88% of hospitals take advantage of the safety and security that ADCs bring to medication distribution, and efforts continue to further improve the safety in ADC processes. While profiled cabinets are common, achieving 100% profiling facility wide remains an elusive goal. Progress has occurred in bar code verification upon restocking as this practice continues to experience slow but steady increases in adoption. Additional safety is being realized in the OR as more facilities move toward specialized anesthesia carts, and ADCs in the OR are increasingly likely to be profiled.
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