JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. July 19, 2011 Las Vegas, NV July 21-23 Boston, MA August 27-30
PharmASSIST OPTIx enables remote prescription verification by taking a high-resolution image of each prescription’s vial contents and vial label, and automatically displaying them on a designated pharmacist’s workstation. The pharmacist compares these images to the appropriate drug image from a standardized drug database, along with specific prescription details to complete the verification. The verifying pharmacist can be stationed anywhere – in the front of the pharmacy counseling patients or offsite at another pharmacy, a central processing center, or working from a home office. PharmASSIST OPTIx stores each prescription’s images as part of the patient history record, enabling pharmacies to quickly retrieve them for pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) audits and to confirm the quantity dispensed.
Pharmacies can use PharmASSIST OPTIx in stand-alone mode or integrated with Innovation’s PharmASSIST Symphony® workflow systems, which enables end-to-end prescription tracking, problem management, and reporting. In addition to processing a pharmacy’s countable medications, PharmASSIST OPTIx handles all non-countable products (e.g., ointments/creams, liquids, syringes, inhalers, etc.) for prescription filling and remote verification. The system can also assist pharmacies with physical inventory control.
PharmASSIST OPTIx is the latest addition to Innovation’s PharmASSIST product suite, which also includes PharmASSIST Symphony workflow systems, PharmASSIST SmartScale® (counting scale) PharmASSIST SmartCabinet® (counting technology), PharmASSIST ROBOTx® (robotic dispensing), and PharmASSIST High Volume Solutions (for central fill and mail order/closed-door pharmacies).