AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Deploys Enterprise-Class Pharmacy Automation by Talyst to Improve Patient Safety and Invento

BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center's Atlantic City Campus (ARMC) has adopted enterprise-class software and hardware components by Talyst. The pharmacy automation deployment will improve patient safety and inventory control across its health system.

The hospital is dedicated to caring for critically ill patients and committed to ensuring they are receiving the right medications. The automated technologies by Talyst – AutoPharm® Enterprise, AutoCarousel™, AutoPack™, and AutoLabel® – will achieve this by managing the complete pharmacy inventory from arrival in the pharmacy to the patient care area.

"We continuously assess our dispensing processes and are always seeking ways to further enhance the quality and safety of our medication delivery to support patient care," said Pete Venuti, Director of Pharmacy Informatics at ARMC. "Talyst's products assist with pharmacy inventory control and support our high standards in regards to medication safety."

"At Talyst, one of our main goals is developing automated technology that helps eliminate medication errors," said Carla Corkern, Chief Executive Officer at Talyst. "We are committed to our customers and dedicated to delivering high-level enterprise class solutions."

About AtlantiCare

AtlantiCare is an integrated system of services designed to help people achieve optimal health. It includes AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, AtlantiCare Health Engagement, the AtlantiCare Foundation, and AtlantiCare Health Services. Its more than 5,170 employees and 600 physicians serve the community in more than 60 locations. A 2009 Malcolm Baldrige Award winner, AtlantiCare was also included in Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2010. ARMC became the 105th hospital in the nation to attain status as a Magnet™ designated hospital in March of 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet™ hospital in 2008.

About Talyst

Talyst, founded in 2002, helps pharmacies enhance efficiency, provide greater inventory control and improve patient safety by delivering enterprise-class software and proven hardware components. Talyst's solutions manage medications across the entire health system. As of 2011, Talyst has installed automated systems in more than 500 acute-care hospitals, integrated healthcare systems, long-term care facilities, and correctional institutions. Talyst engineers the safer pharmacy and is your expert partner in complex pharmacy operations.