Automated dispensing cabinets

Devices that maintain medication inventory via an audit trail of receiving and dispersal activity, automate charging of medication products as they are released for use by a patient, and prompt for inventory replacements according to usage and par levels. 

 

Fox BI, Thrower MR and Felkey BG. Building core competencies in pharmacy informatics. 1st ed. Washington, DC: American Pharmacists Association, 2010.

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