The Pros and Cons of Rx Robotics

Freeman, Greg
April 2012
HealthLeaders Magazine;Apr2012, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p40
The article reports on the advantage and disadvantages of pharmaceutical robotics. The author states that pharmaceutical robotics, though highly sophisticated, is not the perfect solution to medication dispensing problems. University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center uses this technology to prepare and track medications with the goal of improving patient safety. It notes that pharmaceutical robotics may diminished if the medications commonly used had been changed.


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