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Apr 23, 2019

CaroMont Health Selects Omnicell's Industry-Leading Medication Management Portfolio to Help Improve Pharmacy Operations and Patient Care

Solutions Leverage Automation to Optimize Hospital Workflows, Improve Financial Performance and Enhance Patient Safety

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL) today announced that CaroMont Health, one of the leading regional healthcare providers in North Carolina, has selected Omnicell's comprehensive, industry-leading medication management platform to help enhance financial performance and operational efficiency. This includes leveraging Omnicell Performance Center to better track medication inventory and usage, as well as the addition of IVX Workflow automation to support sterile compounding in central pharmacy and XT Series Automated Dispensing Cabinets to help improve patient care on nursing floors. 

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Today's hospital pharmacists are often bogged down by manual, inefficient processes that keep them from contributing directly to patient care.  According to the American Society of Health-system Pharmacists (ASHP), 76% of a pharmacist's time is spent on non-clinical activities.1

"Leveraging automation and analytics across our system—from the central pharmacy to patient care areas—will allow us to better track medication inventory and streamline provider workflows, helping to ensure our patients are receiving the highest quality of care," said Mark Chaparro, Director of Pharmacy, CaroMont Health.

Omnicell solutions chosen by the health system include:

Omnicell® Performance Center, a cloud-based predictive intelligence suite of solutions supported by ongoing optimization services that leverages medication usage data to help improve patient and provider outcomes.

IVX Workflow, an innovative workflow solution that helps improve dose accuracy while reducing cost of sterile compounding operations.

XT Automated Medication Dispensing Cabinets, designed to improve workflow efficiency, medication accountability, and patient safety in patient care areas.

"Omnicell is proud to partner with CaroMont Health to support their medication management strategy through solutions that will optimize hospital staff time and help enhance quality of patient care," said Scott Seidelmann, executive vice president and chief commercial officer at Omnicell.  

12015 ASHP National Survey; Pharmacy Director Estimates of Staff Time

About CaroMont Health

CaroMont Health is a regional health system that provides innovative medical and wellness services. Our vast network of physician practices, urgent care, hospice and emergency facilities is anchored by CaroMont Regional Medical Center—a 435-bed, not-for-profit hospital. This nationally-recognized acute care hospital was first established in 1946. Many years and expansions later, our mission remains focused on caring for the people and communities we serve.

About Omnicell

Since 1992, Omnicell has been inspired to create safer and more efficient ways to manage medications across all care settings. As a leading provider of solutions across the continuum of care, we offer a path to fully automated medication management infrastructure, powered by a cloud data platform that supports improved patient care, fewer errors, enhanced safety, and new opportunities for growth.

Our vision for the Autonomous Pharmacy integrates a comprehensive set of solutions powered by the Omnicell Cloud Data Platform across three key areas:  Automation – solutions designed to digitize and streamline workflows; Intelligence – actionable insights to better understand medication usage and improve pharmacy supply chain management; and Work – expert services that serve as an extension of pharmacy operations to support improved efficiency, regulatory compliance, and patient outcomes.

Over 5,000 facilities worldwide use Omnicell automation and analytics solutions to increase operational efficiency, reduce medication errors, deliver actionable intelligence, and improve patient safety. And more than 40,000 institutional and retail pharmacies across North America and the United Kingdom leverage Omnicell's innovative medication adherence solutions to improve patient engagement and adherence to prescriptions, helping to reduce costly hospital readmissions.

To learn more about Omnicell and our Autonomous Pharmacy vision, please visit omnicell.com.

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Betsy Martinelli, Omnicell, Inc., (724) 741-8341, betsy.martinelli@omnicell.com; Maggie Cochran, Next Step Communications, (774) 218-1509, omnicell@nextstepcomms.com