BD Cato™ medication workflow solutions
Reduce risk of pharmacy compounding errors and improve workflow efficiency
BD Cato™ solutions standardize compounding processes such as order review, medication picking and dose preparation to improve med safety and pharmacy workflow.
Real-time (weight-based) gravimetric verification alerts pharmacists of potential errors.
Barcode verification helps detect errors related to the incorrect selection of a drug, diluent and final container.
The system supports compliance by providing an automated audit trail of each medication compounding procedure.
HIT interoperability facilitates order importing, dose queue management and inventory tracking in the preparation area.
Improved medication preparation safety
The system verifies doses are prepared within institutional tolerances and provides real-time notification of errors.
Streamlined pharmacy workflow
The system reduces manual quality-control checks and provides guidance steps on how to correct drug compounding mistakes.
The optional camera-based hardware enables remote documentation of vial, syringe and IV data during gravimetric steps.
The system helps track and manage inventory, while optimizing utilization of partial drug vials and returned admixtures.
Improved formulary and user management
CareFusion SmartWorks platform enables formulary interoperability and system-wide user management.