07040504 is referenced by 114 patents and cites 54 patents.

A system and apparatus are described in which modular receptacles are filled and transported to automated dispensing machines for later retrieval and distribution. A system of the present invention includes the loading, refilling, and replacement of the modular receptacles at various stages in the process of the invention. The present invention results in a more efficient and easier to manage system for distribution of such items as medical supplies and drugs.

Title
System and apparatus for the dispensing of drugs
Application Number
10/42106
Publication Number
7040504 (B2)
Application Date
January 7, 2002
Publication Date
May 9, 2006
Inventor
William Conrad
Encinitas
CA, US
Joseph M Calabro
Del Mar
CA, US
Robert J Feeney
La Jolla
CA, US
John J Rodenrys
La Jolla
CA, US
Albert W Dibelka
Chula Vista
CA, US
David T Heffron
San Diego
CA, US
Paul M Seelinger
San Diego
CA, US
Patricia M Lee
Chicago
IL, US
Laird Broadfield
San Diego
CA, US
Agent
David W Okey
Michael D Steffensmeier
Assignee
Cardinal Health 301
CA, US
IPC
G06F 17/00
G07F 11/00
A47F 1/00
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