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CHOC Children's Draws First Patient Dose With RIVA System

WINNIPEG, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ - CHOC Children's, a regional pediatric healthcare network, has begun preparing patient doses at its Orange, California facility on its newly commissioned RIVA (Robotic Intravenous Automation) system. RIVA, a self-contained unit for filling IV syringes and bags, is manufactured by Intelligent Hospital Systems (IH Systems).

For Jane Arnot, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for IH Systems, the acceptance of RIVA by the CHOC Children's team, lead by Director of Pharmacy Rita Jew, is based on the IH Systems team demonstrating that RIVA operates according to the specifications outlined in the Acceptance Test Protocol. "Health care facilities acquire confidence that technology can meet their goals for patient care by developing rigorous evaluation protocols prior to implementation," she explains. "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.

Note to Editors: To view photos of CHOC Children's RIVA system installation, visit the RIVA photo gallery at

High resolution images are available by contacting Ms Arnot.

About RIVA:

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

About CHOC Children's:

CHOC's regional healthcare network in California includes two state-of-the-art hospitals in Orange and Mission Viejo, several community clinics, a residency program that trains tomorrow's pediatricians, and four centers of excellence - The Heart, Cancer, Neuroscience, and Orthopaedic Institutes. CHOC Children's is one of only eight children's hospitals in the US to be named to the Leapfrog "Top Hospitals 2007" list for hospital safety and quality. For more information, please visit

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