Omnicell Showcases Portfolio of Award-Winning Medication Management Solutions at Annual ASHP Summer Meeting

Matthew J. Kelm, Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer at Duke University Hospital, Hosts Q&A Session on Delivering Safer, More Efficient Ways to Manage Medications

June 01, 2017

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.

Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL) a leading provider of medication and supply management solutions and adherence tools for healthcare systems and pharmacies, today announced it will be showcasing a broad range of products to support efficient medication management and safety at this year’s American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 2017 Summer Meeting, to be held in Minneapolis from June 3-7.

In addition to displaying a broad range of solutions, Omnicell will host a Q&A session with Matthew J. Kelm, PharmD, MHA, Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer - Inpatient Pharmacy Services at Duke University Hospital at its booth on Tuesday June 6, from 11:30 am- 1:00 pm CT. Dr. Kelm will be there to answer questions about Duke’s success in implementing Omnicell® XT Automated Dispensing Cabinets.

“Partnering with Omnicell in the development of the new XT cabinet gave our team an in-depth opportunity to understand and appreciate the many enhancements the new platform offers, many of which improve workflow efficiency and medication accountability,” Dr. Kelm said.

Omnicell’s medication and supply management solutions promote safe, secure, and efficient operations, whether for a large health system or critical access hospital. Omnicell technology is designed to streamline workflow for frontline care teams as well as increase patient safety and satisfaction—ultimately contributing to the healthcare institution’s bottom line.

A broad range of Omnicell solutions will be on display at booth #631, including:

  • XT Automated Dispensing Cabinets, which feature state-of-the-art hardware technology, brighter Guiding Lights for guiding users to selected medications, and 50% more capacity compared with similar units on the market to help optimize inventory and minimize stockouts. The new generation Controlled Substance Dispenser provides automated single-dose dispensing to help prevent drug diversion while virtually eliminating the need for narcotic countbacks.

  • IV Automation, robotic and workflow sterile compounding solutions designed to enhance patient safety, dose accuracy, and compliance while reducing costs.

  • Performance Center, a unique approach that combines enterprise software solutions with ongoing expert services to proactively monitor pharmacy operations and recommend actionable insights for improved operational efficiency, regulatory compliance and patient outcomes.

  • Omnicell Analytics, a web-based diversion analytics tool that streamlines the process of managing potential drug diversion across a health system.

  • Central Pharmacy Manager, software that provides real-time inventory data, tracks usage, and helps optimize inventory levels to better coordinate the flow of medications.

“We are proud to showcase our advanced medication and supply management solutions at ASHP Summer and further collaborate with our pharmacy partners and their colleagues,” said Joe Lynch, vice president, Marketing at Omnicell. “As we continue to build on our relationships with our partners, we are pleased to have Dr. Kelm from Duke University Hospital available to answer questions about how Omnicell is impacting their hospital operations and how the XT cabinets have transformed their approach to medication management.”