Independent healthcare research firm selects fully automated IV compounding system as category leader
ARxIUM, an industry-leading developer of pharmacy automation, workflow and consulting solutions, today announced its fully automated RIVA IV compounding system has been recognized as 2018 category leader for IV robots by KLAS, an independent healthcare research firm.
The top ranking was announced in the "2018 Best in KLAS: Software and Services" report and marks the fifth consecutive time RIVA was rated top IV robot by the firm. KLAS develops its top vendor rankings by collecting data from thousands of healthcare providers through surveys and in-depth interviews.
"This significant achievement further proves that health system and hospital pharmacies view RIVA as the market leader for IV medication compounding," said Olivier Martin, ARxIUM's executive vice president of sales and marketing. "Unlike other IV compounding systems, which have limited productivity, RIVA is fully automated and provides unmatched safety and cost savings. More importantly, we are continually creating and implementing new RIVA applications to increase interoperability with other pharmacy systems."
ARxIUM recently launched several features that advance its first-to-market Pharmacy 4.0 approach and further improve medication accuracy and pharmacy workflow. RIVA now includes bi-directional interface capabilities which allow it to communicate with other pharmacy systems. Additional features include RIVA's multi-language interface and ability to produce customizable labels and barcodes on compounded sterile preparations. It can also handle multiple types of closed-system transfer devices during IV compounding and provide enhanced business intelligence with web-based analytics and reporting.
The system is engineered with multiple safety technologies and prepares IV medications in an aseptic ISO Class 5 environment with unidirectional airflow. RIVA units have been installed worldwide and have cumulatively produced millions of IV doses safely and accurately.
KLAS report citations:
"2018 Best in KLAS: Software and Services," February 2018. © 2018 KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved. www.KLASresearch.com.
Based in Winnipeg, Manitoba and Buffalo Grove, Illinois, ARxIUM is an industry-leading developer of pharmacy automation, workflow and consulting solutions that improve safety, productivity and workflow. The company provides solutions to shared service centers and health system, hospital, long-term care, retail and government pharmacies. ARxIUM is the developer of the only fully automated IV compounding system in the market today, and offers automated packaging, dispensing, vial filling and high volume systems. In addition, the company provides inventory management, scheduling and workflow software, technical consulting, and system implementation assistance, among other services. ARxIUM is also the creator of the Pharmacy 4.0 approach, which seamlessly converges clinical pharmacy, central production and automation advancements into fully automated, interactive data processes. The approach allows pharmacies to better monitor and react in real-time to address patient care and medication delivery demands. For more information, visit www.arxium.com.