Preventing Drug Diversion & Leveraging Technology - PODCAST


This Pharmacy Podcast episode is a unique opportunity to listen in to a Thought Leadership roundtable recording sponsored by Omnicell about "Crisis Control - How to Handle Unwarranted HCP Diversion at Your Hospital".

Everyone knows diversion is a major challenge in today's health care environment, but not everyone knows how to confidently detect, manage, and prevent diversion incidents. Omnicell is proud to announce a four-part webinar series on Diversion Management with special guest Kimberly New.

Kimberly New serves as a consultant on controlled substance security and regulatory compliance to health care facilities across the country. Kim has a BS in Nursing from Wichita State University, and a JD from Washburn University School of Law. She is the President of the Tennessee Chapter of the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI), and a health care facility liaison to the NADDI Executive Board. Kim is a frequent author and national speaker on the subject of health facility diversion. She has been featured in USA Today, and has served as a guest author for the CDC Safe Healthcare blog as well at the DHHS aids.gov blog.

LISTEN TO "Preventing Drug Diversion & Leveraging Technology"

Leading CEO's 2020 Vision for Healthcare


Omnicell, a leader in medication management and patient safety solutions, engaged C-Suite Resources of Minneapolis to conduct a series of interviews of healthcare senior executives to gather insights that would be useful to Omnicell to support its strategic planning. The project included:

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Clinical projects are important to help customers understand the value of Ommnicell solutions. This past year the IMPROVE clinical study, a large single-center retrospective comparison study, was completed by Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC). It focused on the impact of a new automated dispensing system on medication distribution and administration. The study demonstrated that Omnicell systems can significantly increase nursing workflow efficiency, as evidenced by shorter time to administration for first doses and scheduled doses of antibiotics on three large patient care units: medical-surgical, orthopedic, and oncology.

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Webinar: Narcotics Handling in the Perioperative Environment


Gaining acceptance of medication automation from anesthesia providers can prove to be a challenge. Learn tips for success from a leading hospital system that deployed advanced technology in a perioperative environment.

Children's Hospital Colorado has experienced significant improvements since switching from manual medication management to Omnicell's Anesthesia Workstation™, including:

These thought leaders will share their experience in adopting and deploying leading technology, as well as discuss improvements realized in clinical practice and workflow.

Webinar Key Learning Objectives:

Lean Thinking in the Pharmacy and the Role of Omnicell Technology


Lean thinking has been shown to save time, reduce errors, decrease costs, and improve patient satisfaction in health care settings. Lean Thinking in the Pharmacy and the Role of Omnicell Technology reviews lean concepts and explores how pharmacy automation complements lean thinking and supports the lean pharmacy.