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 - Nov 3, 2007
References: instymeds & springwise
Pharmacists will be given the option of having virtual assistants, thanks to a new U.S. start up. InstyMeds is a company that has designed a line of machines that vend prescription drugs.

The simple act of counting pills will be automated, freeing pharmacists from the tedious task of counting pills, allowing them to spend more time on counseling patients and informing them on how to take their medications properly.

"The company's vending machines are designed to be placed in doctors' offices, clinics, emergency rooms and other healthcare facilities. Each holds 100 of some of the most often used medications that can range from pills to drops to creams and so forth," according to Spring Wise.

In August, Trend Hunter featured 16 different vending machines. Since then, we have seen three more innovations in vending machines. It looks like vending more that pop and snacks could really be the next big thing! Check them out below: