Automated Dispensing Cabinets
July 8, 2020 | Healthcare Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance
Timely, secure, and safe medication distribution—that is, the process of moving medication inventory such that every patient dose is ready and waiting for practitioners when needed—is vital to the successful operation of any healthcare organization. Every day, pharmacy departments process thousands of medication orders, which are dispensed and administered to patients across all care units.
Increasingly, many hospitals have switched from a predominantly centralized approach, with the bulk of medication inventory housed in the pharmacy department for...