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Carts, Central Supply, Medication, Single-Patient Dose

Definition : Medication supply carts designed for direct medication dispensing from the clinical pharmacy in single-patient doses. Typically the pharmacist dispenses the proper medication for a day (or a longer period of time) into separate locked drawers marked with each patient's name and/or room number, using information taken from the patient's card. These carts typically include a removable section of drawers (known as cassettes) that may be intended either one for each patient or subdivided in compartments to hold individual dosages. Other carts include punch cards that hold doses for longer periods (e.g., a week, a month). Some carts include a flat storage area for cups and bottles containing pills or liquids in individual doses and a working area for preparing oral medicines and/or syringes. Unit-dose medication carts reduce waste of drugs and pharmacist time; they also provide better tracking and security for distribution of controlled substances. They are appropriate for daily distribution of medicines in hospitals, and/or for long term distribution of medicines in extended care facilities.

Entry Terms : "Single-Patient Dose Medication Carts"

UMDC code : 27916

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Capsa Solutions LLC

Company Type: Parent

Capsa Solutions is built upon a foundation of experience and innovation focused on healthcare. Organized storage, workflow, efficiency, and improved productivity are what Capsa has been driving in multiple healthcare markets for over 50-years. We are a recognized leader in the development and manufacturing of Mobile Computer Workstations, Medical Carts, Health IT Mounting Solutions, and Medication Management Systems used in healthcare facilities throughout the world. Capsa's breadth and depth of products makes it a logical choice when either looking for a single-source vendor or looking for integrated solutions across different disciplines.

Crest Healthcare Supply

Company Type: Parent

Crest Healthcare Supply is a trusted partner to Hospitals and Long Term Care facilities that has delivered knowledgeable customer support and reliable products for over forty years. Crest was founded in 1967 when Howard Page, the original owner, purchased rights to a nurse call system owned by IBM.

Health Care Logistics Inc

Company Type: Parent

Since 1978, Health Care Logistics has been an industry leader specializing in unique and hard-to-find health care products. Complete customer satisfaction is at the heart of everything we do.HCL guarantees an unmatched inventory of unique and hard-to-find items that includes compounding and dispensing products, infection prevention supplies and unit dose packaging materials, as well as many other lines. We stock more than 8,000 products from 22 unique lines.

Lakeside Mfg Inc

Company Type: Parent

Lakeside Manufacturing, Inc. manufactures stainless steel carts and plate dispensers for laboratory, food service, health care, and material handling industries. It offers utility, enclosed, guard rail, multi-shelf, banquet, oval tray, tray and silver, dish, ice, beverage service, medical, case, housekeeping, plastic utility, wire, tool, linen, wire utility, and meal tray delivery carts.

Specialty Carts Inc

Company Type: Parent

Specialty Carts, Inc. is dedicated to the design and manufacture of carts - primarily for the long term care industry - which are durable, secure, safe, and convenient to use at competitive prices. Specialty Carts, Inc. shall provide the most competent, caring support for customer satisfaction in all business relationships.

The Harloff Co Inc

Company Type: Parent

Harloff has established a national organization of top-tier local representatives to work with our customers and end users as well as a highly trained internal support staff that is well-regarded for their rapid and accurate response. Harloff has a proven ability to design ground-up custom projects based on unique customer requirements. We maintain both in-house design and engineering and outside consultants for these projects. Our diverse production capabilities include expertise working with stainless steel, painted steel, aluminum, and wood laminate.

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