MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omnicell, Inc. (Nasdaq: OMCL ), a leading provider of system solutions to acute healthcare facilities, today announced that KLAS, a prestigious healthcare research firm, has named Omnicell's OmniRx® automated dispensing system the recipient of its 2010 Best in KLAS award for Automated Medication Dispensing Units for large hospitals with more than 200 beds. The "Best in KLAS" ranking is given to the vendor scoring the highest position in its category and is a special recognition for vendors in market segments that have the broadest organizational impact for hospitals and clinics. Additionally, Omnicell was awarded Category Leader for OmniRx for hospitals under 200 beds as well as Category Leader for Pharmacy Automation Medication Carousels for its WorkflowRx™ and carousel.
The 2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical Equipment marks the fifth consecutive year that Omnicell has received the top KLAS ranking for OmniRx. This is the first year that the Automated Medication Dispensing Cabinets (over 200 beds) market segment winner has been awarded the "Best in KLAS." Previously, winners in this segment received Category Leader awards.
"A major investment in medical equipment – whether for diagnostic imaging, pharmacy automation or another vital area – is a significant, often costly, endeavor for any healthcare organization," said KLAS President Adam Gale. "This annual report, recognizing medical equipment vendors that have shown a unique dedication to their customers, is intended to help providers wade through all the options and identify vendors and solutions that are the best fit for