Great River Medical Center

Overview Challenge Solutions Benefits

Great River Health Systems, a regional provider of healthcare, sought a better solution for medication management. To improve efficiency and patient care, its hospital replaced manual processes and upgraded its distribution platform with a connected system from Microsoft and Omnicell based on Windows Embedded. As a result, Great River has reduced delivery time of patient medication from 1.5 hours to 30 minutes, cut $400,000 in inventory costs, and expects rapid ROI and ongoing annual savings of $300,000.

Benefits at a glance

  • Reduces medication delivery time from 1.5 hours to 30 minutes
  • Cut pharmacy stocktaking costs by US$400,000
  • ROI in 2 years
  • Annual savings of $300,000
  • Reduces patient readmission costs

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