Drug Store News Talks Pharmacy Automation with Perceptimed CEO, Dr. Alan Jacobs

Jan. 9, 2015 — Drug Store News recently sat down with Dr. Alan Jacobs, founder and CEO of PerceptiMed. PerceptiMed provides pharmacy automation products that help deliver on the promise: “Right Drug. Right Dosage. Right Patient. Every Time.” Dr. Jacobs shared with Drug Store News how PerceptiMed’s advanced verification and dispensing system is helping pharmacies today. Listen to the DSN Audio Interview

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PerceptiMed tackles problem of Rx dispensing errors

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, Dec. 8, 2014 — The failure of an existing approach to a problem is often the starting point for innovation. PerceptiMed, a three-year-old company dedicated to the development of next-generation pharmacy technology, had its origins in just such a scenario. Alan Jacobs and his wife, Jennifer, were motivated to find a better way to avoid medication dispensing and administration errors after her father encountered repeated problems at a nursing home in Pennsylvania. Read Full Article — PerceptiMed tackles problem of Rx dispensing errors – ChainDrugReview2014-12-08 (PDF)

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The Drug Store News Group Presents the 16th annual Industry Issues Summit

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2014    — Healthcare reform, the retailization of healthcare, telehealth, omnichannel and co-creation among suppliers and retailers. Those were just some of the critical topics that retailer and supplier panelists tackled head on during Wednesday’s 16th annual Industry Issues Summit, presented by The Drug Store News Group.     Sponsors of the event included: Catalina, Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, i-Health Inc., Pacific World, Pharmavite, WebMD, WorkPlace Media, Unilever, Boehringer Ingelheim, CSM, GlaxoSmithKline, Hyland’s, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Omnis Health, Takeda, Ultimed, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, A&D Medical, higi, mscripts, PerceptiMed and Pioneer Pharmacy Software.   Read full article — http://www.drugstorenews.com/article/all-star-line-gathers-dsns-16th-annual-industry-issues-summit    

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Perceptimed Founder Jacobs To Speak At Bio2device Group Event

PERCEPTIMED FOUNDER JACOBS TO SPEAK AT BIO2DEVICE GROUP EVENT MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – April 25, 2014 – “Preventing Drug-Related Patient Injury and Death with Advanced, Cost-Effective Technology” is the topic Alan Jacobs, M.D., Ph.D., CEO and founder of PerceptiMed, will address at the Bio2Device lecture.  The lecture will take place May 6th at the Sunnyvale City Council Chambers, 456 West Olive Ave., Sunnyvale, CA at 8:30 a.m. Each year more than 800,000 preventable drug-related injuries occur in long-term care facilities in the U.S.  Additionally, national studies of retail pharmacy prescription-dispensing accuracy document an average error rate of 1.7%, or more […]

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