Naval Medical Center San Diego Installs Robotic Dispensing System


NAVAL MEDICAL CENTER SAN DIEGO’S PHARMACY
INSTALLED NEW STATE OF THE ART ROBOTIC DISPENSING SYSTEMS. “THINGS HAVE BEEN GOING VERY SMOOTH, WE’RE
VERY EXCITED ABOUT IT. WE’RE WORKING THROUGH OUR NEW WORKFLOW, GETTING A GOOD FEEL FOR
THE SYSTEM, UNDERSTANDING OUT HOW WE CAN MAXIMIZE IMPLEMENTATION.” THE EFFICIENCY OF NAVAL MEDICAL CENTER SAN
DIEGO’S PHARMACY DEPARTMENT HAS IMPROVED THANKS TO THE ROBOTIC DISPENSING SYSTEM, WITH SHORTER
WAIT TIMES FOR PATIENTS AND MORE FREE TIME FOR STAFF TO WORK ON ALTERNATE PHARMACY OPERATIONS. “PATIENT SAFTEY IS KEY. EVERYTHING IS BEING
BARCODED AND SCANNED, EVERYTHING IS BEING DELIVERED BY THE ROBOT CONFIRMING PATIENT
SAFETY. IT’S ALSO GOING TO HELP WITH WAIT TIME.” THE ADDITION OF THE ROBOT TO THE ALREADY RUNNING
PHARMACY APP AND MOBILE TEXT MESSAGE ALERT SYSTEM, HELPS NMCSD CONTINUE TO OFFER THE
BEST IN PATIENT CARE AND SATISFACTION. “OVERALL, PATIENT EXPERIENCE IS WHAT WE’RE
LOOKING FOR. WE’RE TRYING TO GET OUR PATIENTS IN AND OUT, IN A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME,
SAFELY AND WITH THE RIGHT MEDICATION, THE RIGHT DOSE AND EVERYTHING.” FROM NAVAL MEDICAL CENTER SAN DIEGO, I’M SEAMAN
JUSTIN GALVIN.

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