Improved Medication and Narcotic Control in the Operating Room


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Improved Medication and Narcotic Control in the Operating Room

  1. 1. Anesthesia-Rx Key Benefits • Workflow specifically designed to match the operating room • Improves accountability, control and regulatory compliance • Provides industry-leading capacity • Improves charge capture • Color or black & white automated syringe label printer available for improved regulatory compliance Improved Medication and Narcotic Control in the Operating Room Anesthesia-Rx™ is an automated anesthesia cart that monitors and controls the dispensing of medications, narcotics and supplies during surgical procedures. The workflow is specifically designed for surgical areas and ensures that anesthesia providers have access to the medications and narcotics they need, when they need them.Automation Solutions *Standard Anesthesia-Rx model shown with optional accessories.
  2. 2. Anesthesia-Rx - 2Product Specifications Anesthesia-Rx is designed to match the operating room workflow while meeting the medication management needs of pharmacy.• 39.7” wide x 29.8” deep This advanced solution uses a completely touch-screen driven medication dispensing• 39.8” work surface height* process. The Virtual Pocket™ display technology provides a visual roadmap for users, eliminating the need to type and search for medications.• 66.5” height to top of accessory rack** Tall version also available providing additional One of the main benefits of Anesthesia-Rx is improved communication betweendrawer space. the surgical areas and the pharmacy. All dispensing activities, including wastes and returns, are transmitted in real time via the Connect-Rx® software platform. Other McKesson products, such as AcuDose-Rx® medication dispensing cabinets, run on Connect-Rx®, providing you with the same formulary, filling, and inventory Automation Decision Support management capabilities. The optional Automation Decision Workflow Support solution is an analytics tool Anesthesia-Rx workflow is specifically designed for rapid medication selection and designed to help administrators improve dispensing before and during surgical procedures. With only two touches, anesthesia productivity and performance. This tool combines and organizes data from providers have quick access the their medications and narcotics. Anesthesia-Rx and other McKesson automation solutions into visually rich To quickly and safely dispense medications and narcotics, anesthesia providers: dashboards with the capability to drill down to different levels of detail. • Securely log on with a user name and password • Unlock the cart (the cart will not lock at any time during the case) Automation Decision Support enables • Select a patient you to look at different dispensing • Open the appropriate drawer patterns from Anesthesia-Rx to identify • Touch the medication name on the screen potential drug diversion issues. To • Remove the medication from the pocket improve inventory management, • Touch the screen to confirm quantity dispensed Automation Decision Support provides an overview of medication usage, including waste transactions and restocked medications. Anesthesia-Rx Two-Touch Dispensing System Remove the medication TOUCH 1: Select the medication. from the pocket. TOUCH 2: Confirm quantity dispensed.
  3. 3. Anesthesia-Rx - 3Anesthesia-Rx Features and Options 4 1Anesthesia-Rx has industry-leadingfeatures and options available to meetthe unique dispensing needs of anyanesthesiology department, including:• Two-touch dispensing • Virtual Pocket™ technology 2• Greatest capacity with standard and 3 tall models available 8• Customizable cart configuration• Widest range of drawer and pocket options• 19” touch-screen monitor• Color or black & white automated syringe label printer (option)• Bar-code scanner (option)• Locking feature to ensure cart does not lock during a case• Open cart alert to warn when cart is left unlocked 7 7 6 8 5 6 The standard cart is equipped with: 1. One top shelf on a rack 10 2. 19” touch-screen monitor 3. Three rows of tilt bin storage 9 4. A gooseneck LED lamp for work-surface illumination 5. One locking high capacity drawer 6. Drawer tag holders 7. Pocket labels 8. Ladder clips (to mount accessories) 9. Locking caster 10. Integral uninterruptible power supply (UPS)
  4. 4. Anesthesia-Rx - 4Anesthesia-Rx Drawer OptionsAnesthesia-Rx can be configured with High Capacity Drawers Open Matrix Drawersa variety of drawers to fit your unique The standard Anesthesia-Rx cart is There are three sizes of Open Matrixdispensing needs. There are two drawer equipped with one High Capacity Drawers available, and each drawertypes available—High Capacity Drawers Drawer with locking pockets, but it can comes with horizontal pocket dividers,with locked pockets and Open Matrix be configured with up to four of these allowing you to make the pockets theDrawers. drawers. Additionally, the pockets within size you need. Additional dividers can the drawers are configurable by row. also be ordered. The smallest pocket The maximum number of pockets that fit size is 3.25” W x 2.75” L and can in one drawer is 20. The locked pocket be increased in increments of those types include: dimensions. All rows: Single wide, single length Standard Height Open Matrix Drawer: pockets: 3” H x 17.5” L x 21.5 W 3.2” W x 2.35” L x 1.65” H Front row: Single wide, double length Double Height Open Matrix Drawer: pockets: 6.25” H x 17.5” L x 21.5 W 3.2” W x 6.05” L x 1.65” H Back row: Double wide, double length pockets: 6.65” W x 6.05”L x 1.65” H Triple Height Open Matrix Drawer: 10” H x 17.5” L x 21.5 W McKesson Automation Solutions 500 Cranberry Woods Drive Cranberry Township, PA 16066 © 2010 McKesson Corporation product and service names listed herein which bear the ® and ™ symbols are registered with the U.S. Patent (724) 741-8000 and Trademark Office. All other product and service names are protected by non-registered trademarks or service marks, respectively. AUTO180_9/10