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The PillPick really does everything it is supposed to. We have been satisfied with it. The longevity...

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The vendor’s support is pretty solid. We have had a few minor issues, but overall, Swisslog...

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We most definitely have gotten our money’s worth, given the years that the robot has been implemented....

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An organization's experience with the PillPick is really dependent on their facilities' dispensing...

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The vendor’s involvement is very good. We have access to anyone we need when we need it. When...

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The way technology is developing, there are different dose forms that we wish were included on the...

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There is an interface that Swisslog Healthcare has been working on for a few years that will allow...

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The PillPick has a lot of output. When it works really well, it fills quite a high percentage of our...

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The PillPick is a fabulous and incredible piece of machinery. If we sit there and watch it for a...

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There are suction cups that hold the packages all over the place; they are plastic and get worn down...

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The PillPick is an aging piece of equipment. It has probably outlived or is on the verge of...

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I don’t think we have had an upgrade recently, but we have gotten fixes. The PillPick is really...

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The product is supposed to be integrated with the BoxPicker and another vendor so that tech people...

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The PillPick was a little better with training. The trainers spent some time with the pharmacists...

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The product works, but we have had it for many years, so things are breaking down and starting to...

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The product is pretty easy to use, and it does a good job. However, I am not giving as high a score...

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The executives don't come here or get involved too much unless we have a major problem.

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We paid a lot of money for the product. Swisslog Healthcare charges us for every little thing. If I...

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We lost one of our technicians and got somebody new. Then COVID-19 started, and we had problems. The...

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I would like a closer connection with trainers to make sure that people are more educated about...

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The solution needs some more integration. It is really weird that we have to hit the log in button...

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I like the individualized barcoding of the doses that come out and how each dose is trackable. When...

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Director

We have tried to escalate things multiple times and haven't gotten the response that we have needed.

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The service contract is expensive, and we are still having to pay for some parts that seem to be excessive....

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We have had hiccups with trying to integrate the PillPick with another system, such as when we...

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For a little more than a year, we have struggled a lot with Swisslog Healthcare’s online service and...

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For what the PillPick is intended for, it is pretty complete.

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The product is hardware heavy; there is more hardware than software. We do require a technician...

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We are trying to switch everything to one model, so we will use another product for functionalities...

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I don’t think our decision to move away from using the PillPick for certain things has impacted the...

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The PillPick has a different value depending on an organization’s goals, directives, and dispensing...

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Director

The product is very needy. We need a really good tech from Swisslog Healthcare to maintain it. As...

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We implemented the Swisslog Healthcare product many years ago. Since then, there has obviously been...

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I don't like the PillPick and would never recommend it to anyone. It isn't a very good machine; it...

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Swisslog Healthcare keeps their promises but very slowly. They don’t move nearly as fast as we would...

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I would probably not buy the PillPick again. Many years ago, when we implemented it, I was the one...

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When Swisslog Healthcare does upgrades, they do so in the background, so I don't know about the...

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The service isn't the greatest; it could be better. Swisslog Healthcare needs to resolve issues...

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In terms of training, all we had is one person who went around and trained a few of us, and then we...

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Swisslog Healthcare's technicians sometimes email and text me. When I have an issue with the...

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I don't like Swisslog Healthcare. There is no one else to talk to besides our Swisslog Healthcare...

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I would tell others a couple of things before recommending they buy the PillPick product. One thing...

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Swisslog Healthcare's support on the hardware side is fantastic because of the field service...

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I have been asking for shoulder-to-shoulder training from Swisslog Healthcare for years, and that...

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When the product works, it works, but it is more in depth and less intuitive than the other Swisslog...

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Swisslog Healthcare is trying to meet our needs when it comes to service of things that aren’t...

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There are gaps in our ability to report out of the system to better maximize the effectiveness in...

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Since we have had the hardware, there have not been any changes. Swisslog Healthcare has not...

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We have issues at times with releasing our orders. We have to go to the computer to click on them...

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Director

We are using the PillPick very heavily, and we actually did some refurbishment with some items that...

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Director

The PillPick is less of a headache than other products we have because we have only one site that is...

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Swisslog Healthcare has a problem with keeping its promises because of staffing. When we have key...

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Manager

The user interface for the PillPick could improve in terms of the workstation and not the aptitude...

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Overall, the PillPick works really well considering the size of our health system and the number of...

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The PillPick is an incredible machine. When the current functionality is running well, it is...

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We have some pretty bad quality components from them. One of the components that is used in the...

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It takes a lot of training to run this machine. If people are properly trained with long-term...

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We seem to have one very knowledgeable person and one not-so-knowledgeable person that we work with...

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Director

The product is solid, but Swisslog Healthcare's customer service is bad. The support is located in...

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VP/Other Executive

When we bought the PillPick, Swisslog Healthcare was the only vendor that had automation. Since...

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With technical issues, our support call goes to one person’s cell phone. We have one person...

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VP/Other Executive

The PillPick requires certain consumable products, like labels, overwraps, and things that we need...

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Swisslog Healthcare has definitely charged us for every little thing. We have been able to waive...

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When the PillPick works, it works great. But when it goes down, we go down, and we have to depend on...

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VP/Other Executive

Swisslog Healthcare's technology is very advanced. It offers a lot of potential benefits. Once we...

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VP/Other Executive

It is important for customers to be aware of the potential challenges with the PillPick. The...

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The PillPick is supposed to be much better for nursing with the PickRing, but the initial feedback...

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Director

We are negotiating with Swisslog Healthcare to add a certain system. At the time we installed the...

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Director

The system is all integrated; there are just little areas that we might want to tweak. Swisslog...

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Director

We haven't really requested any new technology from Swisslog Healthcare. What we have is pretty...

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Manager

The PillPick saves us a lot of time. I have to go through some of the medications to make sure that...

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Manager

We have an old machine, and it breaks down a lot. We will be installing a newer model. Obviously, we...

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Swisslog Healthcare's support during the COVID-19 pandemic hasn't been great. The company is based...

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The service from Swisslog Healthcare is proactive. Somebody comes out weekly. That stipulation is in...

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The on-site field technician is very good, but the software support takes a few days to process our...

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Manager

We are happy with the PillPick from a user standpoint, a medication management standpoint, and a...

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Whenever we have a problem, we bring it up to the vendor. Most of the time, they listen and are...

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When the vendor was fairly new, the training and support weren't good. But after we provided...

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The user interface is very straightforward, but I can’t give the system the highest rating because...

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I would recommend the PillPick to a peer or friend. The technology works very well and as expected....

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Some new systems have additional safety checks, which is nice. We don't have those, but Swisslog...

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Swisslog Healthcare notifies us when they make changes. They work with us in advance of any major...

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The PillPick holds hundreds of our different drugs. We have to package them, and that is a little...

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There is really no ongoing training. That is all handled internally at our site. The vendor is slow...

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Unfortunately, in some situations, Swisslog Healthcare drives outcomes in a negative manner.

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