BELLEVUE, Wash., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Carla Corkern, Chief Executive Officer at Talyst, was nominated for the Ernest & Young Entrepreneur award. The award recognizes entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, hard work and perseverance have created and sustained successful, growing business ventures.
The program originated in 1986 and has grown to 26 programs in the United States, expanding to more than 140 cities around the world.
"Talyst is a leader in pharmacy automation and supports pharmacies to grow their businesses," said Carla Corkern, Chief Executive Officer at Talyst. "It's an honor for Talyst to be recognized for its success and leadership in the healthcare industry."
Corkern has over 20 years of experience in science and technology. She holds a B.S. in technical communication from Louisiana Tech University and has done graduate work at Southern Methodist University. Prior to joining Talyst, Corkern served as Chief Operations Officer at Vykor, Inc., a leading company in the management of the aerospace supply chain.
Talyst, a leader in pharmacy automation, helps pharmacies enhance efficiency, provide greater inventory control and improve patient safety by delivering enterprise-class software and proven hardware components. Talyst's solutions manage medications across the entire health system. As of 2012, Talyst has installed automated systems in more than 600 acute-care hospitals, integrated healthcare systems, long-term care facilities, and correctional institutions. Talyst engineers the safer pharmacy and is your expert partner in complex pharmacy operations. Follow us on Twitter @Talyst_Inc or visit us at www.talyst.com