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February 18, 2014

Where is pharmacy automation headed, and how will it be put to use by pharmacists and the companies that employ them?

February 13, 2014

Pharmacy automation provider Kirby Lester on Thursday went live with its new online store.

February 11, 2014

Innovation, makers of PharmASSIST pharmacy automation solutions, on Tuesday announced that the Medicine Shoppe pharmacy in Mt. Vernon, Ill. has successfully implemented a two-tower RxSafe robotic storage and retrieval system to help optimize their pharmacy fulfillment and inventory management processes.

November 7, 2013

Pharmacy automation products manufacturer Innovation has started rolling out the latest model of its medication dispensing system, the company said Thursday.

July 1, 2013

Drug store chain Rite Aid has picked Payment Alliance International to provide ATM services at about 1,500 of its stores, the ATM network said.

May 28, 2013

Pharmacy Intelligence applies application-based data analytics, computer-animated graphic process simulation and Lean Six Sigma principles to enable a new level of more advanced modeling and forecasting.

February 7, 2013

Pharmacy automation system manufacturer Innovation has appointed Stephen Donohue as divisional VP sales, chain and high volume, the company said.

December 5, 2012

McKesson High Volume Solutions on Tuesday unveiled an all new ExpressRx Track pharmacy automation solution featuring state-of-the-art robotics, upgraded imaging and expanded vial capabilities.

December 4, 2012

Pharmacy technology provider QS/1 has entered a contract with CoverMyMeds to automate a process often required by insurers to dispense specialty drugs.

November 5, 2012

Pharmacy automation manufacturer Kirby Lester has launched a version of one of its tablet counters with streamlined verification software.

October 4, 2012

A pharmacy automation equipment manufacturer has signed a deal with a company that makes pharmacy software.

August 30, 2012

Kirby Lester will provide pharmacy automation equipment for a distribution company based in Tennessee.

August 22, 2012

Pharmacy automation manufacturer Innovation will supply pharmacy automation technology to the U.S. Navy, under a new deal between the two worth up to $49 million.

February 23, 2012

Aldata, developer of retail and distribution improvement software, on Thursday announced that Crossmark will employ Aldata’s Shelf Planning and Space Automation solutions to tailor product assortments for its leading retail and manufacturing clients.

December 16, 2011

The San Francisco Federal Credit Union on Friday announced an agreement with Welch ATM to allow its members surcharge-free usage of cash-dispensing ATMs in more than 500 Walgreens locations across California.

October 7, 2011

Kroger is installing Avery Weigh-Tronix's tabletop pharmacy automation systems in its stores, Avery said.

December 7, 2010

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Building up its automated packaging capabilities for high-output pharmacies, Tension International Automation Solutions has acquired the exclusive rights to Maverick Enterprise’s automation technology.


The agreement includes Maverick’s UPM Tote and BottlePacker systems, along with the company’s Single BottlePacker and ErgoPack packaging technologies. TIAS also will take over service and support for Maverick’s existing automation systems.


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