Successful collaboration with Swedish university hospital enters the next phase
Pharmacolog has, in collaboration with one of the leading university hospitals in Sweden, developed ARM (Advanced Reconstruction Module). The system will be tested in clinical environments for 6 months and comprises 2 DrugLog systems that will be rented during the project period.
Astrid Lindgren’s Children’s Hospital at Karolinska University Hospital will with funding from SLL Innovation to undertake a 6-month project to test the Advanced Reconstruction Module (ARM) with its associated DrugLog® in a clinical environment. The project runs throughout the year and includes the lease of two DrugLog systems.
The ARM, partly funded by Vinnova, was implemented during the second half of 2016 with the purpose to develop a system based on Pharmacolog’s DrugLog® and the system ePed, the national information system installed at Astrid Lindgren’s Children’s Hospital for the treatment of pediatric medicines. The goal was to develop a system to avoid malpractice by combining the specific instructions for preparing more than 500 different drugs available in ePed with DrugLog’s ability to determine a drug concentration and identity in seconds and then label the specific syringe or infusion bag.
Mats Högberg, CEO of Pharmacolog: “We are pleased to contribute to improved drug management in pediatric care. DrugLog® is an excellent tool for controlling the particularly sensitive formulations. As we ourselves also work with developing dedicated systems for safe validation in the preparation of drugs for the treatment of children, we hope that the results of the project can contribute to our own development. “
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