Robots at hospital pharmacy mean more accurate dosages

Robots at hospital pharmacy mean more accurate dosages

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The new pharmacy at the University of California at San Francisco is believed to be the most automated hospital pharmacy in the country. Robots now t...

The new pharmacy at the University of California at San Francisco is believed to be the most automated hospital pharmacy in the country. Robots now track and prepare doses of pills, IV bags, and syringes. These medications, untainted by human contact, are more efficient and ensure far fewer errors. Experts predict that in the not-too-distant future, manual pharmacies will be but a relic of the past in major medical centers.

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