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  • Published August 2018

Robotic dispensing improves patient safety, inventory management, and staff satisfaction in an outpatient hospital pharmacy.

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Pharmacy robots are now commonly used in hospitals for dispensing medications. Conducted at a Spanish hospital, this study found that use of pharmacy robots reduced medication dispensing errors and improved staff efficiency. The role of a pharmacy robot in a serious medication error is explored in a book that examined the effects of technological change on the health care system.

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