Officials also announced the adoption of Windows 10 Internet of Things (IoT) operating system (OS) for its enterprise-wide Pyxis ES System.
LAS VEGAS -- Officials with BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) demonstrated an enhanced technology platform designed with the ability to synchronize different medication management technologies, including the company’s PyxisTM and AlarisTM systems, at this year’s American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) 2016 Midyear Meeting.
Officials also announced the adoption of Windows 10 Internet of Things (IoT) operating system (OS) for its enterprise-wide Pyxis ES System. The new OS provides long-term support and enhanced cybersecurity for health systems’ automated dispensing and medication management solutions.
Windows 10 IoT in the Long Term Servicing Branch (LTSB) offers a 10-year support package, active security patches, and options to upgrade when Microsoft offers new OS features every two to three years.
In an interview with Pharmacy Times, BD officials noted they are continuing their focus on creating a new enterprise medication management platform that harmonizes its technologies to close the communication gaps between devices and helps optimize the entire medication management process.
The medication management combines 3 key elements to improve customer outcomes: