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.
Products: Stratus® CS 200 Acute Care™ Diagnostic System
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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.
Metabolic Disease Associates went back to the DCA Vantage Analyzer two years ago, and the three DCA Vantage Analyzers have been running smoothly.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Stratus CS Acute Care Diagnostic System and the troponin I method in an acute care setting can contribute to more swift diagnosis and treatment, and may reduce the continuation of heart damage due to acute myocardial infarction (AMI).
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%.
Patient results from Siemens blood gas analyzers are now hitting the medical record, and essential data is reaching key personnel in a timely manner.