|By PR Newswire||
|August 7, 2014 08:00 AM EDT||
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc., (NASDAQ:OMCL), has earned top honors in five categories in the KLAS 2014 Medical Equipment and Infrastructure Report. KLAS, an independent health care research firm, uses ratings from thousands of health care providers to determine the top-performing technology vendors.
Omnicell was named top overall pharmacy automation vendor in the Pharmacy Automation Equipment Rankings. This marks the second consecutive year Omnicell has received this distinction. The following Omnicell products received top honors in the Pharmacy Automation Equipment categories:
- OmniRx® Automated Medication System received the prestigious Best in KLAS award reserved for top performing technology vendors. Every year since 2006, Omnicell has received the top award in this category.
- WorkflowRx™ Carousel received the Category Leader distinction for the fifth year running in the Medication Carousel category.
- WorkflowRx Medication Packager was named Category Leader in the High-Volume Medication Packager sector for the second year running.
- Omnicell's Controlled Substance Management (CSM) system received the top honor for the second consecutive year in the Controlled Substance Management category.
- Omnicell's Anesthesia Workstation received the Category Leader honor in the Anesthesia Cabinet rankings.
The 2014 KLAS report provides detail about how each vendor performed against other vendors in the Pharmacy Automated Equipment Segment. Omnicell products were rated well above average or above average in every segment.
According to a hospital director surveyed recently by KLAS, "Our nurses are so happy with the Omnicell OmniRx that it is unreal. The cabinets are really working great. The guided-light technology is a plus. Some of our nurses are using Anywhere RN, and they are really pleased with it as well. A couple of nurses have told me that they like that the narcotic waste, witnessing and other things are much more streamlined."
"We have committed to a platform strategy with exceptional user experience for pharmacists, nurses and physicians at its heart. We are delivering to our customers an integrated and easy to use suite of medication management solutions," said Marga Ortigas-Wedekind, Omnicell executive vice president, global marketing and product development. "For that reason these five awards spanning central pharmacy and medication automation are especially affirming. We believe the latest KLAS report once again demonstrates that Omnicell is the vendor of choice for hospitals and health systems."
KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be heard and counted. Working with thousands of healthcare executives and clinicians, KLAS gathers data on software, services, medical equipment, and infrastructure systems to deliver timely reports, trends, and statistical overviews. The research directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance. KLAS was founded in 1996, and their staff and advisory board average 25 years of healthcare information technology experience. Follow KLAS on Twitter at www.twitter.com/KLASresearch.
Since 1992, Omnicell (NASDAQ: OMCL) has been creating new efficiencies to improve patient care, anywhere it is delivered. Omnicell is a leading supplier of comprehensive automation and business analytics software for patient-centric medication and supply management across the entire healthcare continuum— from the acute care hospital setting to post-acute skilled nursing and long-term care facilities to the home.
More than 2,800 customers worldwide have utilized Omnicell Automation and Analytics solutions to increase operational efficiency, reduce errors, deliver actionable intelligence and improve patient safety. Omnicell Medication Adherence solutions, including its MTS Medication Technologies brand, provide innovative medication adherence packaging solutions to help reduce costly hospital readmissions. In addition, these solutions enable approximately 6,000 institutional and retail pharmacies worldwide to maintain high accuracy and quality standards in medication dispensing and administration while optimizing productivity and controlling costs.
For more information about Omnicell, Inc. please visit www.omnicell.com.
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