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Innovation founder and chairman dies

Innovation founder and chairman dies

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. — The founder and chairman of Innovation, the leading provider of Pharmacy Intelligence and pharmacy automation to the retail, hospital, government, and mail order pharmacy markets, has died. Joseph “Harry” Boyer passed away Tuesday morning at his home in Johnson City after a prolonged illness, the company announced. After establishing Innovation as a research

Innovation hires western division sales chief

Innovation hires western division sales chief

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. — John Courtney has joined pharmacy automation provider Innovation as director of sales for the western division. Innovation said Tuesday that, in the role, Courtney will lead all sales activity for the western and central United States for hospital outpatient and federal health care. Courtney brings two decades of senior sales and project

Innovation outfits HealthWarehouse with PharmASSIST

Innovation outfits HealthWarehouse with PharmASSIST

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. — Online pharmacy HealthWarehouse.com plans to implement Innovation’s PharmASSIST Quick Start high-volume technology for its online/mail order pharmacy in Florence, Ky. Innovation said Wednesday that HealthWarehouse.com’s custom Quick Start system includes the PharmASSIST RDS robotic dispensing technology with Model 4 dispensers, which all count simultaneously and self-calibrate the dispensing of new medications.

Innovation launches PharmASSIST Light-Way

Innovation launches PharmASSIST Light-Way

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. — Pharmacy automation provider Innovation has rolled out PharmASSIST Light-Way storage and retrieval technology for retail, central-fill/mail-order pharmacies. Innovation said Tuesday that PharmASSIST Light-Way can be employed in pharmacy will-call management, prescription order collation and inventory management processes. With highly configurable cabinetry, the intelligent pick-to-light technology uses multicolor light strips and various

Innovation to give students advanced pharmacy experience

Innovation to give students advanced pharmacy experience

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. — This fall, pharmacy automation provider Innovation will begin offering Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) to students enrolled in the Binghamton University School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences (SOPPS). Innovation said Thursday that BU students selecting this elective rotation will spend six weeks working side by side with the company’s senior team

Central-fill users help enhance PharmASSIST Symphony

Central-fill users help enhance PharmASSIST Symphony

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. — Client feedback led to some of the enhancements made in recent releases of the PharmASSIST Symphony for High Volume workflow and operations platform, according to pharmacy automation provider Innovation. The pharmacy technology company said Wednesday that the customer-driven features, part of a series of interim releases of Symphony for High Volume

Innovation, IMA to integrate Rx automation technology

Innovation, IMA to integrate Rx automation technology

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. — Pharmacy automation provider Innovation has entered into a technology integration agreement with IMA North America. Innovation said Tuesday that the nonexclusive pact will enable it to integrate its high-volume pharmacy systems for central-fill and mail-order pharmacies with the IMA Model 3410-DRS EKC Automatic Pill Counter. “Helping the industry’s central-fill and mail-order facilities

Innovation launches RxCollect for high-volume pharmacies

Innovation launches RxCollect for high-volume pharmacies

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. — Innovation has rolled out RxCollect robotic prescription collation technology for central-fill and mail-order pharmacies. The pharmacy automation provider said Wednesday that RxCollect automates the collection of patient-specific group and/or multi-vial orders at central-fill and mail-order pharmacies using single-piece flow processing. The RxCollect technology includes a Fanuc LR Mate 200iD/7L robot and

Innovation collaborates on pharmacy operations paper

Innovation collaborates on pharmacy operations paper

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. — The Advanced Systems Division of pharmacy automation provider Innovation partnered with the Binghamton University Watson Institute for Systems Excellence (BU WISE) on a thesis paper published in the journal Expert Systems With Applications (ESWA). Innovation said Wednesday that the thesis paper, “Pharmacy Robotic Dispensing and Planogram Analysis Using Association Rule Mining

Innovation to co-host symposium with Binghamton’s WISE

Innovation to co-host symposium with Binghamton’s WISE

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Next month, pharmacy automation provider Innovation will co-host a two-day pharmacy operations symposium with Binghamton University’s Watson Institute of Systems Excellence (WISE). To be held April 9 and 10 at the university’s Innovative Technology Complex Center of Excellence Building, the “Exploring Successful Management for Pharmacy Operations” symposium will examine objectives, approaches, tools

Moose Pharmacy deploys Innovation RxSafe system

Moose Pharmacy deploys Innovation RxSafe system

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. — Moose Pharmacy has boosted the efficiency of the pharmacy at its Mt. Pleasant, N.C., store with the deployment of an Innovation RxSafe 1800 robotic inventory control system. The pharmacy automation provider said Monday that Moose Pharmacy, with five locations in North Carolina, sought to streamline the workflow, increase patient safety, improve inventory management, reclaim pharmacy

Medicine Shoppe pharmacy hones Rx management

ST. LOUIS — A Medicine Shoppe pharmacy in St. Louis sharpened its inventory management and prescription fulfillment using RxSafe dispensing technology from Johnson City, N.Y.-based pharmacy automation provider Innovation. Innovation said Tuesday that Medicine Shoppe No. 1706 in St. Louis deployed the RxSafe 1800 robotic storage and retrieval system to get more transparency into their

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