One of the vital tasks for most pharmacists is dispensing medication. Getting the right medication to the right patient at the right time, can potentially improve patient outcomes. However, the process has been tedious, repetitive, and nearly impossible to carry out without error.
Automation is the answer. Robotsare free from fatigue and distractions, and they make fewer errors than humans. In addition to that, dispensing robots can give pharmacists and technicians time to perform more profitable clinical services that need human judgment.
Automated dispensing has completely changed the way hospitals operate. A robotic pharmacy takes advantage of robots and automation to carry out all the repetitive duties-from filling patients’ prescriptions to organizing the medicines and delivering them.
The machines used in pharmacies have improved how they operate.Robotic systems can store,administer, fill, cap,and label prescription medications securely. They can store and manage more than 200 medications.
Automation systems in pharmacies have transformed the healthcare sector. They have increased efficiency, improved patient care, and enhanced productivity. Dispensing robots provide faster service; customers don’t have to wait for long hours to get medication-the machine can fill a prescription faster than a human can.
At Fakeeh University Hospital, robotic pharmacies are just one of the ways we use technologyto benefit patients.
Advantages of Robotic Pharmacy
- Safer, accurate dispensation of medicines
- Enhanced pharmacy efficiency
- Less waiting time for patients
- More time for pharmacists to spend with patients and provide more care
- Better productivity