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Oct 01, 2015

Advanced automation system drives lab efficiency while optimizing use of staff time

Following the trend in the US, pressure is mounting on big European hospital labs to consolidate their operations and boost workflow performances while at the same time making better use of their staff. The Aptio Automation system from Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics goes a long way to fulfill these objectives.

Jul 04, 2014
A Ferrari in the Lab
The Santa Casa Hospital in Porto Alegre, Brazil, is one of South America’s leading hospitals. Lab director Dr. Carlos Franco Voegeli uses innovative technology to increase significantly the lab’s speed, performance, and precision.

Jun 01, 2014
Laboratory automation
The CentraLink System version for 2015 supports paperless workflow and embraces the multi-disciplined approach by bringing together haematology, chemistry, and IA analytics.

Apr 01, 2014
San Bortolo Hospital Boosts Productivity with Aptio® Automation and CentraLink™ Data Management
"Laboratory in Vicenza, Italy reduces TAT, streamlines management, and boosts productivity with Aptio® Automation. "

Feb 01, 2014
Charting New Territory in Laboratory Automation
R&D: Much like adding sections of track to a model train layout, the latest laboratory automation track has the flexibility to curve around obstacles. Remote service improves uptime and efficiency by proactively diagnosing problems

Sep 01, 2013
ARUP Laboratories Transforms Workflow and Shortens Turnaround Times
The capabilities of the ADVIA® 2120i system and CentraLink, along with the lab’s process improvements, have enabled significant improvements in ARUP’s key performance measures for its Hematology Lab.

Sep 01, 2013
NHS Tayside Realizes Vision through Siemens' Aptio Automation
Aptio Automation revolutionizes adaptability with cross-disciplinary tests along the Aptio track, enabling faster, more-comprehensive results reporting with less human intervention.

Mar 01, 2013
Carlos Haya Hospital gains peak efficiency through Aptio Automation with CentraLinkData Management
Spain's Carlos Haya Hospital gains peak efficiency through Aptio Automation with CentraLink, doubling tubes/hour while reducing 12 FTEs.

Aug 01, 2012
Achieving Quality Care, Cost-Efficiency, and Staff Satisfaction at Swedish Covenant Hospital
Combination of four features with CentraLink™ Data Management System — customizable review ranges, delta checking, QC, and instrument flagging—makes autoverification more powerful, and makes sure results pass all of the established criteria.

Mar 01, 2012
Patient care and accreditation with the RAPIDComm 4.0 Data Management System
At London’s 900 bed Royal Free Hampstead National Health Service (NHS) Trust, RAPIDComm 4.0 provides connectivity to blood gas, urine chemistry, and diabetes care analyzers. Provide POC coordinators with real-time oversight from a single location.

Sep 01, 2011
Gain efficiency with advanced blood gas connectivity
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.

Aug 01, 2011
Faster bilirubin results allow rapid patient treatment at St. Michael's Neonatal ICU
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.

Aug 01, 2011
Partnering for Better Pregnancy and Blood Gas Testing
An NHS 1600 bed hospital system uses RAPIDComm Data Management System to help its POC partners reduce clinical incidents, ensure quality, and improve productivity in critical care testing. A single interface manages pregnancy and blood gas testing.

Apr 01, 2011
Rapid, reliable results help enhance patient care in a rural hospital
A North Carolina 110 bed public hospital reduced turnaround time by 50 percent for critical IA assays with LOCI on an integrated system.

Feb 01, 2011
Providing Effective Blood Gas Testing and Data Management at Memorial University Medical Center
A 535 bed Georgia hospital uses RAPIDLab analyzers with RAPIDComm interface to provide an all-inclusive test menu, facilitate patient identification at the bedside, upload results to the electronic record and enable automatic billing upon completion.

Nov 01, 2010
Remote monitoring and proactive service minimizes downtime and provides uninterrupted workflow
BCS XP System provides the 320 bed Lawrence and Memorial Hospital State-of-the-Art Intelligent Device Management.

Aug 01, 2010
New Diagnostics Solutions Enhance Laboratory Productivity
At the U.K.'s University Hospitals of Leicester and Friarage Hospital, ADVIA CentraLink with ADVIA® LabCell® Automation Solution and VersaCell® System improves access to audit trail data, faster throughput, reduced errors, and greater efficiency.

Jan 01, 2009
Achieving a six-fold increase in revenue without adding staff
Annual billings soar 554 percent after White Plains Hospital Center implements the ADVIA® Workcell® Automation Solution with CentraLink® while aliquoting was reduced by more than 94 percent.

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