The implementation of robotics in medicine has been on the drawing board for a very long time, but barriers with technologies made the adoption all but impossible. However in recent years, research has been conducted in human clinical trials to perform surgeries using robotics. Additional applications of robotics in medicine include the pharmaceutical side in this field. Administering medication to patients is time consuming, expensive and at times error prone. The i.v. STATION from Health Robotics provides a reliable, safe and cost effective solution for hospitals, clinics and other healthcare service providers around the world.
A clean and sterile medication delivery system gives medical service providers a tool that is able to eliminate life-threatening medication errors and contamination risks. It also reduces waste, function with accuracy and saves money. The system put in place at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, Wyoming was in place in record time to provide these services.
"Within 12 weeks after signing a contract with Health Robotics we were able to install the i.v.STATION Robot and conduct the air quality, microbiology, cross-contamination, performance, and other standard acceptance tests necessary to ‘Go Live’ on October 16, 2012. Commonly used products on i.v.STATION are Cefazolin, Ceftriaxone, Clindamycin, Gentamicin, Oxytocin, Vancomycin, and Zosyn," said, John Arross, director of Pharmacy at Wyoming Medical Center.
Health Robotics was founded in 2016 and has become the leading provider of IV medication robots. It has been awarded 100 percent of the publicly announced purchases of I.V. Robotics in the world in 2010 and 2011. The systems are installed in more than 300 hospitals around the world in five continents.
The scrutiny healthcare provider’s face with safety and budgets makes it one of the most challenging aspects of the industry. Any new technology that gives healthcare companies the tools to make them more efficient improves not only the overall performance of the hospital, but it also gives patients peace of mind when they are being treated.
Edited by Brooke Neuman