The Omicron variant has COVID-19 rates up in cities across the nation, and we are seeing increases in hospitalizations once again. If you look inside hospital systems everywhere, it’s easy to imagine how hard it must be in order to keep them running efficiently to keep up with uncertain demand.
Of critical importance is the role of central pharmacies within hospitals – now is the time for them to modernize and carefully count the costs of using critical time of pharmacy technicians instead of upgrading to pharmacy automation.
Just how much more efficient is pharmacy automation over its human counterparts? Pharmacy automation can dispense up to 700 medications per hour, and that is a significant improvement over pharmacy technicians who can handle about 120 medications picked per hour.
Learn more about how pharmacy automation is a game changer in terms of speed and efficiency in the visual deep dive below: