Meet Outcomes Pill Count

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Meet Outcomes Pill Count

It’s 2024, and artificial intelligence is everywhere, including Outcomes® Pill Count. Our Pill Count uses a Computer Vision AI, which means it’s constantly learning, and becoming smarter and more accurate to ensure every pill is detected accurately. Pill Count pairs with our all-in-one kiosk—it has a small footprint and saves space. Our software runs on an iPad, so it's fast, reliable, and much more affordable than other machines. 

Pill Count is built directly into Telepharmacy and Virtual Verification, enhancing and consolidating the pharmacy workflow. Pharmacists, technicians, customers—everyone wins when the filling process is more efficient, safe, and accurate. 

Watch the video below of How Pill Count Works.

How Pill Count works

Pill Count is barcode enabled. When scanned, the corresponding medication appears on the screen. The user pours the pills onto the counting tray, where the camera captures images, simultaneously identifying and counting. The number on the screen turns green when it hits the correct amount, and the user returns any extra medication to the original bottle and fills the prescription with the counted pills. Pill Count automatically captures high-resolution color images of each prescription processed and creates a full audit log. 

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A Pill Counter That Works Smarter, Not Harder

Technology is supposed to make your job easier. But sometimes, it can have the opposite effect, adding extra steps to your workflow or requiring you to buy expensive hardware. You don’t want that, and neither do we. That’s why we incorporated pill counting into our existing platform. That’s right, Telepharmacy and Virtual Verification subscriptions automatically include Pill Count. 

Keeping You Covered, Every Step of the Way

Everyone can agree that a safe fill is a better fill. When we developed Pill Count, we knew it needed to provide users with peace of mind. That’s why our pill-counting technology keeps a record of every fill, which is accessible at any time. The technician imaging kiosk takes a photo of each step in the process—from hard copy to the actual product. These images offer extra digital verification and electronic audits so the pharmacist can confirm that the correct quantities get dispensed. 

Every step is logged and tracked in case the pharmacist or patient has any questions. This audit trail helps reduce medication errors by ensuring the five rights: patient, drug, dose, route, and time. Barcode technology also helps ensure patient safety and is recommended in conjunction with imaging to reduce the risk of errors. 

Make Pill Counting Even More Accurate

Efficient? Check. Cost-effective? Check. Safe? Check. There couldn’t possibly be any more benefits to using Pill Count, right? Wrong! We haven’t even touched on accuracy yet, which is a pretty important component of pill counting. 99% accuracy is about as good as it gets, and that’s what you get with Pill Count.

Unlike other pill counters, our technology recognizes gel caps, translucent pills, and obscure-shaped pills. Plus, you get immediate feedback, and no calibration or training is needed. 

Propel Your Pharmacy Into The Future

Our product team is constantly coming up with new ideas and working on upgrades. Have an idea for a feature? Let us know!

Do you want to learn more about Pill Count? We have a whole page dedicated to it here. Ready to chat with a member of our team? We’d love to hear from you.

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