Kit Check? today announced that technology industry veteran Ted Ridgway will relocate from the San Francisco Bay Area to join the company as Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Mr. Ridgway will lead finance, human resources, delivery operations and account management.
Kit Check, the leader in hospital pharmacy kit restocking automation, today announced a new RFID Scanning Station that will be provided free of charge to new and existing customers. Known as the Little Blue Box, the new scanning stations are smaller and lighter than previous generations and still verify pharmacy kits in just 5 seconds.
Over 78% of hospital pharmacies have adopted Lean Management Principles and automation technologies to improve efficiency and address the growing list of regulatory and operating requirements with budgets that are flat or shrinking. Pharmacy Directors representing over 600 hospitals participated in the Hospital Pharmacy Operations Report 2014.
Premier, Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company uniting an alliance of more than 2,900 U.S. hospitals and nearly 100,000 other providers, has awarded a group purchasing agreement to Kit Check? as the exclusive provider of RFID-based medication tracking for pharmacy kits. Kit Check also named by Premier as a “Breakthrough Technology Product.”
Kit Check today announced that software industry veteran Colin deSa will lead the company’s rapidly growing development team as Vice President of Engineering. Colin joins Kit Check from 3Pillar Global where he served as SVP of Engineering and CTO, was responsible for engineering and R&D and led the development cloud, sensor, mobile and social network technology based products.
Kit Check today confirmed that Cardinal Health distribution centers are now stocking Kit Check radio frequency identification (RFID) tags used for medication tracking. By working directly with their Cardinal Account Representative it will be even easier for hospitals to realize benefits from Kit Check’s pharmacy kit automation solution.