The Great Medical Storage Debate: Is Easy Accessibility Endangering Patients or Limiting Their Care?


Medical storage containers are an essential part of the healthcare industry, providing a safe and secure way to store medical products, devices, and pharmaceuticals. However, there has been an ongoing debate regarding the accessibility and security of these containers, with some arguing that they are too easily accessible, while others argue that they are too secure, limiting the availability of medical products to those who need them. We will explore both sides of the argument and examine the potential consequences of these viewpoints.

The Argument for Accessibility

 One of the main arguments for accessibility is that medical products should be available to anyone who needs them, regardless of their financial situation or location. By providing easy access to medical products, healthcare providers can ensure that patients receive the care they need without delay or barriers. This is particularly important for patients in remote or low-income areas, who may have limited access to medical products.

Another argument for accessibility is that it can help to reduce waste and save costs. When medical products are easily accessible, healthcare providers can better manage their inventory and reduce the risk of expired or unused products. This can help to save costs and reduce waste, which is important for both environmental and economic reasons.

The Argument for Security

On the other side of the argument, some argue that medical storage containers need to be more secure to prevent theft and abuse of medical products. This is particularly important for products that are controlled substances or have a high value, such as opioids or medical devices. Secure storage can help to prevent unauthorized access and ensure that medical products are used for their intended purposes.

 Another argument for security is that it can help to prevent the spread of disease and infection. Medical products that are not stored properly can become contaminated, which can lead to the spread of disease and infection. Secure storage can help to prevent contamination and ensure that patients receive safe and high-quality care.

Potential Consequences

 The debate over accessibility and security of medical storage containers has several potential consequences. If containers are too accessible, there is a risk that medical products could be misused or stolen. This could lead to an increase in healthcare costs and put patients at risk of harm. On the other hand, if containers are too secure, there is a risk that patients may not have access to the medical products they need, particularly in remote or low-income areas.

 Another potential consequence of the debate is that it could lead to increased regulation of medical storage containers. If healthcare providers are unable to find a middle ground between accessibility and security, regulatory agencies may step in to mandate specific storage requirements. This could lead to additional costs and administrative burdens for healthcare providers, which could ultimately impact patient care.

A Potential Solution

 At Pegasus Medical Concepts, Inc. we offer an all-in-one solution that is both easily accessible and provides enough security for the medical industry - the Apollo Medication Distribution Cart. In fact, we offer this cart in two varieties: 1. With a laptop configuration, or 2. With a built in mount for your computer and monitor. 

Each of the versions comes with a removable medication cassette.


Distribution of medications to patients in any hospital is a substantial part of the daily routine of any ward. By designing a dedicated cart that answers the needs of the medical staff, the medication distribution process can be enhanced without jeopardizing patient safety.

  • Keyboard drawer
  • Secure removable medicine cassette
  • Extremely lightweight
  • Multiple options for computer or monitor mounting


The All in One Medication Cart contains all the great features of the Laptop cart but has multiple was to configure a larger monitor, or a more flexible laptop positioning thanks to a dedicated double jointed ergonomic arm with laptop cradle. Keyboard is still accessible in the cart through a laptop drawer, Contains the removable medicine cassette which is the heart of the Medication Cart system. 

  • Keyboard drawer
  • Secure removable medicine cassette
  • Extremely lightweight


The cart is equipped with a light-weight ergonomic removable medication cassette, mounted on a set of full-length retracting telescopic slidesThe cassette can be equipped with 12 to 18 dividable medication bins. Each bin can be labeled and equipped with a label cover, so no need for sticky labels


In conclusion, the debate over accessibility and security of medical storage containers is an important one that has significant implications for the healthcare industry. While both accessibility and security are important considerations, finding a balance between the two is crucial for ensuring that patients receive safe and high-quality care. Healthcare providers must carefully consider the storage requirements for their products and select containers that meet those needs while also providing easy access and adequate security. By doing so, healthcare providers can ensure that medical products are available to those who need them while also preventing theft, abuse, and contamination.