accounts, I have finally decided that after nearly 20 years, it is time for me to part ways with my beloved Yahoo e-mail address. This proves to be no small... Read more

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Tags: Efficiency | Error Reduction | WorkflowEngineering Design | Software Design | Software DevelopmentAutomated Compounding System | International Strategy | Pharmacy Automation | SalesEfficiency | Optimization | Pharmacy Automation | Pouch Packaging DeviceEfficiency | Pharmacy Automation | Return On InvestmentEfficiency | Machine Care | Pharmacy AutomationCybersecurity | Ransomware | Security

How To: Gain Efficiency by Optimizing Your Carousel

By Beth Richter, Pharmacist Consultant Carousels are ubiquitous in the health system pharmacy space.  Often times, the pharmacy staff will pick more than 85% of all doses from a carousel.  Carousels are the primary engines that drive medication distribution and workflow; pharmacy technicians spend hours in front of a carousel each day.  Their day is... Read more

Categories: Automation | Blog | Efficiency | Productivity
Tags: Efficiency | Error Reduction | WorkflowEngineering Design | Software Design | Software DevelopmentAutomated Compounding System | International Strategy | Pharmacy Automation | SalesEfficiency | Optimization | Pharmacy Automation | Pouch Packaging DeviceEfficiency | Pharmacy Automation | Return On InvestmentEfficiency | Machine Care | Pharmacy AutomationCybersecurity | Ransomware | SecurityCarousel | Efficiency | Pharmacy Automation | Productivity

Measuring Patient Harm in Canadian Hospitals

By: Irene Wasilewski, Application Consultant Despite health professionals’ focus on safety, a small proportion of patients experience some type of unintended harm as a result of the care they receive. The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) in conjunction with the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) recently released a report using 2014/2015 data to measure... Read more

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Tags: Efficiency | Error Reduction | WorkflowEngineering Design | Software Design | Software DevelopmentAutomated Compounding System | International Strategy | Pharmacy Automation | SalesEfficiency | Optimization | Pharmacy Automation | Pouch Packaging DeviceEfficiency | Pharmacy Automation | Return On InvestmentEfficiency | Machine Care | Pharmacy AutomationCybersecurity | Ransomware | SecurityCarousel | Efficiency | Pharmacy Automation | ProductivityAutomation | Awareness | Error Reduction | Safety
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