Reconfiguring Trays to Ensure Safety in a Pandemic: A Chat with AJ Rivosecchi and Steve Tayon

Jenny HarlettBlog

Kit Check’s Senior Director of Clinical Strategy AJ Rivosecchi sat down (virtually) with Steve Tayon, Clinical Informatics Coordinator in the Department of Pharmacy at Coral Gables Hospital. This was a great opportunity for us to hear from a Kit Check customer about how the technology is helping hospitals cope with the new challenges they are facing in the COVID-19 crisis. … Read More

National Nurses Week – Honoring the Truly Essential

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This week we come together to celebrate the bravery, compassion, and determination of nurses. There are currently more than four million nurses practicing in the United States, and they are some of the most trusted professionals across any industry. Nurses are on the front line of patient care, every day. They are highly trained, highly skilled health care professionals, and … Read More

A Pharmacist’s Perspective: Automating Critical Tasks with David Vu

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Dr. David Vu, PharmD, CPHIMS, PMP is a quality assurance engineer at Kit Check. He joins us to talk about the crucial role that pharmacists play in patient care—now more than ever—and how automating labor intensive but critical tasks can free up time to focus on helping patient get better.

Kit Check Adds Tray Sanitization Check Feature

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We are excited to announce a new feature in our Kit Check kit and tray restocking solution—Sanitization Check. We added this functionality to help hospitals keep track of sanitized kits and trays, both during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. “We were hearing that a big issue for a number of our customers was making sure kits, trays, and their contents … Read More

Kit Check Announces New Sanitization Feature and Medication Tagging Milestone

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Company’s RFID solution, now with Sanitization Check feature to better support COVID-19 frontline providers, reaches 100 million medications tagged WASHINGTON (May 4, 2020) — Kit Check™, the leader in automated and intelligent medication management solutions, today announced that on the heels of tracking its 100 millionth dose – at OhioHealth Grant Hospital with a 10 ml vial of Sodium Chloride … Read More

Forbes Tech Council Features Kevin Macdonald: Implementing AI and ML On a Budget

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A recent Forbes Technology Council column on implementing AI and machine learning technologies on a budget featured Kit Check co-founder and CEO Kevin MacDonald. Implementing new technologies can have huge impacts on a business’s productivity, efficiency, and ultimately bottom line. But these projects come at a cost—often a significant one. However, with careful planning, businesses of any size can implement … Read More

Hospital Pharmacy Operations Report and Covid-19: Shortages and Diversion Risk are Top Concern

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This week Kit Check released the results of our 2019 Hospital Pharmacy Operations Report (HPOR), and annual look at the top issues facing hospital pharmacists. Kit Check Director of Clinical Solutions Jennifer Symon, R.Ph, MBA, FACHE, discusses the results of the survey: Notably, drug diversion detection and prevention remains a top priority. In the current COVID-19 crisis, ensuring staff and … Read More

Using AI to Prevent Diversion, Improve Efficiency, and Ensure Safety

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A recent Pharmacy Technology Report article highlighted how Kit Check partner Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters is using our AI-based solution, Bluesight for Controlled Substances to ensure that medications make it to the young patients who need them. CHKD has been using Bluesight for Controlled Substances to track controlled substances and detect diversion risk in its 20 ORs. Bluesight … Read More

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Automating Tray Replenishment for Efficiency and Safety

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A recent Pharmacy Purchasing & Products article spotlighted how the UNC Health system found efficiencies in refilling ER trays by automating the process using RFID. In 2018 UNC Health, a not-for-profit integrated health care system owned by the state of North Carolina, began a program to centralize their tray restocking process. In addition to saving time for the staff of … Read More

Kit Check Hospital Pharmacy Operations Report Reveals Over a Third of Hospital Pharmacy Professionals Are Aware of at Least One Colleague Who Has Stolen Controlled Substances

Jenny HarlettPress Release

 Report shows diversion, shortages, and patient safety among top priorities for pharmacy personnel WASHINGTON (APRIL 21) – Kit Check, the leader in automated and intelligent medication management solutions for hospitals, today announced the findings of its 4th annual Hospital Pharmacy Operations Report, which surveyed 237 top hospital pharmacy leadership professionals in the fourth quarter of 2019. The report aimed to … Read More