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The 14th Annual State of Pharmacy Automation

In the second quarter of 2019, 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. The results of this study, in the form of the 14th Annual State of Pharmacy Automation, illustrate the expansion of automation investments, including trends in the following areas:

Medication Tray Management— This category received stunning satisfaction numbers and enjoyed a 35% increase in installations this year. To read more, CLICK HERE.

Automated Dispensing Cabinets— ADCs are consistently ranked as a top technology in pharmacy in terms of both operational reliance and user satisfaction. To find out which systems are being widely used, CLICK HERE.

Medication Distribution Models— Point-of-care distribution has proven its value in terms of ensuring reliable medication access while also allowing pharmacy to assert control over product inventory. To see trends and devices in use, CLICK HERE.

To read the 14th Annual State of Pharmacy Automation issue in its entirety, CLICK HERE.

Do You Know . . .
Slides from this year’s State of Pharmacy Automation survey are available for download? CLICK HERE for access and rules for use.

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