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November 17, 2015

KLAS Names Omnicell as the Top Automated Medication Dispensing Unit Vendor for the 10th Consecutive Year

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL) has earned top honors in three categories in the KLAS 2015 Medical Equipment Report*. Omnicell has achieved recognition as the top vendor for Automated Medication Dispensing Units for 10 consecutive years, demonstrating a decade of unmatched customer satisfaction. KLAS, an independent health care research firm, uses ratings from thousands of health care providers to determine the top-performing technology vendors. As noted in the 2015 Best In KLAS: Medical Equipment Report section on automated medication dispensing cabinets, "Omnicell continues the trend of leading this category in overall customer satisfaction, with clients praising the reliability and value of the OmniRx units."

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Omnicell was named top overall pharmacy automation vendor in the Pharmacy Automation Equipment Rankings. Omnicell has now earned this distinction for each of the three years since KLAS began issuing this award. Omnicell products also received the following awards in the Pharmacy Automation Equipment categories:

  • OmniRx® Automated Medication Dispensing System received the prestigious Best in KLAS award reserved for top performing technology vendors for Automated Dispensing Units. Every year since 2006, Omnicell has received the top award in this category.
  • WorkflowRx™ Carousel received the Category Leader distinction for the sixth year running in the Pharmacy Automation Medication Carousels category.
  • Omnicell'sAnesthesia Workstation received the Category Leader honor in the Anesthesia Cabinets rankings for the second consecutive year.

As stated in the 2015 Best In KLAS: Medical Equipment report, "Nearly all Omnicell respondents (95%) say they would buy the product again. Most feel the OmniRx has the functionality they need and that it works the way Omnicell said it would."

The 2015 KLAS report provides detail about how each vendor performed against other vendors in the Pharmacy Automated Equipment Segment. Omnicell products were rated above average in almost all segments. No competitors' products were rated above average in any segment.

"We are honored to receive KLAS recognition for the tenth consecutive year. Knowing our users have expressed such confidence in Omnicell motivates us to work even harder over the next ten years to provide superior solutions for our customers," said Randall Lipps, chairman, president, CEO and founder, Omnicell. "Our dedication is inspired by our valued customer partners as we work together to improve health care for everyone."

About KLAS Enterprises, LLC:

KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be heard and to be counted. Working with thousands of healthcare executives and clinicians, KLAS gathers data on software, services, medical equipment, and infrastructure systems to deliver timely reports, trends, and statistical overviews. The research directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance. KLAS was founded in 1996, and their staff and advisory board average 25 years of healthcare information technology experience. For more information, go to, email, or call 1-800-920-4109 to speak with a KLAS representative. Follow KLAS on Twitter @KLASresearch.

About Omnicell

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 3,200 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 7,000 institutional and retail pharmacies worldwide to maintain high accuracy and quality standards in medication dispensing and administration while optimizing productivity and controlling costs.

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  1. All Omnicell news releases (financial, acquisitions, products, technology etc.) are issued exclusively by PR Newswire and are immediately thereafter posted on the company's external website,
  2. Omnicell, the Omnicell logo design, and OmniRx are registered trademarks of Omnicell, Inc. WorkflowRx and Anesthesia Workstation are trademarks of Omnicell, Inc.
  3. All other brand or product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

*2015 Best in KLAS: Medical Equipment 2015. © 2015 KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved.

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