Military Interoperable Digital Hospital Testbed (MIDHT) Year 3, Arm 1: The Impact of a Pharmacy Robotics System and Bar Code Medication Administration (BCMA) in a Rural Healthcare System.
Research Study: This study will evaluate the impact of a centralized medication-dispensing pharmacy robot at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center and bar code medication administration technology at all three CHS hospitals. Research objectives (pre and post) will include pharmacy department productivity and workflow, nursing workflow, medication error rates, dispensing to rural sites, staff satisfaction and drug expenses/inventory.
Institutions – Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Conemaugh Miners Medical Center, Conemaugh Meyersdale Medical Center
Principal Investigator – Richard Wozniak, MD
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This work is supported by the Department of the Army under contract no. W81XWH-10-2-0180.