Outsourcing remains an important component of many pharmacies’ repackaging plans, with pharmacies typically relying on outsourcers to supplement their repackaging operations. Given the number of vendors providing this service, pharmacy has access to a variety of options to meet their specific needs. Notably, pharmacies commonly contract with multiple providers to satisfy all of their outsourcing needs.
For more information, visit pppmag.com/automation and select Bar Coding/Unit Dose Packaging, then Outsourced Repackaging Services.
almost one-third of facilities (31%) rely on outsourced vendors to manage at least some of their repackaging needs.
take advantage of outsourced repackaging services; more than 4 of every 10 facilities with 200+ beds utilize such a service.
repackagers to serve in a supplemental role. The typical hospital outsources up to 25% of their overall repackaging. Nevertheless, 12% of facilities outsource the majority of their repackaging.
ratings, although few users rate their outsourced vendors as excellent.
do so, either at current or increasing levels. Very few facilities plan to reduce their current outsourcing amounts.
concentrated among a single facility size.