TITLE

Transition to new automated dispensing cabinets at two tertiary care hospitals

AUTHOR(S)
Shu, Willis; Towne, Phil; So, Andrew
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;7/1/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 13, p1200
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers an overview of the automation task force created at the MemorialCare Health System to evaluate its automated dispensing cabinet (ADC) lease agreement, which was set to expire at the end of October 2009. Details related to the task force implemented at the Long Beach Memorial Medical Center (LBMMC) and Miller's Children Hospital (MCH) are provided. The vendor selection process, staging and delivery, and test and training involved in the task force are also mentioned.
ACCESSION #
62548722

 

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