Omnicell Supports Creation of Medication Management Council to Identify Best Practices for Medication in the Hospital Environment
The Top Ten Safety Best Practices list addresses medication safety standards, boils down hundreds of available guidelines, and suggests the base-level criteria that should be met for improving patient safety. Industry regulatory bodies are continuously publishing lengthy, sometimes complex, guidelines for safer medication management. Rather than create more content, the Council sought to distill the plethora of information into a list that hospitals and health systems can use to quickly assess which aspects of their medication management practices they need to improve upon and which areas may be missing altogether.
By creating a way for hospitals to easily access best practices for medication management, the Council hopes to improve error-prone medication management processes across the industry, leading to better outcomes for health care stakeholders.
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"While working as a DOP, I noticed that people often got lost in the interpretation and overabundance of safety guidelines," said
More than 3,000 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.
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