Innovation, makers of PharmASSIST® pharmacy automation solutions, today announced that they have been selected as the Preferred Pharmacy Automation Vendor for workflow software, counting technology, and robotic dispensing by the Pharmacy Providers of Oklahoma (PPOk). With the agreement, over 500 PPOK member pharmacies have immediate access to a variety of financial incentive programs and significant purchase discounts on Innovation’s complete product suite.

“PPOk is very pleased to announce our endorsement agreement with Innovation. Their suite of products and services provide exceptional quality and more affordable pricing to meet the technology needs of our member pharmacies,” said Lonny Wilson, CEO, PPOk.

“This mutually beneficial agreement provides PPOk members with access to attractive, incentive-based alternative pricing for our PharmASSIST suite of pharmacy automation products. Our scalable technologies can help PPOk pharmacy members to reduce operating costs, increase efficiencies, and generate new revenue opportunities,” said David McNeal, national director of sales, community pharmacy, Innovation.

Innovation’s PharmASSIST product suite is comprised of PharmASSIST Symphony® Systems (workflow and counting technology), Eyecon™ (countertop counting technology), PharmaSafe+ narcotics cabinet, SmartCabinet® (counting technology) ROBOTx® (retail robotic dispensing), and High-Volume Solutions (robotic dispensing and distribution systems for central fill/mail order). Innovation has achieved Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft® Partner Program with a competency in ISV/Software Solutions, recognizing Innovation’s expertise and impact in the technology marketplace.

PPOk members seeking additional information on the partnership can contact Curt Fair, vice president, sales and marketing, or Innovation sales at (607) 348-7062.

About PPOK
PPOk has provided Retail Pharmacy Buying Group Services since 1987. PPOk negotiates contracts on behalf of over 500 pharmacies, with wholesalers, manufacturers, distributors, and service providers. By combining volume and compliance, PPOk has been successful in obtaining significant discounts to ensure the profitability and competitiveness of our participating pharmacies. For more information about PPOk, visit

About Innovation Associates
Innovation, a leader in the world of automated prescription dispensing and workflow systems, offers the PharmASSIST family of products to address the prescription growth, quality assurance, pharmacy workflow, and cost control challenges of all types of pharmacies. Using PharmASSIST pharmacy automation solutions, pharmacies increase operational efficiency, enhance patient safety, and set new benchmarks for quality, productivity, and customer satisfaction.

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