MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL), a leading provider of medication and supply management solutions and analytics software for healthcare facilities, today announced the leading research firm, KLAS, has recognized the Omnicell OmniRx® automated dispensing system as the recipient of its 2012 "Best in KLAS" award for Automated Medication Dispensing Units. This is the seventh consecutive year OmniRx received the KLAS ranking as the leader in the automated dispensing system market segment.
Omnicell was also awarded with Category Leader for Pharmacy Automation: Medication Carousels for Omnicell's WorkflowRx™ Carousel for the third consecutive year.
The "Best in KLAS" award recognizes top-ranked medical equipment companies as rated by healthcare providers, measuring vendor performance in areas such as product quality, implementation and satisfaction. The 2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure report marks the third consecutive year that Omnicell's OmniRx was awarded "Best in KLAS." Since 2006, KLAS has awarded the top distinction in the automated medication dispensing category to OmniRx.
"KLAS is committed to helping healthcare providers make decisions based on candid peer feedback," said Adam Gale, president of KLAS. "Best in KLAS rankings mark those vendors who best keep their promises in their market segments by offering a combination of superior products, strong service and high customer value. We hope these ratings continue to help providers find transparency from their vendors in making purchasing decisions."Omnicell's OmniRx is an automated medication dispensing system that helps hospitals address ever-changing healthcare regulations and is designed to increase patient safety and workflow efficiency. In the KLAS "Buy Again" category, 93 percent of hospital executives indicated that they would purchase Omnicell's medication dispensing cabinets again. Omnicell's WorkflowRx Carousel is designed to increase productivity and reduce costs in the central pharmacy to provide greater control and tracking of medications, improved dispensing accuracy and dynamic reordering of all pharmacy stock. The WorkflowRx Carousel received the highest overall score among medication carousels for satisfaction with product uptime.