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Kirby Lester

Kirby Lester updates KL1, KL1 Plus tablet counters

Kirby Lester updates KL1, KL1 Plus tablet counters

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Kirby Lester has unveiled updates for its top-selling tablet counter devices, the KL1 and KL1Plus, for retail, hospital outpatient and long-term care pharmacies. The pharmacy automation company said the tabletop-sized devices, first introduced in 2011, have helped thousands of community pharmacies fill prescriptions safely and efficiently. The 2016 updates include features

Kirby Lester marks 10 years under Zage

Kirby Lester marks 10 years under Zage

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — This month, Kirby Lester marked its 10th year under the ownership and leadership of president Garry Zage. Zage and a team of investors purchased Kirby Lester from co-founder Rod Lester in September 2005, and in 2007 the pharmacy automation company’s operations were consolidated in its current Lake Forest, Ill., headquarters. Kirby

Kirby Lester powers award-winning pharmacies

Kirby Lester powers award-winning pharmacies

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The majority of award-winning community pharmacies use Kirby Lester prescription dispensing technology, according to an analysis by the pharmacy automation provider. Kirby Lester said Wednesday that of the U.S. community pharmacies that received a major national pharmacy award since 2013, 15 out of 26 use on Kirby Lester prescription dispensing technology.

Study: Kirby Lester technology prevents potential Rx errors

Study: Kirby Lester technology prevents potential Rx errors

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Community pharmacies that used scan-verification and counting technology prevented an average of 2.7 potential prescription errors per week, according to a national study by Kirby Lester. The pharmacy automation technology provider said Tuesday that 75% of pharmacies in the study reported a significant rise in their staff’s awareness of the potential

Study: Kirby Lester robots sharpen pharmacy operations

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – A study by pharmacy automation provider Kirby Lester LLC found that 97% of its KL60 and KL100 pharmacy robot users reported their device improved their pharmacy’s operations. The company said Tuesday that the July 2014 Kirby Lester Robotics User Satisfaction study — including retail and outpatient pharmacies across the United States,