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Kit Check and Premier Inc. Has Extended Partnership to Improve Pharmacy Visibility

By Pharma Tech Outlook | Friday, September 11, 2020

Kit Check has announced that Premier Inc. has expanded its sole source partnership with the company for its Bluesight for Controlled Substances (BCS) solution.

FREMONT, CA: Kit Check is a world-renowned automated and intelligent medication management solutions company. The company has announced that Premier Inc. has expanded its sole source partnership with the company for its Bluesight for Controlled Substances (BCS) solution and its namesake kit and tray processing system. Moreover, Premier is also one of the nation’s leading group purchasing organizations. It is a prominent healthcare improvement company that unites more than 4,000 U.S. hospitals and health systems and more than 175,000 other providers and organizations.

Bluesight for Controlled Substances, an artificial intelligence-based medication diversion detection, discrepancy resolution solution, and Kit Check’s RFID-based inventory management solution, offers essential information and actionable data during the medication life cycle. The partnership renewal has created an accountable data journey for drugs and their origins, starting from the visibility that tracks drugs from production to when they reach the patient. Tagging visibility is done to make sure that the accurate drug is in the right place, at the right time, and for the right patient.

Kevin MacDonald, CEO and Co-Founder of Kit Check, said, “We are excited about Premier’s renewed commitment to helping their members gain insight into controlled substance use across facilities and the prevention of potential drug theft.As the sole source vendor for Premier, Kit Check is streamlining their pharmacy management approach, which creates a more efficient, safe environment for their members and patients alike.”

Furthermore, Bluesight for Controlled Substances is a source-system agnostic platform that offers100 percent audit of the OR and nursing floors and the pharmacy. It allows healthcare organizations to get ahead of diversion events before they materialize. Kit Check’s RFID-based medication inventory tracking and automated tray processing utilize RFID tags and automation to help hospital pharmacists track drugs coming in and out of their doors. It also reduces downtime related to shortages and recalls.

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