The nation is in the grip of a tragic opioid crisis, and drugs that are meant for hospital patients are finding their way into other hands. Controlled substance diversion in hospitals is one culprit that is receiving increasing scrutiny. Quartz recently took a look at ways that hospitals can combat diversion among providers, including the role that technology can play. … Read More
WASHINGTON (October 3, 2019) — Kit Check, the leader in automated medication management solutions for hospitals, today announced that Vizient has extended its agreement with the company for its Bluesight for Controlled Substances (BCS) as well as Kit Check’s kit and tray processing system. Vizient is the nation’s leading health care performance improvement company serving more than 50% of the … Read More
Bluesight for Controlled Substances heralded in industry report, earns rating of 93.2 out of 100 WASHINGTON (August 20, 2019) — Kit CheckTM, the leader in automated medication management solutions for hospitals, today announced that its Bluesight for Controlled Substances (Bluesight) diversion prevention and controlled substance management solution has been recognized by leading analyst firm KLAS Research in its next-generation solution … Read More
In the day-to-day battle against drug diversion, most solutions look at the data to find statistical outliers. Often the focus is on clinicians who may be logging more transactions than their peers, or on medications that are administered in unusual amounts or that go missing. We can call this the “Who” and the “What.” But we really have to look … Read More
Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters (CHKD) in Virginia is not unlike most hospitals in the United States. Preventing medication diversion was a clear priority, but identifying incidents was like finding a needle in a haystack. Moving from Manual to ADCs Created a Data Gap CHKD had a manual, paper-based controlled substance auditing process and a full-time pharmacist dedicated … Read More
ASHP Mid-Year kicks off on Sunday. As the biggest hospital pharmacy event of the year, it is always a great opportunity to learn about the latest trends and technologies and catch up with old friends. As usual, we have lots of new innovations and success stories to share so be sure to work these key activities into your itinerary.
Health Connect Partners Fall 17 (#hcpchicago) just wrapped up in Chicago and, wow, was it a great show. While interacting with all of the pharmacy thought leaders in attendance, the topic that kept coming up was the issue of controlled substance compliance. The stage could not have been more ideally set for the unveiling of our latest product, Bluesight for Controlled Substances.