20WAYS TO IMPROVE PATIENT CARE & PHARMACY COST CONTAINMENT Optimized Pouch Packaging Operations to Simplify Your Workflow WINTER 2014 I HEALTH SYSTEM • INFUSION 31 President: Duane Chudy Founded: 2006 Employees: 60+ Phone: (262) 279-5307 Address: N1671 Powers Lake Road Powers Lake, WI 53159 Website: TCGRx.com e-mail: info@TCGRx.com Automated pouch packaging systems from TCGRx offer scalable solutions for any size and volume pharmacy. Company Background TCGRx is a leading supplier of pharmacy automation. Our solutions can be scaled from simple packaging technology to enterprise-level perpetual inventory management. That means providing not just the tools to make your pharmacy more efficient, but also the thinking behind those tools. TCGRx provides design and consultation services for solution integration in all pharmacy markets. Product Overview The AdherePac™ solution offers a unit dose or multi-med pouch containing all of a patient’s medications for a given pass time. The pouches are automatically generated from our ATP™ Series pouch packager through an interface with your current pharmacy information system. The pouches have a serrated edge and are easy to open, helping ensure the patient takes medications as directed. The AdherePac solution provides the ability to generate reminder pouches for non-oral solids such as inhalers or topical creams, so every medication prescribed is prompted at the correct time. Our ATP is the industry-leading oral solid packager. Engineered to provide better performance and reliability, ATP facilitates both unit dose and multi-med packaging with simple-to-use software. Working in tandem with the SmartTrayRx™, ATP is the only system on the market allowing 100% closed-loop handling of non-formulary medications. Additional Products n ATP-71 Designed specifically to have a small footprint, ATP-71 allows for 100% automation for all oral solids in 71 fully automated medication canisters and a universal tray located on the top of the unit for all other oral solids. The unit is available to package both unit dose and multi-med pouches. The unit dose model is well suited for bedside barcoding programs, cabinet replenishment, and 30-day boxes. The multi-med unit features one of the largest package sizes on the market. The software is userintuitive and easy to integrate into your workflow process. Canister replenishment is verified by barcode, ensuring accuracy. n SmartTrayRx™ Working in tandem with ATP™ Series, SmartTrayRx facilitates accurate filling of non-formulary medications through a fully interfaced application that guides the technician to fill the item using light direction. This paperless system also provides user tracking for every step of the process. Most importantly, this patented technology allows your pharmacy to confidently label and fill every pouch accurately without costly reworks. n CompletePac™ CompletePac is a convenient, easyto handle solution for discharge or LOA patients, offering the best of both worlds – simple, noncommingled, unit dose packaging in one pass time-specific pouch for easy distribution. Daily orders and leave of absences are simplified through our larger pouch option which integrates both oral solids and unit-of-use items for easy check-in and patient handling. Discharge programs benefit from CompletePac by using our “starter” pouches which holds 1-3 days of medications to see a patient through to their next doctor visit. n Graphic Printing Kit With the addition of the new Graphic Printing Kit, your pharmacy can now customize your AdherePac™ pouches to include things such as your logo and horizontal printing. The printing allows for additional fonts, helping to increase efficiency of medication management and pharmacy production with the ability to have more medications per pouch. International letters and symbols, as well as the ability to print text in color, will boost your advantage of packaging over traditional methods. Markets Served Retail – Independent, Retail – Chain, Long-Term Care, Hospital – Inpatient, Hospital – Outpatient, Nutraceuticals Ordering Information To learn more about how TCGRx adherence packaging solutions can improve your patient’s medication outcomes, please contact us at (262) 279-5307 or info@TCGRx.com.
20Ways Winter2014 Hospital Edition
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