Intermountain Healthcare Improves Sterile Compounding Services with RIVA Systems

In the wake of market and regulatory changes several years ago, Intermountain Healthcare, one of the most respected health systems in the United States, identified an increased need for controlled sterile compounding preparations. This need was heightened by the New England Compounding Center tragedy, as it raised additional concerns about risk and lack of control... Read more

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St. Barnabas is “ahead of the curve” with RIVA

Over 20 pharmacists gathered at St. Barnabas Hospital in New York earlier this month to talk about improved patient safety with IV robotics. The gathering came on the heels of the University of Arizona study on cost avoidance from reducing IV preparation errors. News 12 was there to cover the story. They filmed a 2-minute... Read more

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University of Arizona Study Estimates Cost Avoidances from Reducing IV Preparation Errors

By Craig A. Boyce, RPh Current IV compounding is still largely based on human manual processes and visual inspection, where the safety of a dose depends on the how well staff follow proper technique.  This manual processing is complex and while pharmacies rely on visual inspections and checks during dose preparations, errors can still find... Read more

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