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The 13th Annual State of Pharmacy Automation

In the second quarter of 2018, Pharmacy Purchasing & Products polled a random, nationwide sample of health-system pharmacy directors in reference to their current expenditures on pharmacy automation as well as future budget projections. A focus was placed on automation usage, pharmacy staffing levels, and future automation expansion plans.

The 13th Annual State of Pharmacy Automation issue examines the expansion of automation investments, including trends in the following areas:

Automated Drug Storage and Retrieval— Implementations of carousel and robot systems grew significantly this year, and this trend is expected to continue. To read more, CLICK HERE.

Automated Compounding Devices— Improving accuracy, reducing preparation times, and simplifying documentation are some of the benefits offered by automated compounding devices. To find out which systems are being widely used, and in which facilities, CLICK HERE.

IV Workflow Management— After a lull last year, IV workflow management system adoptions are on the upswing. To see the vendors in use and user satisfaction levels, CLICK HERE.

To read the 13th Annual State of Pharmacy Automation issue in its entirety, CLICK HERE.


Do You Know . . .
Which types of facilities have been implementing medical grade refrigeration the most this year? CLICK HERE to find out.


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