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The health sector is one of the most important industries in any society. It is responsible for ensuring that people have access to quality care and treatment.

To do this, the sector must have a well-functioning infrastructure, including storage shelves for pharmaceutical supplies. 

Pharmacy storage shelves play a crucial role in ensuring that medications and other medical supplies are properly organized and easily accessible.

They contribute to the smooth and efficient operation of pharmacies, and can be a lifeline in emergency situations.

At SOMR GroupWe firmly believe that a storage system adapted to our profession maximizes performance, and the healthcare sector is no exception.


Whether it's storing patient records or medications, optimal storage saves time and allows you to care for more patients.

So whether it's for a medical clinic, a dentist's office or a hospital, you can count on SmartShelf, at Quadral manual fixed or mobile shelving system for smaller spaces.

We can also offer you mobile carts that will help you maximize your movement and transport your belongings without too much effort. For larger work areas, our systems fit with SmartSpace and Mobilex fixed and mobile shelving systems.

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Why is storage in the healthcare sector so important?

In the healthcare industry, pharmacy storage shelves are a key component to keeping medications or medical records organized and easily accessible. 

By storing medications on shelves, pharmacists can ensure that they are able to quickly and easily find the one they need when a patient requests it. 

In addition, pharmacy storage shelves can help prevent medication errors by making it easy to see when a prescription has run out or expired. 

Hospitals and pharmacies are two places that need to take special care in storing medications. 

Most medications must be stored at a certain temperature to remain potent and effective. Most pharmacy storage areas are air-conditioned to ensure that medications are kept at the right temperature. 

In addition, pharmacy storage areas are typically equipped with shelves designed to keep medication vials organized and easily accessible. 

Hospitals also have special storage areas for medication, although storage conditions in hospitals may vary depending on the type of medication being stored. 

Some medications, such as those used to treat cancer, should be stored in refrigerators, while others should be kept in dark, cool rooms. 

Regardless of where they are stored, all medications must be clearly labeled and securely locked away to prevent unauthorized access.

In short, pharmacy storage shelves play a vital role in the healthcare industry by helping to keep medications organized and at the right temperature.

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How to improve your medical or prescription document storage space?

When it comes to storage shelving, there are a few key things to keep in mind to ensure you choose the right option for your healthcare facility:

  • Consider the weight capacity of the storage shelf. This is especially important if you plan to store heavier items on the shelf.┬á
  • Consider the type of products that will be stored there. For example, delicate items or items requiring special handling should be stored on shelves specifically designed for them.
  • Ensure that the storage rack is easy to clean and disinfect. This is important to maintain a clean and sanitary environment.┬á
  • Consider the size of the storage shelf. This is important to ensure that it fits the space you have. A shelf that is too small can lead to clutter and wasted space, while a shelf that is too large can make it difficult to access needed items.
  • Ensure that the storage shelf is durable and strong. This is important to ensure that it will last a long time.┬á
  • Consider the overall look of the storage shelf.┬áIf it's going to be visible to others, look for a storage shelf that looks neat and tidy.

With these elements in mind, you can be sure to choose the right storage shelf for your health care facility! 

How to store medications in a pharmacy or hospital?

There are strict regulations on how medicines must be stored in a pharmacy or hospital. This ensures that medications remain effective and safe. ­čę║

All medications should be stored in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight. They should also be kept away from heat sources, such as radiators, and out of the reach of children. 

In a pharmacy, prescriptions are usually stored in locked cabinets or boxes. ­čĺŐ

In a hospital, they may be kept in special secure rooms or areas. Some medications need to be refrigerated, so they will be kept in a refrigerator.

Technically, in a pharmacy, prescriptions are stored on shelves according to their classification. The most commonly used medications are kept on the storage shelf for easy access by pharmacists. 

Other medications are arranged on the shelves according to their therapeutic use. For example, all antacids are shelved together, all antibiotics are shelved together, and all antipyretics are shelved together. 

This organization makes it easier for pharmacists to find the right medication when a patient presents with a prescription. 

In a hospital, drugs are also organized according to their classification. But they are also organized according to their use. 

For example, all medications for cardiac patients are stored together, all medications for cancer patients are stored together, and all medications for surgical patients are stored together. 

This organization makes it easier for nurses and physicians to find the right medication when they need it.

What are the important things to keep in mind when choosing a healthcare storage shelf?

It's always important to keep important documents, such as medical records and prescriptions, organized and secure, but finding the storage space to do so can be difficult. 

If you are looking for ways to improve your medical document or prescription storage space, one option is to install a storage shelf. A storage shelf is an ideal solution for organizing and protecting your documents. 

Storage shelves provide an extra level of storage in a room and can be used to store items such as medical supplies, prescription drugs or even paperwork. 

By keeping them off the floor and away from employee traffic areas, you can minimize the risk of them getting damaged or lost. Additionally, a storage shelf can help you better organize your documents so you can easily find what you need when you need it. 

If you're concerned about space constraints, you can even buy storage shelves designed to fit into small spaces. 

By taking the time to improve your storage space, you can make storing your medical documents or prescriptions more efficient and easier to manage.

SOMR Group's storage systems for the healthcare sector

If you are looking for shelving for your hospital, pharmacy, dentist's office or clinic, Prisma Storage offers several solutions:

The SOMR Group team works with you from the conception of your project to its implementation.

The company's experts offer you adequate storage solutions by conducting a rigorous analysis of your needs.

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