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PARIS — Equipment upgrades continue at Henry County Medical Center, this time in the pharmacy with the addition of the most up-to-date equipment available. Three new automated systems are already online and a fourth system will be arriving at the hospital in the fall.
Purchased from BD, a global medical technology company which is committed to advancing medical discovery, diagnostics and deliver of care, the new systems currently online are the Pyxis MedStation ES, Pyxis PharmoPack, and the Pyxis Anesthesia Station ES. All three systems arrived at HCMC in the spring.
The MedStation ES is an automated medication dispensing system supporting decentralized medication management and the Anesthesia Station ES offers increased medication safety and anesthesia workflow efficiency in the operating room. The PharmoPack is an automation system that provides medication packaging and barcoding in multi-unit dose for oral drugs.
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