Choosing an Automated Compounding Device
December 2009 - Vol. 6 No. 12

By Lou Diorio, RPh and David Thomas, RPh, MBA

While automating pharmacy tasks brings with it many benefits, choosing the right technology to fit your needs can, at times, seem daunting.1 Often, there are many diverse options to choose from—and automated compounding devices (ACDs) are no exception. Choosing the right ACD for your facility can enhance your practice, streamline the compounding process, assist with critical dose calculations, and provide an additional layer of medication safety. Choosing the wrong device can lead to staff frustration, therapy delays, and difficulties with other PN clinical services in your health system as a result of service delays.

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