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by Nick Petersen, February 15, 2017

Valentine’s Day Edition: Fall in Love with Your Hospital Pharmacy Automation Solution

In this interview with Michael Nan, RPh, M.S., Director of Pharmacy at Ohio Valley Hospital, learn what he expects from his vendors when it comes to implementing their solutions and how Kit Check measured up against those expectations

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by Shelbi Svoboda, February 09, 2017

New York Methodist Hospital Receives HIMSS EMR Stage 7 Certification Using Kit Check

Read how New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital achieved HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model Stage 7 certification by using Kit Check to improve medication distribution and tracking.

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by Nick Petersen, February 01, 2017

3 Considerations that Lead to Successful Pharmacy Technology Automation Implementations

Change is difficult. Changing the way you eat, work out or sleep is tough to implement, stick to and internalize. So too is change in a hospital pharmacy, with so many moving parts and an expectation to operate efficiently, 24 hours a day. Consider these 3 factors when choosing your next technology solution to ensure your next implementation is a success.

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by Doug Zurawski, January 20, 2017

Expansion of Pharmacist’s Practice in Ohio

House bill 188 was recently passed in the State of Ohio which dramatically increases the role of the Pharmacist. Although this move is a great step towards the goal of national recognition of provider status for Pharmacists, Ohio hospitals (and hospitals in general) need to devise plans to reduce the amount of manual processes that add little value so that they can begin to focus more on cognitive services that help improve patient outcomes.

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by Nathalie Celcis, January 11, 2017

Challenges with Pharmacy Automation, Drug Shortages, and Recalls

We at Kit Check are proud to celebrate the release of our Hospital Pharmacy Operations Report for the third year in a row. In case you missed it, this report is our summary of key findings and takeaways from a survey of hospital pharmacy leaders from over 1000 hospitals. Conducting this survey for three years has […]

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by Ava Mutchler, December 28, 2016

Top 5 Kit Check Blog Posts of 2016

The top blog posts of 2016 highlight why Kit Check is more than just a tag. We help hospitals combat the impacts of drug shortages, provide industry insights with our annual Hospital Pharmacy Operations report and provide 24/7 customer support to name a few. Read below to learn more.

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by Ava Mutchler, December 22, 2016

Kit Check Improves Recall Management for MedStar Georgetown

Manually managing the recall process “wasted time” says Geoff Cox of MedStar Georgetown in today’s video. The pharmacy staff would have to manually search through hundreds of trays for the lot number to ensure affected medications were removed. With Kit Check, the hospital has streamlined this process and can identify the exact location of recalled drugs in pharmacy kits in just a few seconds.

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by Ava Mutchler, December 20, 2016

Choice, Flexibility and the Safest Way to Tag Medications

In today’s video, Doug Zurawski, Pharm.D., discusses the benefits of the Detail, Basic and Pre-Tagged options. Kit Check is the only solution to offer three tagging choices. We provide this flexibility because we recognize that different hospitals have different priorities.

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by Ava Mutchler, December 15, 2016

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Achieves 100% Kit Restocking Accuracy with Kit Check

Whether its implementing Kit Check to decrease pharmacist time spent restocking or to increase kit inventory accuracy, Kit Check customers repeatedly meet and exceed their project objectives. Brigham and Women’s Hospital is one example.

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Hospital Pharmacy Bins

by Jeremy Yanowitz, December 13, 2016

Kit Check Introduces Shelved Inventory Capabilities

What if there were a better way to manage your shelf stock, similar to how Kit Check has made kit processing 90% faster, processing recalls 93-100% faster, reduced waste due to expiration and optimized par levels to lower overall inventory? Now there is. Kit Check is excited to announce the release of our new Shelved Inventory […]

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