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

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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

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

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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

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 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

Diversion Quarterly — Q1 2020

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Kit Check is pulling data from its Bluesight™ for Controlled Substances platform on a quarterly basis that will provide insight into the types of diversions and investigations that may be occurring in hospital pharmacies. The following information is as of March 31, 2020. Data was pulled from health systems across the United States. Totals Numbers based on Kit Check’s earliest … Read More

Webinar Recording: Current Perspectives and Future Trends in Diversion Detection Webinar

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Recently we hosted an online symposium around the topic of diversion detection. We were honored to have four fantastic hosts for each one-hour session: “A Comprehensive Drug Diversion Program: Top 10 Critical Components Every Institution Should Have” by Dr. Christopher Fortier, Pharm.D., FASHP, chief pharmacy officer, Boston, MA “Nursing Perspective on Diversion and Role in a Controlled Substance Diversion Program … Read More

Kit Check Presents Groundbreaking Drug Diversion Symposium Featuring Top Industry Leaders

Jenny HarlettPress Release

Continuing education webinar addresses critical components, perspectives and best practices for hospitals, pharmacists and medical providers relating to controlled substances management and drug diversion WASHINGTON (January 14, 2020) – Kit CheckTM, the leader in automated and intelligent medication management solutions, today announced they will be hosting a first-of-its-kind continuing education online symposium, “Current Perspectives and Future Trends in Diversion Detection,” on … Read More

Big News: Kit Check Partners with Omnicell to offer BCS

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We are very excited to announce that we have entered into an agreement with Omnicell to offer Bluesight for Controlled Substances to Omnicell customers! Through this new partnership, Omnicell customers will have access to a single sign-on dashboard that aggregates information from automated dispensing cabinets and the EMR, documenting who is handling what medications, when, where, and for whom.  This … Read More

Omnicell and Kit Check Partner to Offer Cloud-based Solution for Tracking of Controlled Substances

Jenny HarlettPress Release

Medication intelligence software solution supports critical need for hospitals and health systems to identify drug diversion to combat national opioid crisis MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—December 9, 2019—Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL), a leading provider of medication management solutions and adherence tools for healthcare systems and pharmacies, has entered into an agreement with Kit Check™ to offer Bluesight™ for Controlled Substances diversion prevention software, … Read More