Help Manage Chronic Diseases with In-pharmacy Diagnostic Solutions

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Diagnostic Solutions for Pharmacies

Have you ever wondered how point-of-care testing can reshape your pharmacy business?

Imagine this: A major American retail pharmacy services more than 8 million customers per day in its stores and online.1 In addition, 30.3 million Americans, or 9.4% of the population, have diabetes.2 That retail pharmacy chain is potentially serving more than 750,000 diabetics each day.

As the age of our population increases, so do the prevalence and risk of chronic diseases. Today, pharmacies can play a larger role in the monitoring of patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes and kidney disease. Supplementing primary care and offering in-pharmacy diagnostic testing programs, pharmacies provide important access to healthcare in communities around the country.

Here are five ways that Siemens Healthineers point-of-care analyzers and tests can help you manage your patients’ chronic diseases in-pharmacy:

  1. CLIA-waived*: Minimum-step test procedures with no sample or reagent preparation.
  2. Results in minutes: Allows for patient counseling immediately after testing to help improve outcomes.
  3. Lab-quality results: Results proven to correlate well with reference laboratory methods.
  4. Error-free data capture: Flexible analyzer connectivity supports auto-transmission of test and QC results.
  5. World-class technical support: Our customer care teams provide assistance and consultation.
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Clinical Benefits

Diagnostic Solutions for Pharmacies

The clinical value of in-pharmacy POC testing

  • Monitor the state of a diagnosed condition
  • Assess overall patient wellness
  • Identify at-risk individuals and influence preventive lifestyle changes
  • Detect chronic disease and pre-existing conditions
  • Satisfy growing demand for convenient walk-in healthcare support 

Pharmacy Program

Test Solution from Siemens Healthineers

Test Utility

Monitor and diagnose diabetes and pre-diabetesΔ

DCA® Systems HbA1c TestΔ

Quantitative results from a fingerstick, whole-blood sample

Monitor and drive glycemic control

DCA Systems HbA1c TestΔ

Quantitative results from a fingerstick, whole-blood sample

Detect early kidney disease in high-risk individuals

ACR Test using DCA Systems Microalbumin Cassette
 
ACR Test using CLINITEK® Microalbumin-2 and Microalbumin-9 Reagent Urine Strips**
 
Microalbustix® ACR Reagent Urine Strip

Multistix PRO® 10 LS Urinalysis Strips

Quantitative results from a spot urine specimen
 
 
Semiquantitative instrument-read-and-reported results on the CLINITEK Status®+ Analyzer from a spot urine specimen
 
Qualitative, dip-and-read results from a spot urine specimen

Detect bacteriuria indicative of urinary-tract infection (UTI)

CLINITEK Microalbumin-9** and Multistix® Family Reagent Strip Tests

Multiple instrument read-and-reported results on the CLINITEK Status+ Analyzer from a spot urine specimen

Monitor warfarin (COUMADIN®¶) oral anticoagulant therapy (OAT)

Xprecia Stride™ Coagulation Analyzer§ Prothrombin Time/International Normalized Ratio (PT/INR) Test

Quantitative results from fingerstick capillary blood

Detect colorectal disease

Hema-Chek® Fecal Occult Blood (FOB) Test

Qualitative slide-read results

Detect early pregnancy

CLINITEST® hCG Cassette Test

Qualitative results on the CLINITEK Status+ Analyzer from a spot urine specimen

Perform routine checks for wellness

Multistix Family Reagent Strip Tests

Multiple instrument read-and-reported results on the CLINITEK Status+ Analyzer from a spot urine specimen

Products

A comprehensive in-pharmacy diagnostic testing program can help build a legacy of trust and satisfaction and inspire loyalty among your pharmacy patrons.


CLINITEK Status+ Analyzer

A POC system with a comprehensive urinalysis menu for routine testing, detection of early kidney disease, and hCG pregnancy testing.

For kidney disease, we have a portfolio of albumin-to-creatinine ratio urine tests that can be used to detect early kidney disease in patients with diabetes or in high-risk groups. We also offer a line of routine urinalysis test strips and an hCG pregnancy test that can be read on our CLINITEK Status® Family of Urine Analyzers.

  • Instrument-read-and-reported urine strip results eliminate the subjectivity of visual interpretation.
  • System delivers accurate spot testing on varying urine concentrations with no test preparation.
  • Measuring urinary ACR is recommended for screening individuals at risk of kidney disease, such as those over 60 years old, those with diabetes and high blood pressure, and those with a family history of kidney failure.

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DCA Vantage Analyzer

A POC system that helps you monitor glycemic control and detect early kidney disease.

The DCA Vantage® Analyzer is a multipurpose system offering HbA1c for monitoring diabetes and albumin, creatinine, and A:C tests for detecting early kidney disease.

  • On-site results, testing, and patient education can all occur in one visit.
  • Simple test procedure requires no sample or reagent preparation.
  • Comprehensive onboard tools include patient-trending graphs and a GFR calculator to support effective time-of-visit consultations.
  • Fewer visits saves patients money, with less time off work and fewer co-pay fees.

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Xprecia Stride Coagulation Analyzer

A handheld POC analyzer that helps you monitor patients on warfarin anticoagulation therapy.

The Xprecia Stride™ Coagulation Analyzer helps to monitor patients on warfarin anticoagulation therapy. This handheld analyzer is designed specifically to meet the needs of today’s healthcare professionals and address the key areas of importance in POC testing such as usability, safety, efficiency, and accuracy.

  • Interactive touchscreen, step-by-step instructions, and bar-code scanner enhance usability.
  • Ergonomic, easy portability, and a small sample volume maximize testing efficiency.
  • Dade® Innovin® reagent provides results comparable to laboratory methods.
  • Test strip eject button helps minimize potential biohazard exposure.

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