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Omnicell presentation for nursing informatics Omnicell presentation for nursing informatics Presentation Transcript

  • OMNICELL
    GROUP 2 PROJECT
    BY
    TANYA JONES
  • Omnicell
    Automatic medication and supply dispensing system
  • OMNICELL OVERVIEW
    Ensures patient safety by reducing medication mistakes
    Helps to monitor and control distribution of medication
    Helps to comply with The Joint Commission and other regulatory standards
    Improve patient care by reducing nursing administrative time
  • OVERVIEW CONTINUED
    Pharmacy personnel no longer need to perform cart stocking and redundant restocking
    Immediate availability of new medication orders and commonly used medication can be pre stocked
  • FEATURES
    Data that captures transactions of items that can be traced 24 hours a day
    Secure controlled access
  • MORE FEATURES
    Allow restock levels to be calculated automatically to prevent missed doses and errors
    Billing errors are minimized
  • Policies and Procedures
    Limited access only by Pharmacy and Nursing personnel
    Requires authorized access with a assigned password
    Pharmacy it to be notified with any problems with the Omnicell
    Pharmacy is responsible to refill and check the refrigerator daily
  • Policies continued
    Controlled Substances
    Non Controlled Substances
    Medication that is wasted or returned must be witnessed
    Remaining medication requires a manual count
    Does not require a manual count
    Can be returned to the Omnicell system as long as the medication has not been opened or tampered with.
  • Challenges
    Cabinets can’t always contain all the patients medication which may require medication to be stored in another location
    System failures which may cause locked access
    Medication that is restocked can be placed in wrong cabinets
  • Conclusion
    Omnicell application provides efficiencies in medication management and is built to perform with the goal of patient safety and staff efficiency…………..
  • Reference
    • Pharmacist, Lead Pharmacist. (2008, June 5). Methodist Hospital Policy and Procedure. Omnicell . Merrillville, IN. 
    • “PRNewswire-First Call “Pharmacy Purchasing & Products, 2008; 5(12).
    •  Omnicell. (2010). Retrieved April 26, 2011, from http://www.omnicell.com/Pages/Home.aspx.
    •  OmnicellCase Studies. (2010). Retrieved April 30, 2011 from http://www.omnicell.com/casestudies