The WorkflowRx 5.0 solution provides pharmacy staff with the ability to
manage every pharmaceutical in the hospital
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and CHAMBERSBURG, Pa., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omnicell, Inc. (Nasdaq: OMCL), a leading provider of system solutions to acute healthcare facilities, and Chambersburg Hospital, an affiliate of Summit Health, today announced that Chambersburg Hospital has reduced cart-fill time from 16 man-hours to 90 minutes after the successful installation of the Omnicell WorkflowRx 5.0 central pharmacy automation solution.
The Omnicell WorkflowRx central pharmacy solution automates the ordering, receiving, stocking, dispensing and unit-dose packaging of medications. It enables the Chambersburg Hospital central pharmacy operations to improve patient safety and staff utilization, while decreasing medication inventory costs. The WorkflowRx 5.0 solution interfaces to an automated unit-dose medication packaging system and a central pharmacy carousel system to manage 100 percent of the central pharmacy inventory and dispensing tasks.
"Although decentralized cartless medication-use systems work well for many hospitals, we chose a hybrid approach with large cabinets in some areas and with cart-fill centralized in the pharmacy," said David Grant, RPh, MBA, Director of Pharmacy and Respiratory Care, Chambersburg Hospital. "As a result, we get 24 hours of medications without the need for extra stock on the floors. If you look at how we worked before installation of the Omnicell WorkflowRx system, and how our system works today, the results are dramatic."
With its new user-friendly graphical user interface, the Omnicell
WorkflowRx 5.0 solution allows Chambers
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