When you think of what a pharmacy is, you probably think about the local drugstore down the street, or a busy street corner of your favorite pharmacy chain. That’s fine for when it comes to an individual or family that needs to pick up regular prescriptions, but when it comes to the more sophisticated and urgent needs of a hospital system, it’s a whole new ball game. Let’s look a bit closer as to what needs to go into the internal hospital system pharmacy, commonly known as the central pharmacy. Such central pharmacies stand to benefit greatly from pharmacy automation, as pharmacy automation can outpace a manually picked pharmacy technician’s order fulfillment by a great deal - 700 vs 120 orders picked per hour.
Learn more about the critically important role of the central pharmacy and what is actively being done to keep it as effective and efficient as possible through the visual deep dive below, courtesy of Swisslog Healthcare:
Infographic by: hello.na