IV Compounding Resources

Are you seeking to improve your sterile compounding operations, but are not sure where to start?

Here you will find a variety of informational resources about IV compounding technology to guide your strategy. Some materials are from healthcare providers who share unique insights about their experiences using our IV compounding automation, while others are from industry and regulatory bodies.

IV Solutions User Group

Our IV solutions customers have formed an engaged and active User Group led by Dave Webster, RPh, MSBA, University of Rochester Medical Center. With active users across the globe, this diverse group meets regularly via conference call, covering topics including implementation and utilization best practices, and future considerations for product development.


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Huntsville Hospital Article

Huntsville Hospital Article

This article in Pharmacy Purchasing & Products describes Huntsville Hospital’s experience implementing two Omnicell IV compounding robots and their suggested best practices for operation.

Duke University Hospital Presentation

Duke University Hospital Presentation

After installing two IV robots in their facility, Duke University Hospital experienced significant cost savings. This presentation outlines key considerations for robotics implementation.

University of Rochester Medical Center Presentation

University of Rochester Medical Center Presentation

This University of Rochester Medical Center presentation demonstrates the future of the IV room and how it can potentially transform patient care and safety as well as efficiency.

Industry Resources

ASHP Resource Center

ASHP Resource Center

Trying to decide if insourcing IV compounding is right for your facility? Through this website, you can gain access to tools and resources that will aid in your decision-making process.

American Pharmacists Association Article

American Pharmacists Association Article

An article from the APhA website overviews the important role pharmacies can play in maintaining control of safety procedures by insourcing their IV operations. 

Regulatory Updates

FDA Compounding Compliance

FDA Compounding Compliance

Find in-depth information from the FDA about the guidance, compliance, and regulatory information regarding IV compounding and the Compounding Quality Act.

USP Information

USP Information

This area of the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) website provides up-to-date information on the General Chapter Hazardous Drugs regulations.

USP Compounding Standards

USP Compounding Standards

The area of the USP website provides updates to IV compounding standards as they are developed and adopted.

NCSL State Regulations of Compounding Pharmacies

NCSL State Regulations of Compounding Pharmacies

Stay up-to-date on compounding legislation developments surrounding IV preparation.

News Articles

Maximize Production with IV Compounding Robots

Maximize Production with IV Compounding Robots

This article in Pharmacy Purchasing & Products describes Huntsville Hospital’s experience implementing two Omnicell IV compounding robots and their suggested best practices for operation.

Risks and Rewards on the Road to IV Automation

Risks and Rewards on the Road to IV Automation

This excerpt from Pharmacy Technology Report features Duke University Hospital’s experience with Omnicell’s IV compounding automation.

A Windfall from In-House Compounding: $900,000 Savings Projected

A Windfall from In-House Compounding: $900,000 Savings Projected

This Pharmacy Technology Report article (login required) discusses the savings and other benefits DCH Health System expects to achieve from Omnicell's robotic and semi-automated systems for IV compounding.

Automated IV Compounding: A Path to Cost Containment, Patient Safety and Regulatory Compliance

Automated IV Compounding: A Path to Cost Containment, Patient Safety and Regulatory Compliance

This article in Becker's Hospital Review explores the cost saving and safety benefits of IV compounding automation.

Increase in IV Medications Driving Demand for Automation

Increase in IV Medications Driving Demand for Automation

This article in Healthcare IT News describes Duke University Hospital’s initial experience with IV automation and associated compounding data, which helps improve quality and accuracy of admixtures, while increasing productivity and cost savings.

Safeguarding Patient IV Medications

Safeguarding Patient IV Medications

This article in Advance for Nurses discusses the safety implications of the IV compounding process in relation to nurses’ roles in administering medications.