RAPIDComm Data Management System helps Ireland’s largest teaching hospital achieve uniform POCT compliance
Learn more about why the Stratus CS Acute Care System is now the analyzer of choice for all laboratory cardiac troponin I testing at the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula.
Client: Addenbrooke’s Hospital
Location: Cambridge, UK
Products: Stratus® CS 200 Acute Care™ Diagnostic System*
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Products: Stratus® CS 200 Acute Care™ Diagnostic System
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.
Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Products: DCA Vantage® HbA1c Diabetes Care Analyzer
Pediatrician Dr. Henk-Jan Aanstoot is fighting the rising tide of diabetes in children in the Netherlands with an innovative care-and-treatment program that is reducing long-term blood sugar levels in young diabetics and the need for hospital visits.
Client: Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust
Location: London, UK
Products: RAPIDLab® 1200; RAPIDPoint® 400 and 500 Blood Gas Analyzers; CLINITEK Status® Connect Urine Analyzer; DCA Vantage® HbA1c Diabetes Care Analyzer; RAPIDComm® Data Management System
The need to demonstrate compliance across a range of POC testing services was a major driver behind the Royal Free’s decision to upgrade to version 4.0 of Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics’ RAPIDComm® Data Management System.
The physician assistant and the physician have the HbA1c results ready when the patient is in the room. The immediacy of providing feedback while the patient is still in the office is a significant advantage.
Client: Metabolic Disease Associates
Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Products: DCA Vantage® Analyzer
Metabolic Disease Associates went back to the DCA Vantage Analyzer two years ago, and the three DCA Vantage Analyzers have been running smoothly.
Client: St. Michaels's Hospital
Location: England, UK
Products: RAPIDLab® 1265 Blood Gas Analyzer
Staff at St. Michael’s Hospital are now able to obtain bilirubin test results in 60 seconds using the RAPIDLab® 1265 Blood Gas Analyzer, enabling appropriate care at the earliest opportunity for critically ill babies.
A 500 bed NHS hospital uses RAPIDLab blood gas analyzers linked by RAPIDComm to reduce manual maintenance. The software monitors that all is well and undertakes problem-solving processes if required.
Thee hospital implemented Stratus® CS Acute Care Diagnostic Systems in the ED, saving time. With its hsTn test, proximity at the point of emergency patient care, and quick TAT, the protocol translated into meaningful results for patients
Client: Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location: England, UK
Products: RAPIDLab® 1200 Blood Gas System, CLINITEK Status® Connect Analyzer, and RAPIDComm® Data Management System
Warrington Hospital was one of the first hospitals in the UK to the RAPIDLab® 1200 Blood Gas Analyzers and the RAPIDComm® v3.0 Data Management System. Most recently, it has installed CLINITEK Status® Connect systems as well.
Staff in the neonatal ICU at NHS St. Michael’s Hospital, Bristol, are now able to obtain bilirubin test results in 60 seconds using the RAPIDLab® 1265 Blood Gas analyzer.
Client: NHS Lanarkshire Hospitals
Location: Scotland, UK
Products: RAPIDLab® 1200 and RAPIDPoint® 400 Blood Gas Analyzers, CLINITEK Status® Connect and Status+ Urine Analyzers, RAPIDComm® Data Management System
Pioneering pregnancy testing in the UK on a CLINITEK Status® Connect urinalysis system, interfaced to the RAPIDComm* Data Management System, and then interfaced to the hospital’s Laboratory information system.
Client: Hennepin County Medical Center
Location: Minneapolis, MN, USA
Products: Stratus® CS Acute Care™ Diagnostics System and the high sensitivity troponin I method
Appropriate deployment of technology can significantly decrease hospital spending. For those tested by the Stratus CS System, boarding costs were reduced by 21%, pharmacy costs by 28%,lab costs by 22% and cardiac procedural costs by 14%.