Installing a Synmed Automated prescription medicine dispensary system has lots of benefits. While the technology is still new, it may be a worthy investment for many busy pharmacies looking to fill orders quickly and with little error.
The automated systems puts the ordered medications into blister cards, but that is the result of several other impressive functions that categorizes, analyzes, and even orders drugs the system needs to fill.
One great benefit of an automated prescription medication system is the freedom to program interactive communication. The benefits of this, of course, include:
- interface that connects the pharmacy counter with the drug management system
- coordinating tasks from selecting, counting, and placing medications into blister packs in accordance with reception and analysis of patient prescription requirements
- unprecedented speed and reliability when compared to manual prescription preparation
PICK-UP and POSITIONING UNIT
The process must also involve pick-up and positioning of the products.
- the machine’s pipettes use suction to lift and to deposit the medications into the blisters of the packaging
- there are 7 total pipettes, each corresponding to the 7 rows in the blister card, which select the medications from their corresponding containers and then place them in the blister packs
- each pipette is individually activated to only pick up the daily dosages prescribed for the specific medications
- Detection sensors provide unsurpassed accuracy throughout the process while respecting the restrictions of the prescription the entire time
Within the positioning unit you will find a pair of positioning trays. The pair of positioning trays provides:
- simultaneous integration of exception drugs not presently found in the SynMed store
- the sequential numbering of each blister pack produced
- integration of exception drugs as guided by the SynMed Assist program
- grouping multiple cards on each tray, which ensures the highest level of productivity
Automated systems like this not only improve the efficiency of processing, but also storage capabilities. This allows for more options when it comes to storing and dispensing a wider variety of medications, coordinating with system for automatic replenishment in the process.
- keep between 336 and 572 different solid oral medications
- manage inventory
- manage lot numbers
- manage expiration dates