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JerryFahrni.com Podcast | Episode 4: UCSF Mission Bay Pharmacy

Show Notes: Host: Jerry Fahrni PillPick by Swisslog1 BoxPicker by Swisslog1 RIVA by ARxIUM (formerly Intelligent Hospital Systems) ——————— 1. Make sure to check out the videos for both PillPick and BoxPicker at the Swisslog website.

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Time to accept pharmacy robotics as our friend and ally

As the word “robot” passes its 90th birthday1 – introduced by Karel Capek in his play R.U.R. (Tossums’s Universal Robots) in January 1921 – it’s become obvious that robotics has not only captured the imagination of geeks everywhere, but has … Continue reading

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It may be time to consider robotic IV preparation at the bedside

Hospitals make a lot of intravenous (IV) preparations. That makes sense when you consider that most people admitted to the hospital are there because their acute illness requires more care than can be administered at home; not always, but in … Continue reading

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Cool Technology for Pharmacy

“Robotic IV Automation (RIVA) is a medical device developed by Intelligent Hospital Systems Inc. (IH Systems). Hospital pharmacies use RIVA to automatically and accurately prepare IV syringes and bags. By automating the preparation of IV syringes and bags, RIVA addresses … Continue reading

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