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Wellmont Health System Selects Omnicell for Best-in-Class Medication Management
Date:8/17/2010

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omnicell, Inc., (Nasdaq: OMCL) a leading provider of system solutions to acute healthcare facilities, today announced that Wellmont Health System has selected Omnicell OmniRx® automated medication dispensing cabinets (ADCs), SinglePointe™ software to manage patient specific medications, Anesthesia Workstations™ and other solutions to streamline medication management throughout its facilities. Wellmont is upgrading seven of its hospital facilities, and chose Omnicell solutions based on long-term cost of ownership and the most advanced technology when compared to competing solutions.

Wellmont Health System is comprised of a network of hospitals across Tennessee and Virginia, including: Bristol Regional Medical Center, Holston Valley Medical Center, Hawkins County Memorial Hospital, Hancock County Hospital, Mountain View Regional Medical Center, Lonesome Pine Hospital and Lee Regional Medical Center.

"With a health network as complex and as diverse as ours, we needed a medication management provider that could easily integrate into our existing infrastructure while providing the highest quality care," said Brent Petty, corporate director supply chain, Wellmont Health System. "After evaluating competitive and embedded systems, Omnicell stood out for its proprietary safety-first solutions that won the votes of our pharmacists and nurses alike."

Wellmont Health System will be using a variety of Omnicell solutions, including its automated medication cabinets, anesthesia workstations and leading software solutions such as SinglePointe. SinglePointe is an automated patient-specific management solution that significantly improves the way medications are stored, managed and tracked; reducing the risk of medication errors while increasing staff efficiency.

"The Wellmont Health System is an anchor of support for communities in Virginia and Tennessee who rely on the hospital network to provide the highest level of patient care," said J. Christopher Drew, senior vice president, field operations for Omnicell. "We are honored to have such a distinguished healthcare system as a customer and look forward to serving their automation needs for many years to come."

About Wellmont Health System

Wellmont Health System is a premier provider of healthcare services for Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, delivering top-quality, comprehensive healthcare and wellness services across the region. Wellmont hospitals offer a broad scope of services ranging from community-based acute care to highly specialized tertiary services including two trauma centers. Wellmont facilities include Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tenn.; Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, Tenn.; Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Norton, Va.; Lee Regional Medical Center in Pennington Gap, Va.; Lonesome Pine Hospital in Big Stone Gap, Va.; Hawkins County Memorial Hospital in Rogersville, Tenn.; and Hancock County Hospital in Sneedville, Tenn. Wellmont is an operating partner with Adventist Health System at Takoma Regional Hospital in Greeneville, Tenn. For more information about Wellmont, please visit www.wellmont.org.

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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