Paw Paw Village introduced the RxSafe 1800 two tower system in one of our 6 stores a year ago. We’ve seen the cost of generics increase the cost of on-hand inventory by an average of $30k in all of our stores except the one with the RxSafe. That store has actually seen a $50k decrease in on-hand inventory costs. This totals $80k in savings attributed to the RxSafe. We’ve also seen our inventory turns increase from 17 turns per year to 23+ turns per year. In addition, we’ve been able to reduce our labor costs by an average of 200 to 250 labor hours per month, which basically covered the payment on the unit. Therefore in four years that labor savings will go directly to cash flow.
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RxSafe’s Data Rich Interchange
Technology sets RxSafe apart.
One of our most recent developments is the DRI™, the first-of-its-kind, message initiation “data rich interchange” for the retail pharmacy market. This protocol is essential for real workflow, providing pharmacy management with a complete suite of reports at their fingertips. The DRI is an integral part of every RxSafe product, making it a unique offering in pharmacy management software. With the development of the DRI, pharmacy workflow becomes even more robust and streamlined than ever before.
Thermal Printing for Strip Packaging
RxSafe is one of the few companies that uses thermal printing for all its strip packaging—that means more flexibility and lower operating costs. Virtually anything can be printed onto the strip packaging including graphics, text, symbology, bar codes, etc. The information can be customized to your exact needs. Since no ribbons are needed, there are no replacement costs or maintenance fees incurred—just one more way that RxSafe passes along cost savings to you.
Fully Automated, Robotic Strip Packaging, Scalable for any Size Pharmacy or Volume with optional, built-in vision inspection
Experience the unparalleled, robotic automation technology of the RxASP 1000™. No more trays or remote filling stations. No more down time to load trays. Plus, no more errors from hand filling trays—the RxASP 1000 can hold up to 1000 RFID canisters*, while our universal canisters dispense virtually all non-loaded oral solid medications such as gel caps, half tabs, etc.
PakCheckRx™, our optional integrated machine vision inspection means higher accuracy and less cost.
Restocking occurs while the machine is fully functioning, so there’s no down time. Even cleaning is far less time consuming. More things get done in less time, greatly enhancing pharmacy efficiency.
The RxASP family of machines has the lowest daily operating costs in the industry—we use automatic, variable packet length and our consumable pouch material costs are notably the least expensive.
*More RFID canisters can be stored nearby to be swapped in and out. RxSafe does not recommend the purchase of “spare” packaging units—further space and cost savings.
I think the most important capability is speed and accuracy. It allows 1 person to fill a multitude of prescriptions quickly and accurately. With the RxSafe it finds it very quickly and brings the correct drug every single time to the operator.
The accuracy of the RxSafe gives me complete peace of mind. As the one responsible for any mistakes made in my pharmacy, this is priceless.
A specific area that we’ve been able to see a tremendous savings in time is through assigning tech’s to other areas. Prior to implementing the RxSafe they were handling inventory management responsibilities. Now we’ve been able to move a tech to our Med Sync program, effectively eliminating 30-40 hours per week of technician time.
Pioneer & RxSafe work together well and definitely make my job/our lives easier.
Adding the RxSafe to our pharmacy has allowed us to reduce the number of employees, monitor inventory levels remotely, and have the assurance of knowing that the machine is a deterrent for theft.
Controlled substance security is greatly enhanced with the machine. I was broken into 3 weeks ago and they didn’t get anything out of the RxSafe.
Our ROI was roughly a year for this machine, mainly because I didn’t have to move and that savings was pretty up front for us. Even after the first year you’re constantly seeing increases to our bottom line in terms of profitability.
Since we got the RxSafe we’ve found that our workflow is more efficient, our fills are more accurate and the speed allows us to focus on patient needs more than any other automation solution could.
We had a space issue prior to getting the RxSafe. We were in 1100 sqft and had 3 bays for medication. We were able to remove two of the prescription bays and put a 2-tower RxSafe in there. This saved us so much room.
Unbeatable Features & Specs
RxASP 1000™ Features
- Most advanced features industrywide, made in the USA
- Unmatched flexibility and security
- Accommodates up to 1000 RFID canisters*
- Universal RFID canister—for all non-loaded oral solid medications (including gel caps, half tabs, etc.)
- No more trays
- No more remote filling stations
- Optional integrated machine vision for pouch inspection—no secondary machine
- Up to 300 single or multi-dose pouches / min.
- No more expensive consumables
- Less labor
- Smallest footprint
- Less on hand inventory required
- Intelligent software features without extravagant pricing
- Industry standard 1-2% error rate is a thing of the past
Specifications for RxASP 1000
|Dimensions||W=52” L=138” H=95”|
|Weight||800 lbs. per RxASP 1000™ tower|
|Capacity||Up to 1000 RFID canisters|
|Script Fill Rate||Up to 300 pouches per minute|
|Communications||Ethernet connection to controller|
|Internal Temperature/Humidity||Same as pharmacy space|
|Internal Cleanliness||HEPA filter / Positive pressure|
|Peripherals/Workstation||Touch screen monitor / Biometric fingerprint reader/ Integrated barcode scanner / Integrated RFID readers / Keyboard / Mouse|
|Robotics Motion Controller||Proprietary RxSafe motion control and logic|
|Software||Proprietary RxSafe software and firmware|
Specifications for RxSafe Controller
|Computer||Industrial quality with 2x500GB hard drives|
|Data Security||RAID 1 onboard with full encryption|
|Operating System||Microsoft Windows 7|
|Database||Microsoft SQL Server|
|Power||110 volt A/C / 20 amp|
|Uninterruptable Power Supply||1500 VA / 1 hour “power-out” run time for controller|
RxSafe Field Performance Data
|Cost Reduction||Far less cleaning and maintenance = less down time|
|50% less pharmacy floor space required|
|60% less on-hand inventory|
|50% fewer FTE hours|
|Avoids waste due to expired drugs|
|Secure narcotics canisters|
|All drugs securely stored—no theft or loss or diversion|
Custom Pharmacy Layout Services
Workflow OptimizationIntegrates RxSafe systems automation into existing pharmacy space