Market OVERVIEW: medical supplies are a large part of hospitals spending

Total hospital spending (1)

USA hospital spending breakdown (% of total) (2)

Hospitals spending in supplies

(1) U.S. Department of health and human services; European Hospital and Healthcare Federation
(2) AHA analysis of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Billions are spent in hospitals in Europe and USA for supplies such as medications and medical devices as these represent the second largest cost for hospitals (about 20% of total costs) creating a strong incentive for their traceability and costs control

Pharmacy logistics solution: a concrete answer to medication errors

Main causes for medication errors in hospitals

  • Integrating digital clinical folders, SOFIA software prevents prescription errors and warns physicians of interactions, contraindications and  allergies in real time

  • Prescriptions are automatically received by hospital pharmacies, eliminating risks of transcription errors.

  • By fully automating the  preparation of personalized therapies through the automated dispensing cabinet and trolley, SLPA system eliminates the risk for human errors

  • Automatic bedside verification through bar-code identification of patients and corresponding  therapies minimizes the likelihood of administration errors

SLPA pharmacy logistics solution is able to address all the main causes of medication errors, reducing hospital costs, enhancing efficiency and improving patients safety