Primary Children's Medical Center Draws First Pediatric Patient Dose with RIVA



    WINNIPEG, Jan. 28 /CNW/ - Primary Children's Medical Center of Salt Lake
City, Utah, has drawn its first patient dose with its RIVA System (Robotic IV
Automation) -a self-contained unit for filling IV syringes and bags- from
Intelligent Hospital Systems (IH Systems). Owned and operated by Intermountain
Healthcare, Primary Children's Medical Center treats children with complex
illness and injury from across the western states of the United States of
America.
    Primary Children's is the second pediatric health care facility to go
live with RIVA in a month, according to Jane Arnot, Vice President of Sales
and Marketing for RIVA. "The hospitals and clinics of Intermountain Healthcare
were recently recognized for their pioneering work in using computer systems
to reduce medication errors, and we are very pleased to be working with such a
well-respected center," she says. "Our well-designed and meticulously executed
site plan demonstrates that RIVA has met the parameters for sterility,
accuracy and reduction of compounding risk as defined by USP(less
than)797(greater than) and other regulatory guidelines, and we are thrilled to
see the unit in action," Arnot says.

    RIVA (Robotic IV Automation System) -a self-contained unit for filling IV
syringes and bags- is the first product developed by Winnipeg-based medical
device company Intelligent Hospital Systems. For more information, please
visit www.rivasystem.com.





For further information:

For further information: Jane Arnot, (204) 925-5343

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