MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc . (NASDAQ: OMCL ), a leading provider of medication and supply management solutions and analytics software for healthcare facilities, today announced the leading research firm, KLAS, has recognized Omnicell OmniRx ® automated dispensing system as the recipient of its 2011 "Best in KLAS" award for Automated Medication Dispensing Units for large hospitals with more than 200 beds category. Omnicell was also awarded with Category Leader for OmniRx for hospitals under 200 beds. This is the sixth consecutive year OmniRx has received the KLAS ranking as Category Leader and the second consecutive year OmniRx has been recognized as Best in KLAS.
Omnicell was also awarded with Category Leader for Pharmacy Automation: Medication Carousels for Omnicell's WorkflowRx ™ Carousel for the second consecutive year and Category Leader in the new Anesthesia Cabinets award category for Omnicell's Anesthesia Workstation ™.
The "Best in KLAS" award recognizes top-ranked medical equipment companies as rated by healthcare providers, measuring vendor performance in market segments that have broad organizational impact for hospitals and clinics. The 2011 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure Report marks the second consecutive year that Omnicell's OmniRx was awarded "Best in KLAS". Previous winners in this segment received Category Leader awards.
"The 'Best in KLAS' recognition—which indicates leadership in working with customers to r