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Medical Supply Storage Cabinets: Are They Enough to Control Spend?

March 29, 2019

The Real Cost of Medical Supply Spend A study based on recent AHA data found that U.S. hospitals spent, on average, nearly $4 million annually on medical supply expenses, up to 19 percent of total…

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What to Look for When Purchasing Medical Supply Carts

March 25, 2019

Types of Medical Carts “Medical supply carts” can be a catch-all phrase that may encompass many types of medical carts, each delivering unique functions to optimize specific workflows. According to Market Watch, the medical cart…

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Medication Management: Reducing Drug Diversion

March 18, 2019

The cost of prescription drug diversion has skyrocketed over the past 20 years. In dollar terms, the DEA estimates drug diversion is a $25 billion industry, not to mention to cost to patient safety, organizational…

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Thermoplastic Mask Oven: What It Is and How It’s Optimizing Workflows

February 28, 2019

Cancer Treatments Providing Hope for Millions According to the National Cancer Institute, approximately 1,735,350 people in the United States were diagnosed with cancer in 2018. While more than 600,000 may die from the disease, the…

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Automated Medication Dispensing Systems: The Cure for What Ails Hospitals?

February 23, 2019

The Global Automation Market Boom Experts expect the global pharmacy automation market to grow at nearly 11 percent between 2018 and 2025 due to a number of factors. Hospitals are desperate for ways to curb…

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Medication Dispensing Systems: What They Are and How They’re Changing How Hospitals Deliver Care

February 18, 2019

Defining The Medication Dispensing System As hospitals and health care facilities look to increase efficiencies and reduce costs, medication dispensing systems and other digitized solutions often come into focus. Technology gives health care facilities a…

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Pharmacy Transfer Cart: Bringing the Pharmacy to the Floor

February 11, 2019

Medication Errors Medications are an integral part of most hospital stays and can present some of the greatest risks to hospitals, patients, and staff. From medication dispensing errors to patients experiencing adverse drug events, more…

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The Best Features to Look for in A Medication Transfer Cart

January 30, 2019

What Is A Medication Transfer Cart? Medication transfer carts enable a smooth, secure, and reliable exchange of medications from pharmacy to medication carts on the patient floor or point-of-care medication cabinets located in patient rooms.…

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Are Medication Management Systems The Answer to Medication Error Prevention?

January 22, 2019

The Medication Management System Market The Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners defines Medication Management Services as “a spectrum of patient-centered, pharmacist-provided, collaborative services that focus on medication appropriateness, effectiveness, safety, and adherence with the goal…

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Do Medication Carts Improve Patient Safety?

January 16, 2019

By the Numbers When we are cared for in a hospital, we assume many things. Primarily, we expect to receive good care from qualified caregivers, such as doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and related staff. That care,…

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