RAPIDPoint® 500e Blood Gas System
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RAPIDPoint® 500e Blood Gas System from Siemens Healthineers
RAPIDPoint® 500e Blood Gas System
 
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The RAPIDPoint® 500e System elevates Siemens Healthineers blood gas offering to a new level, allowing you to spend more time focused on patient care. Implement a proven end-to-end blood gas solution that reduces the daily burden of device management and enables you to give your full care and attention where it matters most.

With an improved user experience, the analyzer transforms care delivery, setting an elevated standard in simplicity, quality assurance, and data security for healthcare organizations.

Transforming Care Delivery with the RAPIDPoint 500e Blood Gas System

Transforming Care Delivery with the RAPIDPoint 500e Blood Gas System

Enabling you to deliver high-value care.
Simple Touchscreen Interface

Simple Touchscreen Interface

With a refreshed user interface and easily accessible icons, generate results in 60 seconds with one-touch analyzer operation.
Integrated 1D/2D Barcode Scanner

Integrated 1D/2D Barcode Scanner

Streamline workflow and minimize the risk of transcription errors with fast, error-free capture of patient data using an integrated 1D/2D barcode scanner.
Standardized Sampling Procedure Eliminates the Need for Adapters

Standardized Sampling Procedure Eliminates the Need for Adapters

The universal, self-cleaning sample port requires only one sampling procedure, regardless of the syringe or capillary type and manufacturer.
Maximize Analyzer Uptime

Maximize Analyzer Uptime

Replacing a measurement cartridge, which includes a new sensor module and sample probe, takes approximately 24 minutes. 28-day cartridge use life increases the system’s availability.

Features & Benefits

To give you confidence in every result while reducing the time to diagnosis and treatment, the RAPIDPoint 500e system provides robust accuracy from sample to sample by leveraging the Siemens Healthineers-designed Integri-sense™ Technology—the guardian of patient results. Integri-sense Technology is a comprehensive series of analyzer functional checks and flagging mechanisms designed to deliver accurate test results. It performs frequent quality and blood integrity checks before, during, and after every patient sample. Three levels of independent automatic quality control, multiple calibration routines, and advanced software algorithms combine to enable the RAPIDPoint 500e analyzer to be ready to generate reliable and clinically actionable test results each and every time.

Depend on the RAPIDPoint 500e system to raise the bar in blood gas IT security at your facility with the latest defenses to guard confidential patient data coupled with the leading built-in technology to protect your institution from external cybersecurity threats. The WINDOWS 10 operating system has been equipped with McAfee embedded anti-malware, which blocks unknown and unauthorized programs from running. Other key security advantages include a two-step authentication process, an encrypted password requirement for patient data transfer, and the inclusion of a firewall to block hacking attempts.

This user-friendly and maintenance-free analyzer provides the patient results most needed by clinicians in critical care environments. The simplicity of the RAPIDPoint 500e system centers on the fact that it is a fully cartridge-based analyzer, with no maintenance required. The measurement cartridge includes the planar sensors, sample probe, and CO-ox chamber, so all these components are replaced with every new cartridge.

One of the unique features of the RAPIDPoint 500e system is the sample port. Syringe and capillary samples are handled in exactly the same way, and operator variability is eliminated with hands-free automatic sampling. Only 100 µL of sample is aspirated, and the sample port is part of the advanced clot management and air bubble detection mechanism.

 

Assays

ParametersAnalyte
Blood GaspH
pCO2
pO2
ElectrolytesNa+
K+
Ca++
CI-
MetabolitesGlucose
Lactate
CO-oximetrytHb
sO2
O2Hb
HHb
COHb
MetHb
Neonatal Total Bilirubin

The RAPIDPoint 500e system also supports additional sample types: pleural fluid pH, Na+, K+, Ca++, Cl-, pH, pCO2, and HCO-3(act) for dialysate fluid samples.

pH, pCO2, and HCO-3(act) are provided for reference only.
Not available for sale in the U.S. Product availability varies by country.

Technical Specifications

Sample Size 
Sample volume100 µL
  
Analysis 
Time to resultsApproximately 60 seconds
  
Quality Control 
 Automatic QC or ampule QC
Three levels of independent quality control solutions
Customizable QC schedule
  
Measurement Cartridge 
Cartridge initialization timeApproximately 24 minutes
Use life28 days onboard, or maximum number of tests
  
 Integrated Barcode Scanner 
1D barcode symbologies Code 128, Codabar, Code 39, Character/Digit, Interleaved 2 of 5
2D barcode symbologiesPDF47, MicroPDF417, Datamatrix, QR Code, Micro QR Code, Aztec, and Maxicode
  
Operating System 
MICROSOFT WINDOWS 10 IoT 
  
Communications 
 LIS
Wireless
Dual-port transmission via Ethernet and serial port
POCcelerator™ Data Management System
POCcelerator SE Data Management System

 


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Product availability may vary from country to country and is subject to varying regulatory requirements. Please contact your local representative for availability.