Sec. 17760. (1) A pharmacy that is owned and operated by a hospital licensed under article 17
1 may operate an automated device at a location that is affiliated with the hospital
but that is not located at the same physical address as the pharmacy. A pharmacy that operates an automated device under this section shall notify the
department of the automated device's location.
(2) An automated device that is operated under this section must be under the control
and supervision of the pharmacist in charge for the pharmacy described in subsection
(1). The pharmacist in charge for the pharmacy described in subsection (1) may, in accordance
with the requirements for delegation and supervision in this article, delegate the
stocking of the automated device, the removal of medication from the automated device,
the maintenance of the automated device, and other tasks related to the operation
of the automated device, but he or she is not required to be immediately physically
present to supervise a delegated task. The operation of the automated device is limited to licensed health professionals.
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