Omnicell Launches National Nurses Week Promotion

$1,000 donation to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

May 06, 2009


In honor of National Nurses Week, May 6-12, Omnicell, Inc., (NASDAQ:OMCL), a leading provider of system solutions to acute healthcare facilities, today announced a special promotion designed to express thanks and appreciation to the 2.9 million registered nurses in the United States for their dedication and commitment to enhancing patient safety.

“This year’s National Nurses Week theme of ‘Building a Healthy America’ is closely aligned with our own company values and objectives,” said Randall A. Lipps, president and chief executive officer, Omnicell, Inc. “Omnicell supports nurses and health organizations in their work to build an American health system that is both more efficient and safer through our automated medication and supply solutions.”

The prize for eligible participants in Omnicell’s National Nurses Week promotion is a $1,000 donation to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation in the winner’s name. The three prize winners will be notified on Friday, May 15. Nurses can register on the Omnicell Website now through May 12, 2008. There is no cost to register.

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.