Bellwether League class of 2014 announced
August 11, 2014
Mountain View, Calif.
Omnicell Inc., (NASDAQ:OMCL), today announced that President, Chairman and CEO Randall Lipps has been elected to the Bellwether League hall of fame as a member of the 2014 class. The Bellwether League hall of fame honors health care supply chain innovators, pioneers, and visionaries for their life long contributions to the industry. Mr. Lipps has dedicated the past 22 years building one of the most respected health care companies in the U.S. Omnicell is devoted to medication and supply chain automation in both the acute and non-acute care settings, helping to improve workflow efficiency and improve patient care. Bellwether Class of 2014 Honorees will be formally inducted at the 7th Annual Honoree Induction Dinner Event October 6 in Chicago.
Founded in 2007, the Bellwether League honors men and women who have demonstrated significant leadership in, influence on and contributions to the supply chain from health care providers, health care product manufacturers and distributors, group purchasing organizations, consulting forms and educational institutions. The Bellwether League Inc. is funded by six Founding and Platinum Sponsors, including Kimberly-Clark Health Care, Hospira, McKesson, MedAssets, Owens & Minor and Premier Purchasing Partners.
“To be recognized by this prestigious organization with induction into their Hall of Fame is a testament to the people I work with, all of whom share a common mission of doing everything possible to improve and ensure the best care for patients,” said Randall Lipps, president, chairman and CEO of Omnicell. “I am grateful and honored to be joining this year’s class of inductees and to be associated with existing members who have paved the way for improving patient care through supply innovation.”
Bellwether League Inc. is a non-membership, non-stock, not-for-profit organization that identifies and honors individuals who have demonstrated significant leadership in and influence on the healthcare supply chain. Bellwether League Inc. selects individuals to be publicly recognized and recorded in print and online media for their contributions in improving all segments of the healthcare supply chain, anecdotally profiling the individuals, their achievements and accomplishments, innovations, philosophy and vision as part of an industry "hall of fame" to perpetuate excellence in the field.
Since 1992, Omnicell (NASDAQ: OMCL) has been creating new efficiencies to improve patient care, anywhere it is delivered. Omnicell is a leading supplier of comprehensive automation and business analytics software for patient-centric medication and supply management across the entire health care continuum—from the acute care hospital setting to post-acute skilled nursing and long-term care facilities to the home.
More than 2,800 customers worldwide have utilized Omnicell Automation and Analytics solutions to increase operational efficiency, reduce errors, deliver actionable intelligence and improve patient safety. Omnicell Medication Adherence solutions, including its MTS Medication Technologies brand, provide innovative medication adherence packaging solutions to help reduce costly hospital readmissions. In addition, these solutions enable approximately 6,000 institutional and retail pharmacies worldwide to maintain high accuracy and quality standards in medication dispensing and administration while optimizing productivity and controlling costs.