Navigation Links
Omnicell Unveils Tissue Center Solution - Industry's First Integrated Tissue Tracking and Compliance System
Date:3/9/2009

Omnicell Tissue Center solution allows hospitals to electronically and efficiently manage and document their control of tissue specimens

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omnicell, Inc. (Nasdaq: OMCL) a leading provider of system solutions to acute healthcare facilities, today introduced its Omnicell Tissue Center solution, which is the first in the industry. Debuted with the latest release of Omnicell OptiFlex(TM) 10.0 advanced supply chain management software, the Tissue Center helps hospitals increase efficiency of their tissue tracking processes and comply with regulations and recommendations issued by the Joint Commission and Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN).

Omnicell will be demonstrating the Omnicell Tissue Center in booth #478 at AORN, March 14-19, 2009, Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago.

"The Omnicell Tissue Center brings a flexible and integrated solution to hospitals for managing tissue ordering and receiving within the broader materials management arena," said Suzanne Alexander-Vaughn, supply product manager, Omnicell. "It's a complete solution - order, receive, transfer, store, issue, document and report."

The Omnicell Tissue Center solution includes bar code and touch screen technology to increase ease-of-use and accuracy versus systems reliant more on keyboard entry. The tissue tracking solution is implemented with the option of open or closed cabinet management and FlexLock, a remote locking mechanism, with TempCheck which monitors refrigerator temperature continuously.

A 600 bed medical facility, located in Alabama, with 35 operating rooms and specialties in cardiovascular medicine and surgery, orthopedics, neurology and neurosurgery, has installed an Omnicell Tissue Center solution to reduce consumption and inventory, increase charge capture and improve overall efficiency and productivity. Omnicell OptiFlex 10.0 is increasing the return-on-investment for this facility while increasing efficiency in materials management and specialty areas.

Hospitals are under increasing pressure to implement and demonstrate effective tissue management. Joint Commission standards designed to help reduce infections in tissue and implant recipients require hospitals to upgrade their tissue storage and issuance processes. In addition, the AORN has guidelines that address the importance of carefully tracking the tissue identification banks, licensing agencies and registration information, as well as the name of the recovery or distribution center. The newly released Omnicell Tissue Center solution helps hospitals comply with these standards and improve patient safety by enabling hospitals to electronically and efficiently manage and document their control of tissue specimens.

For more information about Omnicell OptiFlex 10.0 with its unique tissue tracking features, please attend the "Tissue Issues" symposium on Tuesday, March 17, from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. You may also visit www.omnicell.com or call 1-(800) 850-6664.

About Omnicell

Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL) is a leading provider of systems targeting patient safety and operational efficiency in healthcare facilities. Since 1992, Omnicell has worked to enhance patient safety and allow clinicians to spend more time with their patients.

Omnicell's medication-use product line includes solutions for the central pharmacy, nursing unit, operating room, and patient bedside. Solutions range from complete automation systems for the central pharmacy to nursing unit and bedside dispensing cabinet systems. From the point at which a medication arrives at the receiving dock to the time it is administered, Omnicell systems store it, package it, bar code it, order it, issue it, and provide information and controls on its use and reorder.

Our supply product lines provide a healthcare institution with 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.

OMCL: G


'/>"/>
SOURCE Omnicell, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Shands HealthCare Increases Operational Efficiency in Surgical Suites With Omnicell Supply Systems
2. Omnicell is Awarded Contract by Major National Academic Medical Center
3. Omnicell is Awarded Sole-source Contract by Emory Healthcare
4. Omnicell to Release Fourth Quarter 2008 Earnings Results on January 29
5. Omnicell Updates 2008 Year End Guidance and Announces Company Reorganization
6. Brigham and Womens Hospital Selects SinglePointe(TM) Automated Patient-Specific Medication Management Solution from Omnicell
7. Omnicell Attains Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Status
8. Omnicell to Present at Piper Jaffray 20th Annual Healthcare Conference
9. Omnicell to Release Second Quarter 2008 Earnings Results on July 21
10. University of Tennessee Medical Center Initiates Patient-Specific Medication Management With SinglePointe(TM) Solution From Omnicell
11. Omnicell Announces First Quarter 2008 Results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) learned ... receive two significant new grants to support its work to advance research and ... by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists for their work in fighting pulmonary ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Comfort Keepers® of San ... Society and the Road To Recovery® program to drive cancer patients to and from ... adults to ensure the highest quality of life and ongoing independence. Getting to ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... EB Medicine presented its first-ever ... Medicine conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. The awards honor the outstanding work ... Practice and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice. , “With this award, we recognize ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... Strategic Capital Partners, LLC (SCP) in ... investment capital for emerging technology companies. SCP has delivered investment events and ... more than a million dollars of capital investment for five companies. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Today, MTI-GlobalStem, a ... cells and other difficult to transfect cells, announces its launch of the PluriQ™ ... Gene Editing System is a complete system for culturing and transfecting human ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016  In a startling report released today, National Safety ... lacking a comprehensive, proven plan to eliminate prescription opioid overdoses. ... how states are tackling the worst drug crisis in recorded U.S. ... Kentucky , New Mexico , ... Of the 28 failing states, three – Michigan ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... their offering. The current ... environment for MedImmune to enter. The US ageing population creates ... drive considerable growth for effective anti-influenza medications. The introduction of ... but development is still in its infancy. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... and BOGOTA, Colombia , June 23, 2016  Astellas today announced the establishment of Astellas Farma ... as the company,s second affiliate in Latin America . ... ... Astellas Farma Colombia ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: