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The PharmaCart team: Peter Manville, Sierra Semel, Mary Metzger, Calvin Price and Tommy Ryan. [View Image]
The PharmaCart team: Peter Manville, Sierra Semel, Mary Metzger, Calvin Price and Tommy Ryan.

Medicine in motion

How a group of VCU students created the PharmaCart, an invention that could make it safer and more secure to distribute medicine in hospitals

By Kim Catley
VCU School of the Arts
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The problem started as many do, with a gap in the marketplace. To distribute medications to patients, hospitals typically choose between expensive robotic carts or basic plastic tubs on wheels that anyone could purchase at a home improvement store.

A team of students from across the university came together to create a solution: the PharmaCart. 

Learn how.

 

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