Manually managing the recall process “wasted time” says Geoff Cox of MedStar Georgetown in today’s video. The pharmacy staff would have to manually search through hundreds of trays for the lot number to ensure affected medications were removed. With Kit Check, the hospital has streamlined this process and can identify the exact location of recalled drugs in pharmacy kits in just a few seconds.
“In our health system we were looking at ways to really increase efficiency and free up time for our pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to be involved in more clinical tasks. The manual maintenance of emergency kits and trays was very time consuming. And, we thought if we could take some time away from those distributive responsibilities, we could push our … Read More
In our third installment of our video interview with MedStar Georgetown Director of Pharmacy Geoff Cox, he discusses the pharmacist reaction to using Kit Check. He said it was quite simple because it was clear to the pharmacists what was in it for them. “When they checked [pharmacy trays] manually, it took them hours because they were very meticulous and … Read More