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How Your Pharmacy or Veterinary Clinics Can Benefit From an Automatic Pill Counter

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How Your Pharmacy or Veterinary Clinics Can Benefit From an Automatic Pill Counter

Regardless of the field we work in, we all have a few gripes!   One of the first places we go to air them is social media.

If you’re a pharmacy technician, you’re no different.

Some of your colleagues talk about impatient customers, groan about weekend shifts, but many can go on and on about pill counting.

Here’s a sample: (more…)

How to Cope With Mistakes Made in the Medical Industry

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Cope With Mistakes Made in the Medical Industry

We’re human, so mistakes are inevitable. But making mistakes in the medical, pharmaceutical and veterinary industries are deemed unacceptable, for legitimate reasons. This is why training for these professions are so hard and require you to be dedicated to your job. But with the pressure of the job and long hours, even the most passionate, dedicated pharmacist or vet can make a calculation error, provide the wrong medication or miscount the correct amount of pills.

Due to the severity of these mistakes, the consequences expand beyond losing ones job and even a lawsuit. The guilt alone can cause deep psychological trauma for the professional who caused harm to the patient. In April 2011, Kimberly Hiatt, a Seattle Nurse with 27 years of experience committed suicide after accidentally giving an infant a fatal overdose. (more…)

Eliminating Pharmaceutical Mistakes Through Effective Systems

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Eliminating Pharmaceutical Mistakes Through Effective Systems

In an industry where mistakes are life or death, we see them happening too often in pharmacies. Giving the wrong dose of medication or an incorrect amount of pills to a patient can cause severe consequences—on the patient and pharmacy. Not only can there be legal repercussions for the pharmacy and/or pharmacist but mistakes can cause very serious harm or even death to the patient.

 

It is essential for every pharmacy to have a standardized system to ensure mistakes like these don’t happen. Mistakes are made in every workplace, but there should be preventative measures that keep the amount of human errors to a minimum in medical industries. (more…)

3 Major Benefits of Switching to Automatic Counters

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Major Benefits of Switching to Automatic Counters

Hand counting has been established in pharmacies, veterinary clinics, and government applications but what if there was a more efficient way to count pill capsules? A way with no miscounts or re-starts after being interrupted. When you switch to an automatic pill counter, you are saving more than just employee’s time spent counting capsules; you’re saving money and amplifying effectiveness. (more…)

Cost Effective Solutions!

Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Slideshow | Comments Off on Cost Effective Solutions!

Why Rx Count?

Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Slideshow | Comments Off on Why Rx Count?

Why Rx Count?

Rx-4 Tablet Counter

Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Slideshow | Comments Off on Rx-4 Tablet Counter

Rx-4 Tablet Counter