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OMNICELL<br />GROUP 2 PROJECT<br />           BY<br />TANYA JONES<br />
Omnicell<br />Automatic medication  and supply dispensing system<br />
OMNICELL  OVERVIEW<br />Ensures patient safety by reducing medication mistakes<br />        Helps to monitor and control d...
OVERVIEW   CONTINUED<br />Pharmacy personnel no longer need to perform cart stocking and redundant restocking<br />Immedia...
                  FEATURES<br />Data that captures transactions of items that can be traced 24 hours a day<br />Secure con...
MORE FEATURES<br />Allow restock levels to be calculated automatically to prevent missed doses and errors<br />Billing err...
Policies and Procedures<br />Limited access only by Pharmacy and Nursing personnel<br />Requires authorized access with a ...
Policies continued<br />Controlled Substances<br />Non Controlled Substances <br />Medication that is wasted or returned m...
Challenges<br />Cabinets can’t always contain all the patients medication  which may require medication to be stored in an...
                     Conclusion<br />Omnicell application provides efficiencies in medication management and is built to p...
Reference<br /><ul><li> Pharmacist, Lead Pharmacist. (2008, June 5). Methodist Hospital Policy and Procedure. Omnicell . M...
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Omnicell presentation for nursing informatics

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Omnicell presentation for nursing informatics

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

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