3 Considerations that Lead to Successful Pharmacy Technology Automation Implementations

Nick PetersenBlog

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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St. Rita’s Case Study: More Time for Patient Care, 75% ROI

Amanda GerberBlog

Devoting more time to patient care was the driving force behind St. Rita’s decision to implement Kit Check. The pharmacists at St. Rita’s, a 425-bed hospital in Lima, Ohio, were spending two hours a day manually double-checking expiration dates on pharmacy tray medications.

Kit Check Automates 10 millionth Item Check on 850,000 Medications Tagged with RFID

Bret KinsellaPress Release

Kit Check today announced that its customers through December 2013 have tagged and tracked over 850,000 medications with RFID and its cloud-based software solution. The solution has eliminated 10 million item checks that were previously done manually. This has saved Kit Check users over 27 man-years of unproductive labor. The time savings include 25,000 pharmacist hours that are now being applied to clinical care instead of administrative tasks.

Kit Check Customers Tag and Track 500,000 Medications with RFID and Save 35,000 Man Hours

Bret KinsellaPress Release

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

Kit Check Raises $10.4 million from New Leaf, Sands, Easton and LionBird

Bret KinsellaPress Release

Kit Checkƒ?›, 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 Checkƒ?› customers have reduced replenishment processing times by over 90% while simultaneously improving pharmacy kit accuracy and safety.

Doug Zurawski joins Hospital Pharmacy Automation Software Firm Kit Check

Bret KinsellaPress Release

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 Checkƒ?› 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.