Omnicell, Inc., has earned top honors in three categories in the 2016 Best
in KLAS: Medical Equipment report, including the prestigious 2016 Best in
KLAS Automated Dispensing Cabinet designation for its OmniRx® medication
dispensing system. This award marks the 11(th) consecutive year that
Omnicell has been recognized as the top vendor for Automated Medication
Dispensing Cabinets by KLAS, an independent healthcare research firm,
which uses ratings from thousands of healthcare providers to determine
the top-performing technology vendors.
In addition to the 2016 Best in KLAS achievement, Omnicell was showcased
in the Notable Performance Section of the Report as the highest scoring
pharmacy automation vendor in the Pharmacy Automation Equipment Rankings.
The following Omnicell solutions also received top honors for Pharmacy
-- WorkflowRx(TM) Carousel received the Category Leader distinction
seventh year running for Pharmacy Automation: Medication
WorkflowRx Carousel increases productivity and reduces costs in
central pharmacy by providing greater control and tracking of
medications, improved dispensing accuracy, and dynamic reordering
-- ROBOT-Rx® was named Category Leader for Pharmacy Automation:
(Oral Solid). ROBOT-Rx is a robotic medication dispensing
increases efficiency and accuracy in the central pharmacy.
or more of a hospital's daily medication volume, ROBOT-Rx helps to
prevent medication errors, reduces pharmacy labor, and lowers
inventory. This product was part of the recent acquisition of
broadens Omnicell's pharmacy offerings. Omnicell's (Aesynt's)
solutions have been awarded Category Leader for 4 straight years.
Earlier in 2016 Omnicell was evaluated in another KLAS performance
report, Pharmacy 2016: Are You Partnered to Reduce Costs? This report
looked at the initiatives that hospital C-levels and pharmacy directors
are implementing and vendors they are partnering with to position
themselves for value-based care. Of those surveyed, 96% responded they
would buy Omnicell automated dispensing cabinets again, 99% of
respondents said Omnicell keeps all promises and 94% stated that Omnicell
cabinets have needed functionality.
"We believe the latest Best in KLAS report once again demonstrates that
Omnicell is the vendor of choice for hospitals and health systems," said
Randall A. Lipps, founder, chairman, president and CEO of Omnicell.
"Knowing that users of our products have expressed such confidence in
Omnicell continuously inspires us to do even better for them by providing
a superior customer experience."
"As healthcare continues to evolve, it is imperative that we seek
innovation and constantly address the needs of a shifting market. The
Best in KLAS and Category Leader winners are the ones making the greatest
strides within their market segments," said Adam Gale, CEO and president
of KLAS. "We also commend all the vendors who strive to improve their
products and services in order to provide the best possible healthcare."