30 Dec '16, 9pm

#USArmy pharmacy tech holds patent for safer pill dispenser

#USArmy pharmacy tech holds patent for safer pill dispenser

WASHINGTON (Army News Service) -- It takes a team of professionals -- doctors, nurses, behavioral health experts and support staff -- to deliver quality health care to Soldiers, retirees and their Families. One such person serving in a vital supporting role is Ming Koh, a pharmacy technician at Madigan Army Medical Center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. He and others at the pharmacy realize that safety and service are paramount in what they do every day. "Supporting Soldiers and their families is a sacred responsibility," he said SAFETY PATENT Even after work, Koh said his mind often drifts to safety and service and ways he can improve it. Koh noticed that when pills are prescribed, the same tray and spatula is used over and over. This has been the method of dispensing medication for 80 years in every pharmacy in the world, he said. The problem with doing it this ...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/180171?a

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