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Automated Dispensing Cabinets
Considered the most important pharmacy technology used today, automated dispensing cabinets play a critical role in medication safety and nurse efficiency.
It’s the ongoing dilemma. Anesthesia providers need instant access to medications, but pharmacy wants tighter control. With Omnicell medication workstations designed for the operating room you can have both.
Disparate healthcare systems create disjointed workflow and extra steps for caregivers. In order to increase efficiency and prevent errors, healthcare providers increasingly need interoperability between systems.
Deborah Pasko, PharmD, MHA, Director of Performance Center Optimization & Services at Omnicell
As inpatient drug spend continues to outpace payer reimbursement, health systems need to have better insight into the impact of medication usage on the total cost of care. Deb discusses and reviews ways to understand the impact of medication use on patient outcomes. Areas highlighted include evaluating medication efficacy in specific patient populations, monitoring and tracking trends among prescribers of ‘high risk’ and ‘high cost’ medications, and leveraging comparative analysis within a health system or across a similar health system.
This podcast episode is a teleconference recording, courtesy of the Scottsdale Institute.