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Chief Pharmacy Offer Urges Hospitals to Update Technology

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Dennis Tribble, Chief Health Offer for Health Technologies issued a statement recently urging hospitals to explore available technology that could greatly reduce pharmacy errors. Many hospitals still require their pharmacists and IV technicians to rely on manual calculations and hand-written lables, instead of taking advantage of technology like barcode scanning. Tribble also recommended that more checks and controls be added to the daily routine of IV rooms.

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