What to see at ASHP mid-year 2017

Ramsey ChambersBlog

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.

Challenges Hospital Pharmacies Face When Dealing With Recalls

Ramsey ChambersBlog

During a recent deployment of Kit Check, the pharmacy staff and Kit Check deployment manager were surprised when the system alerted them to the presence of a recalled drug before they were even done with the implementation. This particular recall was issued months before the Kit Check implementation which means whatever processes the hospital had in place for dealing with recalls had failed. As I reflected on this incident, I began to fully appreciate the monumental challenge hospital pharmacies face when it comes to recalls.

Pharmacy leader strategies for balancing competing priorities

Doug ZurawskiBlog

I spend a lot of time with Directors of Pharmacy across the country and hear from them the long list of projects and objectives that they have on the calendar to complete. Recently we helped a midwestern teaching hospital to free up staff and money to help get their top priorities over the finish line.

Plugging Medication Leaks in the OR

Hannah ByamBlog

Pharmacies are faced with increasing pressure to do more with limited budgets, particularly in reducing overall drug spend. Given its complexity, the OR remains one of biggest challenges for hospital pharmacies for tracking the distribution and use of medications, and continues to be a leaky bucket for Pharmacy in terms of time, inventory and budget.

Kit Check has a new CFO!

Kevin MacDonaldBlog, News

We are excited to announce that Kristyn Reed-Salow has joined the team as our new CFO. Read about why Kristyn is a great addition to the Kit Check family.

Infographic: What Keeps Hospital Pharmacy Leaders Up At Night?

Nathalie CelcisBlog

Every year we survey hospital pharmacy leaders from across the country and synthesize our findings in our annual Hospital Pharmacy Operations report. Check out this easy to read infographic that summarizes the top 4 takeaways from our latest survey.

Average Time Spent on A Recall

Challenges with Pharmacy Automation, Drug Shortages, and Recalls

Nathalie CelcisBlog

We at Kit Check are proud to celebrate the release of our Hospital Pharmacy Operations Report for the third year in a row. In case you missed it, this report is our summary of key findings and takeaways from a survey of hospital pharmacy leaders from over 1000 hospitals. Conducting this survey for three years has allowed us to obtain valuable … Read More

Another ASHP Poster Concludes Kit Check Saves Time

Tim Kress-SpatzBlog

Several recent ASHP events have included posters analyzing the impact Kit Check has on pharmacy kit restocking. Three focused on the results from a single hospital. Another recent poster showed the conclusions of a time and motion study comparing Kit Check to manual pharmacy kit restocking at three additional hospitals. The results were similar to the previous posters. The average … Read More