Wellmont Health Systems, a leading provider of healthcare services for Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia via a network of hospitals, declared its partnership with Omnicell Inc., a global leader in automation solutions for patient safety and operational efficiency in healthcare industries.
The contract is to incorporate Omnicell’ automated medication cabinets, anesthesia workstations and leading software solutions such as SinglePointe in seven of Wellmont hospitals – Bristol Regional Medical Center, Holston Valley Medical Center, Hawkins County Memorial Hospital, Hancock County Hospital, Mountain View Regional Medical Center, Lonesome Pine Hospital and Lee Regional Medical Center.
SinglePointe is an automated solution that enables stocking and tracking of medicines and is capable of minimizing the threat of medication errors. It also reduces complexities in patient-specific drug management, thereby notably boosting pharmaceutical and nursing efficiency.
Brent Petty, Corporate Director - Supply Chain, Wellmont Health System, said that Omnicell’s proprietary safety-first solutions can be easily incorporated into the existing infrastructure of Wellmont. Christopher Drew, senior vice president of Omnicell, represented his company in announcing this partnership.