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February 05, 2014

Infirmary Health Chooses Omnicell to Offer Automated Medication Management Solutions

Infirmary Health, a nongovernmental, not-for-profit healthcare system in Alabama, has selected Omnicell to provide automated medication management solutions in its three acute care hospitals – Thomas Hospital, Mobile Infirmary and North Baldwin Infirmary. These medication management solutions will equip Infirmary Health pharmacists and nurses with standardized automated medication systems designed to improve workflow, increase patient safety and enable nurses to spend more time with patients.

Lee Ann Cain, executive director pharmacy and lab services at Infirmary Health said in a statement, “Infirmary Health is committed to providing the best possible care to our patients, and we performed a thorough review of all competitive medication automation systems to determine which vendor could best provide state-of-the-art solutions to meet our rigorous patient safety standards.

Omnicell is a supplier of comprehensive automation and business analytics software for patient-centric medication in health care sector.

Infirmary Health offers high quality, comprehensive treatment and accessible health services in its region.

With a new medication automation system, Infirmary Health System can get the Unity platform with multi-site capabilities driven from a centralized server. This allows the management of the ADCs used across all three facilities in their central pharmacy, operating rooms and nursing units via a single database. This integration is developed and designed to decrease the need for duplicate data entry, reduce the chance for errors, and improve the accuracy with which medications are tracked throughout the health system.

Cain added in a statement, “Medication management is essential to patient management, and we believe the integrated suite of products on the Omnicell Unity platform will help us achieve our medication goals now and in the future.”

The Omnicell solutions selected by Infirmary Health include OmniRx automated medication dispensing cabinets, Anywhere RN™ remote medication management software, Anesthesia Workstation, SinglePointe patient medication management software and Controlled Substance Management System. 

Edited by Cassandra Tucker

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