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Parata improves access to prescriptions with WellSpot

Parata improves access to prescriptions with WellSpot

DURHAM, N.C. — Parata Systems has announced the launch of WellSpot Prescription Pick-up Locker, offering convenience and security for pharmacies and patients. “Our prescription pickup locker removes one of the well-known barriers to medication adherence,” said Mark Longley, executive vice president of sales and marketing at Parata. “When the barrier is time, WellSpot gives patients

Omnicell launches vision for digitized, autonomous pharmacy at ASHP

Omnicell launches vision for digitized, autonomous pharmacy at ASHP

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.— Omnicell, a leading provider of medication and supply management solutions and adherence tools for healthcare systems and pharmacies, announced the company will be showcasing the industry’s most comprehensive and customizable platform of medication management automation solutions at this year’s American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 2018 Midyear Meeting, to be held in Anaheim, Calif. from December

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.

PerceptiMed names senior director of manufacturing

PerceptiMed names senior director of manufacturing

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Kesavan Srikumar has joined pharmacy automation provider PerceptiMed Inc. as senior director of manufacturing. PerceptiMed noted that Srikumar brings more than 30 years of manufacturing experience to the company. Previously, he held management positions at Solectron, Flextronics and Aviat Networks. Srikumar, known as “Sri,” holds BE (Indian Institute of Science, India)

Synergy Medical BRG makes Canada’s Profit 500 list

Synergy Medical BRG makes Canada’s Profit 500 list

MONTREAL — Pharmacy automation provider Synergy Medical BRG made this year’s Profit 500 list of Canada’s fastest-growing companies, published by Maclean’s magazine and at CanadianBusiness.com. The Profit 500, in the October issue of Maclean’s, ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth. Synergy Medical came in at No. 495 overall with five-year revenue growth of

Parata Systems lands pharmacy tech pact with Premier

Parata Systems lands pharmacy tech pact with Premier

DURHAM, N.C. — Parata Systems has entered a group purchasing agreement with Premier Inc. to provide medication and supply automation and outpatient pharmacy technology. The pharmacy automation specialist said the three-year pact gives all of Premier’s approximately 3,900 hospitals and 150,000 health providers nationwide access to Parata’s broad technology portfolio, including automated vial dispensing, pouch

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

Parata Perl, Pivot speed pharmacist verification

Parata Perl, Pivot speed pharmacist verification

DURHAM, N.C. — Parata Systems is expanding its pharmacy automation lineup with the Parata Perl Pouch Inspector and the Parata Pivot software platform. Announcing the new solutions this week, Parata said that while pouch packaging benefits patients and pharmacies, verification can be a chore. The Parata Perl Pouch Inspector is designed to operate on demand

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

Building begins on new Parata Systems headquarters

Building begins on new Parata Systems headquarters

DURHAM, N.C. — Pharmacy automation and technology provider Parata Systems has started construction on a new headquarters in Durham, N.C. Parata said the new, 100,000-square-foot facility will bring its manufacturing, distribution and corporate offices into one location. It’s expected to be completed this year. The two-floor space also is designed to promote employee collaboration across departments

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

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