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Automated Dispensing Cabinets
Considered the most important pharmacy technology used today, automated dispensing cabinets play a critical role in medication safety and nurse efficiency.
It’s the ongoing dilemma. Anesthesia providers need instant access to medications, but pharmacy wants tighter control. With Omnicell medication workstations designed for the operating room you can have both.
Disparate healthcare systems create disjointed workflow and extra steps for caregivers. In order to increase efficiency and prevent errors, healthcare providers increasingly need interoperability between systems.
Prevent Lost and Delayed Medication Orders
The OmniLinkRx™ Medication Order Management System is a software solution that automates communication between nursing and pharmacy - improving efficiency for both departments.
Lost, misplaced, and delayed medication orders result in significant rework, unnecessary phone calls, and frustration. The end result is often
Boost Productivity and Patient Safety
OmniLinkRx Medication Order Management System incorporates the latest technology, advanced viewing features, and a host of other features to help you improve patient safety while increasing the productivity of nursing and pharmacy staff.
- Nurses simply place the physician
orderinto the sending device such as a scanner, and the scanned document image is sent to the OmniLinkRx server where it is immediately viewable by pharmacy staff for order entry.
- Pharmacists can access orders remotely, enabling coverage of
- Increases staff productivity by providing more efficient medication order management process.
- Simplifies nursing-pharmacy communication, slashing time spent on the telephone.
- Reduces order entry time and time spent processing and verifying medication orders.
- Dramatically decreases paperwork burden and manual administrative tasks.
- Expedites delivery from all patient care areas to the pharmacy.
- Improves patient safety by reducing order errors.
- Provides coverage for non-24-hour pharmacies.
St. Vincent Healthcare achieved at least a 57% reduction in order entry time.1
Baylor University Medical Center achieved a 35% lower error rate.2
1 Manfull K. Reducing order entry time with a physician order management system. Pharmacy Purchasing & Products. 2006;3(9).
2 Sikri S, Sansgiry S, Sanborn M, Flinn M. Effect of a remote order scanning system on processing medication orders. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. Aug. 1, 2006:1438-1441.
- Easily coexists with your pharmacy information system and computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems.
- Runs on a standard server provided by Omnicell; users access the system via workstations using Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer.
- Integrates with Omnicell® cabinets:
- View cabinet Overrides real-time in the pharmacy to aid in monitoring.
- View responses to cabinet Dispensing Alerts real-time in the pharmacy to aid in patient safety.
- View Medication Order at the cabinet to improve efficiency.
- No need for nursing staff to change behavior when sending orders.
- Advanced viewing features: Image size can be adjusted to aid in legibility.
- Audit tracking of every user's access of each order and all annotations made to each document (for HIPAA compliance).
- Pre-defined and user-created stamps can easily be applied to any documents.
- Ability to print and e-mail documents to other users and non-users for clarification and/or quality assurance purposes.