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University of Tennessee Medical Center Initiates Patient-Specific Medication Management With SinglePointe(TM) Solution From Omnicell
Date:6/2/2008

Rice Memorial Hospital and University of Tennessee Medical Center representatives available at the ASHP 2008 Summer Meeting and Exhibition,

Omnicell booth #420

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omnicell, Inc., (Nasdaq: OMCL) a leading provider of system solutions to acute healthcare facilities, and the University of Tennessee Medical Center today announced the successful implementation of SinglePointe(TM), a total automated patient-specific medication management solution. As a 581-bed not-for-profit academic medical center committed to providing exceptional care for its patients, the University of Tennessee Medical Center uses the SinglePointe solution as a way to store, manage and track patient-specific medications. The result is improved pharmacy and nursing efficiency, which in turn increases patient safety.

"At the University of Tennessee Medical Center, the SinglePointe solution increases efficiency and patient safety by providing a single point of access for patient specific medications that provides control and accountability as part of our cartless medication system," said Jim Hinkle, associate director of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Medical Center. "As a result of this implementation, our staff members have an increased focus on patient care as seen with the decreased number of pharmacy returns."

First announced at the ASHP December 3, 2007 meeting in Las Vegas, attendees of the ASHP 2008 Summer Meeting and Exhibition, Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle, June 8-11 are also invited to see the SinglePointe solution demonstrated first-hand. Hinkle will be joining Omnicell representatives June 9-10 in Seattle at Omnicell booth #420 and will be available to answer questions and share his impressions regarding the University of Tennessee Medical Center's implementation of the SinglePointe solution.

"With the use of the SinglePointe solution, the University of Tennessee Medical Center is taking a leap forward in medication management by providing a single point of access for all patient medications," said Richard Caldwell, senior product manager, Medication Systems, Omnicell. "In addition to providing storage and control for patients' home medications, the SinglePointe solution provides an intelligent, just-in-time restock process and automatic management of discontinued medications, transfer patient medications, and discharged patient medications. We applaud the hospital's leadership and dedication to its patients."

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 http://www.omnicell.com.

About University of Tennessee Medical Center

The University of Tennessee Medical Center is a 581-bed, not-for-profit academic medical center, which serves as a referral center for Eastern Tennessee, Southeast Kentucky and Western North Carolina. The Medical Center, the region's only Level I Trauma Center, is one of the largest employers in Knoxville. For more information about the University of Tennessee Medical Center, visit online at http://www.utmedicalcenter.org.


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