Swisslog Announces New Pick-to-Light Storage Solution for Hospital Pharmacies

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Swisslog, a leading provider of automated materials transport and medication management solutions for hospitals, today announced the addition of MedPickRx™, a pick-to-light pharmacy storage solution, to its portfolio of medication management products.

MedPickRx provides the storage pharmacies need in a compact space and will accelerate picking and improve accuracy with its unique pick-to-light process.

Swisslog, a leading provider of automated materials transport and medication management solutions for hospitals, today announced the addition of MedPickRx™, a pick-to-light pharmacy storage solution, to its portfolio of medication management products.

Led by market demands for an activity-based storage solution for bulk medications, MedPickRx provides hospitals with an alternative to traditional carousels and shelving. The innovative modular solution features light-directed and barcode-verified picking for technicians, tracking inventory at each step to provide perpetual inventory. Unlike other storage solutions, MedPickRx will reduce labor and space by storing 100% of formulary in a fraction of the space.

“Our customers are demanding storage solutions that will enable them to quickly and easily access their medications while maintaining the accuracy of their picking,” said Ben Hinnen, vice president of Swisslog’s Automated Drug Management Systems (ADMS) business unit. “MedPickRx provides the storage pharmacies need in a compact space and will accelerate picking and improve accuracy with its unique pick-to-light process.”

Swisslog Healthcare Solutions is the leading supplier of logistics automation solutions for healthcare facilities. Swisslog has installed automated materials transport and medication management systems in more than 3,000 hospitals around the world, including more than 2,000 in North America. Swisslog offers total systems design, manufacturing, installation and customer support providing a complete supply-chain management approach to logistics challenges of hospitals. The North American division of Swisslog Healthcare Solutions is based in Denver, CO. Stay connected with Swisslog Healthcare Solutions on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

About Swisslog
Swisslog is a global provider of integrated logistics solutions for warehouses, distribution centers and hospitals. Its comprehensive services portfolio ranges from building complex warehouses and distribution centers to implementing Swisslog's own software to intra-company logistics solutions for hospitals.

Swisslog’s solutions optimize customers’ production, logistics and distribution processes in order to increase flexibility, responsiveness and quality of service while minimizing logistics costs. With years of experience in the development and implementation of integrated logistics solutions, Swisslog provides the expertise that customers in more than 50 countries rely on.

Headquartered in Buchs/Aarau, Switzerland, Swisslog currently employs over 2,000 staff in about 20 countries worldwide. The group’s parent company, Swisslog Holding AG, is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (security number: 1232462, Telekurs: SLOG, Reuters: SLOG.S). For more information, visit http://www.swisslog.com.

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