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Intellifill IV: Combined Technologies = Innovation!

Posted by Plish on November 3, 2008

There are common perceptions that innovative, creative products have to be thought up out of thin air.  On the contrary, great inventions are often the result of combining products or technologies in new and innovative ways.  A perfect example of this is ForHealth Technologies’, Intellifill IV.  This system, designed to minimize medication errors, leverages the combination of several tried and true technologies.  The result is a cool, slick, innovative product that is poised to make some serious waves in the world of medication error prevention by saving money, and saving lives.

  According to their website, the device is poised to deliver:

  • Reductions in medication errors
  • Deployment of pharmacy and nurse skill sets to more patient-focused activities
  • Significant medication-acquisition cost savings
  • Reduction in medication inventories

This type of innovation  underscores the need to become comfortable with technologies from different fields and understanding their nuances.  Only then can they be combined in a new and elegant ways.

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