A free webinar will share information on how hospital and healthcare systems and institutions can use digital tools
BROOMFIELD, Colorado–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Swisslog Healtha leading health technology provider combining pharmacy and transportation automation, continues its webinar series with “Maneuver digital transformation.” The webinar will take place on June 9, 2022 at 2 p.m. ET and will feature Albert Karas, BSc., Phm., RPh., director of pharmacy services at Humber River Hospital. Young-Shin Lee, Registered Nurse at Swisslog Healthcare and moderator of the webinar, will host this “fireside chat” event. Decision makers from hospitals, health systems and institutions are invited to attend this free webinar.
As healthcare moves towards a fully digital future, proactive organizations will invest in innovation and implementing automation in places such as remote patient monitoring, virtual care, and more. This webinar will focus on conversations with Humber River Hospital, the first hospital in North America to transition to an all-digital workflow. Lessons that hospital and healthcare systems and institutions can learn from their experience will be shared during the webinar.
“The future of medicine is digital, and that future is much closer than you think,” says Anthony Pugliese, Chief Commercial Officer of Swisslog Healthcare. “There are a lot of key lessons that hospitals and healthcare systems and facilities can learn from transforming Humber River into a fully digital hospital. We hope this webinar can help others perform the same transformation for greater efficiency. »
With Swisslog Healthcare pharmacy automation, Humber River Hospital reports that medication selection errors have been reduced by more than 50% compared to the previous manual workflow. In addition, inventory control has increased by approximately 30%. These two improvements mean that staff engagement and engagement levels have also increased, with many employees becoming superusers to drive process and workflow improvements. Focusing on higher value work has improved staff outlook and job satisfaction, leading to increased patient service levels.
The webinar series began earlier this year with the first webinar titled “Tackling Workforce Shortages in Healthcare”, which discussed how technology and automation can complement the workforce. works to help hospitals become more efficient and allow healthcare professionals to focus on patient-facing work. This second installment of the webinar series will focus primarily on how hospital and healthcare systems and facilities of all sizes can implement technology to transform into a fully digital environment.
“As healthcare moves towards a fully digital future, organizations need to prioritize their investments and prepare for implementation, which can be daunting, but doesn’t have to be,” says Young-Shin Lee. She has helped hospitals provide services and tools to achieve operational excellence and improve the quality and safety of patient care. “Humber River Hospital is an example of best practice in leading change towards better care. It’s an amazing opportunity to learn from them.
Participation in the webinar is free and attendees are encouraged to contribute to the conversation through Q&A with the panelists. The goal is to share ideas in the health industry. Interested persons can register here.
About Swisslog Healthcare
Swisslog Healthcare provides integrated drug supply chain solutions to hospitals and healthcare systems to help providers treat patients across the continuum of care. Integrating transport and pharmacy automation, value-added services and intelligent software, Swisslog Healthcare enables healthcare providers to respond to patient needs quickly and with greater precision. The company minimizes many sources of operational waste, so providers achieve higher levels of productivity to positively impact patient well-being. For more information, visit www.swisslog-healthcare.com. Swisslog Healthcare is a member of the KUKA Group, one of the world’s leading providers of intelligent automation solutions. For more information, visit www.kuka.com.