Savvy Mobile Medication System defines a new product space in the management of medications by integrating with Omnicell's automated dispensing cabinets and the hospital's HIT system to allow nurses to safely and securely transport medications from the dispensing cabinet to the bedside. The Savvy system helps address stringent patient safety requirements such as the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) Core Process 10 for safe transport of medication, as well as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) expectation that drugs are to be administered within 30 minutes before or after the scheduled time.
"With the Omnicell Savvy system, we now have a mobile medication distribution system that will help us better manage and track our inventory from the pharmacy all the way to the patient administration to improve staff efficiency and patient safety in the hospital," said Qazi Halim, MS, RPh, director of pharmacy at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center.
Other products, upgrades and partnerships rounding out this launch serve to further reduce hospital costs, enhance clinician workflow, maximize patient safety and help hospitals meet their regulatory compliance needs. These include PandoraVIA 2.1 analytics software, a new software release, Omnicell 15.0, a new 8-bin locking drawer and enhanced OptiFlex supply management software. New partnerships include CardinalASSIST® which expands options in cabinet restock, RxScan® for barcode check and verification on all doses leaving the pharmacy, and Sentry Data Systems to redu
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