The 2013 ASHP Midyear conference was jam packed with presentations and pharmacists. One presentation of note by the University of Maryland Medical Center’s (UMMC) Adrienne Shepardson focused on the hospital’s experience with Kit Check.
Kit Check today announced the Pharmacy Kit Accelerator Program that provides pharmacy kit automation software and hardware free of charge. Users only purchase tags as needed to track medications. Kit Check pre-configures the cloud-based software and installs the RFID scanning station hardware onsite at no cost.
Washington, DC — Kit Check™ (https://kitcheck.com), the leading provider of automated hospital pharmacy kit processing software, today announced that its customers through August 2013 have tagged and tracked over 500,000 medications with RFID and its cloud-based software solution. Transforming the manual process of hospital pharmacy kit checking into an automated solution has already saved Kit Check hospitals an estimated 35,000 man-hours. … Read More
Yesterday Kit Check announced a partnership with Safecor, the largest medication repackager serving hospitals in the United States. We started working with Safecor early in 2013 and it is now serving eight Kit Check customers. We wanted to offer an option for customers to have medications arrive with RFID tags already applied. Safecor’s scale and validated safety procedures made it a logical choice. Kit Check operates in the last 10 feet of the hospital medication supply chain and Safecor helps makes that process easier and safe.
Kit Check’s partnership with Safecor Health enables mutual customers to receive hospital pharmacy kit medications pre-tagged with RFID labels. Safecor Health is currently tagging medications for 8 Kit Check customers with a 350,000 annual pharmacy kit medication run rate. The collaboration will include introducing Kit Check to over 700 hospitals already using Safecor’s outsourced medication repackaging services.
CaroMont Health became the first hospital in North Carolina to adopt Kit Check for hospital pharmacy kit processing. CaroMont installed Kit Check? in mid May and after 10 weeks of operation has already tagged and tracked more than 10,000 medications used in 206 emergency pharmacy kits. “Using Kit Check has created tremendous efficiency in our pharmacy kit processing. We have cut kit replenishment time by more than 90%,? said Mike Molby, Director of Pharmacy Services for CaroMont.
Kit Check?, provider of automated pharmacy kit processing software for hospitals, today announced a $10.4 million Series A funding round led by New Leaf Venture Partners. Launched in 2012, Kit Check solves the inefficient and error-prone manual process for replenishing hospital pharmacy kits. Kit Check? customers have reduced replenishment processing times by over 90% while simultaneously improving pharmacy kit accuracy and safety.
Kit Check, provider of automated hospital pharmacy kit processing software, announced today the hiring of Doug Zurawski Pharm.D. as Vice President of Sales. Dr. Zurawski joins Kit Check? after five years as West Region Director of Pharmacy for the St. John Providence Health System (Ascension Health) of Detroit. Earlier in his career, Dr. Zurawski spent four years at McKesson Automation followed by seven years with ForHealth Technologies where he served as National Vice President of Sales.
Automated system saves time and reduces the potential for error. Baltimore, MD June 12, 2012 — Kit Check™ today, at the American Society of Heath-System Pharmacists Summer Leadership Meeting, announces their new product which solves problems that every hospital faces. Every day kits are used in emergency situations as well as common surgeries. Nationally, almost 20% of the kits in hospitals … Read More