Vanderbilt Medical Center Selects Omnicell Point-of-Use Supply Systems

Leading OptiFlex™ Supply Systems to be implemented in Operating Room, Specialty Labs and Medical Surgical areas

July 20, 2009

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.

Omnicell, Inc., (NASDAQ:OMCL) a leading provider of system solutions to acute healthcare facilities, announced today that following a competitive bidding process, Vanderbilt Medical Center, named as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” in the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll dated 2009-10, has chosen to implement Omnicell point-of-use supply systems to improve clinical outcomes in operating rooms, specialty labs and medical surgical areas. This means that Omnicell solutions have been selected by 15 of the top 21 hospitals listed on the Honor Roll.

About Vanderbilt Medical Center

Vanderbilt Medical Center (VMC) is a comprehensive health care facility dedicated to patient care, research, and medical education. Its reputation for excellence in each of these areas has made Vanderbilt a major patient referral center for the Mid-South. Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the Southeast choose Vanderbilt for their health care needs, not only because of its excellence in medical science, but also because the faculty and staff are dedicated to treating patients with dignity and compassion. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.

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.