Some retailers have invested in prescription-processing automation, but the jury is still out on the future of pharmacy robotics
Should retail pharmacies use robots to fill prescriptions? Retailers have been grappling with that question for more than a decade, but recent developments in robotics technology as well as the movement toward central-fill facilities have spurred a new debate on the merits of automated prescription processing. Moreover, the aging population that is driving up the volume of prescribed medication, along with diminishing reimbursement payments from the government and insurance companies, may ...
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