Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Extends Partnership with Omnicell to Digitize and Automate Medication Management
New central distribution center incorporates automation solutions designed to help enhance quality and safety across existing and newly acquired facilities
Medical errors are reported to be the third leading cause of death in America.1 Spartanburg Regional is the latest health system to partner with
Spartanburg Regional is planning to launch a centralized distribution center as the main hub for pharmacy supply chain management. Central to operations in the new center will be Omnicell’s XR2 Automated Central Pharmacy System, a robotic system designed to automate critical workflows to maximize inventory control, help improve efficiency and increase medication safety.
The health system will also have the ability to better utilize health data analytics through
“With the rising cost and complexity of managing medications across our health system, we need to better understand patient utilization and the impact on total cost of care,” said
In patient care areas, Spartanburg Regional will be implementing Omnicell’s XT Series Automated Dispensing Cabinets to help improve workflow efficiency for both nursing and pharmacy, while helping to increase medication accountability and patient safety.
“By enhancing their existing automation footprint with the most current
Since 1992, Omnicell has been inspired to create safer and more efficient ways to manage medications across all care settings. As a leading provider of solutions across the continuum of care, we offer a path to fully automated medication management infrastructure, powered by a cloud data platform that supports improved patient care, fewer errors, enhanced safety, and new opportunities for growth.
Our vision for the Autonomous Pharmacy integrates a comprehensive set of solutions powered by the Omnicell Cloud Data Platform across three key areas: Automation – solutions designed to digitize and streamline workflows; Intelligence – actionable insights to better understand medication usage and improve pharmacy supply chain management; and Work – expert services that serve as an extension of pharmacy operations to support improved efficiency, regulatory compliance, and patient outcomes.
Over 5,500 facilities worldwide use Omnicell automation and analytics solutions to increase operational efficiency, reduce medication errors, deliver actionable intelligence, and improve patient safety. And more than 40,000 institutional and retail pharmacies across North America and the United Kingdom leverage Omnicell’s innovative medication adherence solutions to improve patient engagement and adherence to prescriptions, helping to reduce costly hospital readmissions.
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1 Makary, Martin, MD, MPH. “Medical error—the third leading cause of death in the US.” BMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i2139 (Published
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