Anesthesia Workstation

Product Overview

The Anesthesia Workstation gives anesthesia providers instant access to medications while ensuring pharmacy of tighter control in the operating room. This automated system securely stores all the medications and supplies needed for a full day of cases in one convenient place and automatically tracks inventory used, cutting hours of manual documentation. 

Convenience and Compliance for Anesthesia Medications

  • Quick biometric access to medications, with breakaway bar to enable access to emergency medications
  • High capacity anesthesia cabinet—stores a full day’s worth of medications 
  • Automates reconciliation of controlled substances, eliminating countbacks Anesthesia Workstation capacity
  • Assists with drug shortages by securing medications where they are needed
  • Improves oversight and inventory management
  • Improves charge capture – documented increases of up to 90%
  • Part of the Unity platform of solutions that share a single database, helping to eliminate redundant data entry that can lead to errors

    Unity Enterprise Platform

Reduce Medication Errors with Codonics Safe Label System

  • Codonics Safe Label System helps to reduce medication errors and supports compliance with Joint Commission and ASA
  • Interoperability between the Anesthesia Workstation and Safe Label System saves steps for anesthesia providers. Learn more

    Top Honors From KLAS

    KLAS Category Leader 2015In addition to being ranked the #1 Overall Pharmacy Automation Equipment Vendor 2015, Omnicell earned the Category Leader Award for Anesthesia Cabinets.


    Improves Efficiency

    • Reduces trips and phone calls between the OR and pharmacy.
    • May reduce turnaround time between surgical cases.
    • Simplifies restocks for pharmacy and anesthesia technicians.

    Improves Patient Safety

    • Works with the Codonics™ Safe Label System™ (SLS) to help reduce the three most common medication errors made in the OR: vial/ampoule swaps, mislabeling, and syringe swaps

    Supports Anesthesia Provider Workflow

    • Unique breakaway bar enables access to emergency medications.
    • Provides fast yet secure fingerprint access.  
    • Quick medication removal; no interaction with keyboard or screen required.
    • Eliminates the need for tackle boxes, backpacks, or fanny packs.

    Supports Pharmacy and Compliance Needs

    • Secures controlled substances 24/7.
    • Tracks inventory usage and expiration dates.
    • Offers multiple reporting formats to support regulatory inspections; reports can be automated and emailed.
    • Enables accurate placement of items during restock with SafetyStock® feature.
    • Simplifies recordkeeping to more easily resolve discrepancies.

    Anesthesia Workstation Features Video

    Flexible Configurations and Advanced Technology

    • Two form factors available, Anesthesia Workstation and Anesthesia TT Tabletop, both with a 15" color touch screen.
    • Configurable software to meet anesthesia provider preferences and hospital policies.
    • Shares database with Omnicell medication dispensing cabinet system – consistent medication formulary.
    • Robust technology from Microsoft and Intel for superior performance.

    Patient Safety and Compliance 

    • Allergy alerts and drug reference information help prevent medication errors.
    • Compatible with Codonics SLS 500i Safe Label System to support compliance with Joint Commission, ISO, ASTM, and ASA medication labeling recommendations. 

    Combine Anesthesia Workstation With Codonics Safe Label System to Help Prevent Errors

    Codonics SLS Integrates with Anesthesia WorkstationThe Codonics SLS 500i Safe Label System improves the safety and accuracy of medication management. It uses bar code technology to provide visual and audible confirmations and helps eliminate mislabeling errors by providing the anesthesiologist with a full-color, Joint Commission-compliant label.

    • Helps reduce the three most common medication errors made in the OR: vial/ampoule swaps, mislabeling, and syringe swaps
    • Meets regulatory requirements for labeling medications in the OR
    • Eliminates need to handwrite labels
    • Integration Creates Leaner Workflow

      Interoperability between the Anesthesia Workstation and Safe Label System saves steps for anesthesia providers—critical in high pressure OR environments.

      Single Sign-On/Sign-Off—Login by biometric ID or other methods simultaneously provides access to the Anesthesia Workstation and Safe Label System. Logging off automatically restricts access to both systems.

      Single Scan—After scanning a vial or ampoule on the Safe Label System, a label is printed and the medication information is sent to the Anesthesia Workstation, decrementing the inventory and capturing the appropriate patient charge.  There is no need to scan the item twice.

      Codonics SLS label