Advance medication safety and workflow efficiency through automation
Porter Adventist wanted an automated system to replace its existing system that required filling out forms by hand and spending a lot of time on the phone.
A multidisciplinary team of directors of pharmacy, IT directors, pharmacists and nurses chose to implement the Pyxis Connect physician order management system.
According to a pre- and post-installation study, the order turnaround time decreased by 62% and the orders verified in less than an hour increased to 90.7%*.
"We were having some one-unit storage rooms losing $19,000 in charges a month. We quickly realized that to control inventory in the OR, it would take a lot more than just color-coding, moving stock around and cleaning up. That's what drove us to consider the secure supply automation solutions." Randy Sauls Chief Operating Officer