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CoxHealth Chooses Omnicell Solutions for Medication and Supply Management
Date:12/17/2009

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omnicell, Inc., (Nasdaq: OMCL) a leading provider of medication system solutions to acute healthcare facilities, today announced that CoxHealth, a Top 100 Integrated Health Care Network in Springfield, Missouri, has chosen Omnicell as its primary vendor for automated medication management and supply solutions.

"Omnicell's patient-specific approach to supply and medication automation will increase our workflow efficiency, streamline the nurses' access to, distribution and tracking of patient medications in a safer manner," said Karen Kramer, chief nursing officer, CoxHealth. "Their advanced and flexible management systems will help our clinical staff to avoid preventable medication errors, while at the same time allowing them to focus on what's really important, patient care."

CoxHealth, which consists of a three-hospital network, will be using a variety of Omnicell solutions, including its automated medication and supply cabinets, anesthesia workstations, central pharmacy carousels and leading software solutions such as Anywhere RN(TM) and SinglePointe(TM). Anywhere RN is a unique medication management solution that enables nurses to review and select medication orders from virtually any hospital workstation, while SinglePointe is an automated patient-specific management solution that revolutionizes the way medications are stored, managed and tracked, reducing the risk of medication errors while increasing staff efficiency.

"We are thrilled the CoxHealth hospital network has chosen Omnicell's advanced technology and best-of-breed solutions for its vital medication and supply management responsibilities," said J. Christopher Drew, senior vice president, field operations for Omnicell. "CoxHealth went through a stringent evaluation period before choosing to replace its existing system with our solution set, and we are confident their decision will be rewarded with improved safety and patient care."

CoxHealth conducted an 18-month assessment process of alternate solutions before choosing Omnicell's pharmacy and supply solutions to replace its current systems. CoxHealth was particularly impressed with Omnicell's proprietary Anywhere RN and SinglePointe software.

"Omnicell solutions not only serve the variety of patient-care areas our network offers, but also integrates into our existing systems to provide a seamless delivery model," said Daniel H. Good, administrative director of pharmacy, CoxHealth. "Omnicell has been the most professional and patient organization to work with through this process, and we are pleased to partner with them as our solution provider for medication and supply automation. For us, this is more than just a new medication or supply cabinet--it is a key part of our patient safety system."

About CoxHealth

CoxHealth is accredited by The Joint Commission and distinguished as one of the nation's Top 100 Integrated Healthcare Systems (2006-2009). Established in 1906 and based in Springfield, Mo., CoxHealth serves more than 900,000 people in a 25-county service area in southwest Missouri and northwest Arkansas. Our services include three hospitals and more than 50 physician clinics in 20 communities, Oxford HealthCare (a home health agency), Home Parenteral Services (home infusion therapy), CoxHealth Foundation, Cox College, Cox Family Medicine Residency and much more.

About Omnicell

Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL) is a leading provider of systems to enable healthcare facilities to increase operational efficiency, enhance patient safety and allow clinicians to spend more time with their patients.

Founded in 1992, Omnicell's medication-use solutions include complete automation systems for the central pharmacy, anesthesia workstations for the operating room, dispensing cabinet systems for nursing units, and safe, secure medication transportation and verification systems to the patient bedside. From a medication's arrival at the receiving dock to its dosing to the patient, Omnicell systems store it, package it, bar code it, order it, issue it, and provide information and controls on its use and reorder.

Omnicell supply product lines provide a healthcare institution with comprehensive supply chain solutions that result in fast, effective control of costs, capture of charges for payer reimbursement, and timely reorder of supplies. Products range from high-security closed-cabinet systems and software to open-shelf and combination solutions in the nursing unit, cath lab and operating room.

For more information, visit www.omnicell.com.

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Editor's Notes:

  1. All Omnicell news releases (financial, acquisitions, products, technology etc.) are issued exclusively by PR Newswire and are immediately thereafter posted on the company's external website, omnicell.com.
  2. Omnicell and the Omnicell logo design are registered trademarks of Omnicell, Inc. Anywhere RN and SinglePointe are trademarks of Omnicell, Inc.
  3. All other brand or product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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