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Robotic Drug Dispensing Saves

Posted 9 Jun 2006 at 15:29 UTC by Rog-a-matic Share This

The Comet reports pharmacies at Lister and QEII hospitals have purchased robots to help with drug selection and dispensing. Currently the staff of 120 handles 2,000 different items a day, and is now planning to spend more time on wards ensuring patients learn how the drugs should be used. In addition to improved efficiency, the return on investment is only a few years.

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