Parata Systems Honored with 2013 NCTA 21 Industry Driven Company Award

Parata Systems, a leading provider of pharmacy technology solutions that supports coordinated care, better health outcomes and lower medical costs, today announced the company has been named the 2013 North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) 21 Awards Industry Driven Company winner. The NCTA 21 Awards is considered North Carolina’s most prestigious statewide technology awards program, and this award acknowledges outstanding industry-specific products or services from local technology companies that influence the local community and beyond.

NCTA Industry Driven Company“We are honored to receive this award from NCTA acknowledging the impact our technology has beyond the local community,” Tom Rhoads, CEO of Parata. “This recognition serves as inspiration for our company to continue our vigorous efforts in streamlining workflow for pharmacists and technicians in their roles as valued members of the healthcare team.”

With a focus on patient-centered medication management and next-generation pharmacy automation, Parata is a brand trusted by 12,000 pharmacies and a growing number of healthcare professionals serving diverse patient populations. The company’s technology has filled more than 2.5 billion prescriptions and helped pharmacists avoid an estimated 15 million medication errors. Parata continues to advance as an industry leader, driven by their relentless commitment to innovation and excellent customer service.

The annual NCTA 21 awards honors companies and individuals in 21 categories who represent the best and brightest in technology and business. Winners were recognized at NCTA’s annual awards gala on November 7th in Durham, NC.

About NCTA

The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) is a not-for-profit, membership-driven trade association and the primary voice of the technology industry in North Carolina. NCTA is the intersection of leadership and technology, fueling the growth of North Carolina through executive engagement, public affairs, and a knowledge workforce. For more information, visit our website at www.nctechnology.org.

About Parata

Parata is a global leader in pharmacy technology solutions that support coordinated care, better health outcomes and lower medical costs. Since 2001, the company has been empowering pharmacists to improve accuracy, productivity, medication adherence, and patient health outcomes. Today, Parata is a brand trusted by more than 12,000 pharmacies and a growing number of global healthcare professionals serving diverse patient populations. We have filled more than 2.5 billion prescriptions, helping pharmacists avoid an estimated 15 million medication errors.

Parata now boasts an entire suite of medication management and pharmacy automation solutions with customers in every market, including national chains, independent pharmacies, ACOs, and the U.S. Department of Defense. Parata PASS™ organizes medications by date, time and dose in strip packaging that makes it easy for patients, caregivers and nurses to ensure they are taken at the right time, every time. Parata Max® and Parata Mini® ensure fast, accurate dispensing in vials. Pharmacy 2000™ workflow software extends accuracy across a pharmacy’s entire prescription volume.

With Parata Systems, pharmacists can leverage a combination of high-tech tools and workflow to free time to counsel patients, identify and avoid medication interactions, encourage adherence, and more. Parata is a company to watch, poised to transform pharmacy care in today’s value-driven healthcare system.