Parkview Health Upgrades Its Talyst Pharmacy Automation

BELLEVUE, Wash., March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Parkview Health, recognized as one of Indiana's leading provider of healthcare services, upgrades its pharmacy automation with Talyst's latest innovations.

Parkview Health, a Talyst customer for almost 10 years, has implemented AutoPharm® Enterprise, refrigerated AutoCarousel® HD, AutoPack®, and AutoLabel® to enhance inventory control, increase workflow efficiency and improve patient safety. The upgrade is part of Parkview Regional Medical Center's expansion – a newly built north-side hospital.

"With Talyst technologies, Parkview Health has established a hub and spoke model – redistributing to six pharmacies that are servicing eight hospitals," said Tim Cmelik, Director of Pharmacy at Parkview Health. "The products have improved medication management across our entire health system."

"One of our goals is to deliver cutting-edge technology that improves our customers' pharmacy operations," said Carla Corkern, Chief Executive Officer at Talyst. "Our latest technologies continue to support our customers with that goal while also providing high quality service."

About Parkview Health

Parkview Health is a not-for-profit, community-based health system that serves northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio. Parkview is home to the region's first Verified Level II Adult and Pediatric Trauma Centers. Additional services include the Samaritan Flight Program, Parkview Heart Institute, Parkview Ortho Hospital, a Certified Stroke Center, Women's & Children's Hospital, Outpatient Center, and Comprehensive Cancer Center. The $536 million Parkview Regional Medical Center opened to patients on March 17, 2012. As one of the area's largest employers with 7,500 full and part-time employees, Parkview's mission is to provide quality health services and improve the health of the communities it serves. More information on Parkview Health can be found at

About Talyst

Talyst, a leader in pharmacy automation, 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 2012, Talyst has installed automated systems in more than 600 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. Follow us on Twitter @Talyst_Inc or visit us at