BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Talyst, a leader in pharmacy automation, today demonstrated InSite(TM), its innovative hardware and software system designed to help central pharmacies provide unparalleled support for extended care environments with the use of remote dispensing technologies. The products were developed in response to hospital pharmacies' increasing need to implement safer, more cost-effective ways to service the long-term care and correctional care environments they support.
InSite is being demonstrated this week at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacist (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting in Orlando, FL.
"Talyst is committed to engineering a safer pharmacy in all healthcare environments. We have a strong history of delivering innovative automation solutions to our hospital pharmacy customers, and InSite is a natural extension of that innovation," noted Carla Corkern, chief executive officer of the company. "Talyst was the first to provide inventory and workflow management control to all medication inventory locations, including support for multiple hospitals. With Talyst InSite, we are the first to extend that control to extended care environments managed by the hospital or integrated delivery network."
A New Model for Remote Medication Management
The InSite Remote Dispensing System allows the central pharmacy to place a secure, automated medication dispensing unit at each facility they service. With InSite, medications are already at the facility and pharmacist-approved medication orders are immediately available for dispensing in patient-specific, multi-dose packaging.
The innovative InSite system helps eliminate the need to create time-consuming, waste-prone medication blister packs. It also enables faster First Doses, gives nursing staff more time for other tasks, and allows down-to-the-dose accountability at each facility.
With centralized inventory monitoring, InSite requires far fewer scheduled deliveries and special courier runs from the central pharmacy in order to meet the changing needs of the facilities.
"Healthcare system pharmacies are increasingly looking for ways to improve the safety and efficiency of their pharmacy operations beyond the traditional in-patient settings," Corkern continued. "In a challenging economy, a growing number of hospital pharmacies are being asked to improve cost controls and find new revenue sources. The InSite system improves the partnership between central pharmacies and the facilities they support, and enables new opportunities for growth and safety improvements," she concluded.
Talyst is engineering a safer pharmacy. The company provides automated systems to hospitals, long-term care facilities and correctional facilities to improve patient safety and dispensing accuracy while reducing costs and increasing productivity. The Talyst solution uses innovative software and a suite of proven hardware components to package, barcode, store and track medication inventories.
Talyst is an award-winning company with more than 300 hospital and integrated healthcare companies. The company is ranked in the "Inc. 500" national list of fastest-growing private companies, ranked number two on the Deloitte "Fast 50" Technology Companies in Washington State, and was listed as one of Fast Company magazine's "Fast 50 Reader Favorites", honoring innovative, progressive enterprises.
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