Press release

RAPIDPoint 500e Blood Gas System from Siemens Healthineers featuring Integri-sense Technology: Delivering Confidence with Every Patient Result

Published on October 23, 2019
<ul><li><b>The RAPIDPoint® 500e Blood Gas System from Siemens Healthineers incorporates Integri-sense™ Technology, a comprehensive series of automated functional checks designed to deliver accurate test results at the point-of-care.</b></li><li><b>Integri-sense Technology combines three levels of automatic quality control (AutomaticQC), multiple calibration routines and advanced software algorithms to generate reliable and clinically actionable test results, allowing clinicians to focus on patient care.</b></li></ul><p>Siemens Healthineers announced today the new RAPIDPoint 500e Blood Gas System, the latest solution in critical point-of-care testing. The new system generates blood gas, electrolyte and metabolyte results used to diagnose and monitor critically ill patients typically in the intensive care unit, operating room or emergency room. The RAPIDPoint 500e Blood Gas System is available now in all countries requiring the CE mark.</p><p>Developed with extensive customer feedback, the RAPIDPoint 500e system is designed to elevate confidence in patient results with Integri-sense Technology, streamline workflow with improved simplicity and raise the bar in data security.</p><p>“Clinicians need an intuitive blood gas testing solution that provides accurate results in a secure environment” said Dr. Christoph Pedain, Head of Point of Care Diagnostics, Siemens Healthineers. “In addition, cybersecurity is becoming a key operational factor. Healthcare providers must protect confidential operator and patient information.”</p><p>“As an ICU physician, I know that the values I am handed during an emergency allow me to confidently make life-saving decisions. The RAPIDPoint system is easy to use and allows me to not worry about the machine and focus my attention on my patients,” said Dr. Daniel Martin, Royal Free Hospital, London.</p><p>The RAPIDPoint 500e system also integrates seamlessly into hospital networks with the Siemens Healthineers Point of Care Ecosystem™ which offers convenient, remote management of operators and devices located across multiple sites.</p>

Siemens Healthineers 2018

Siemens Healthineers enables healthcare providers worldwide to increase value by empowering them on their journey towards expanding precision medicine, transforming care delivery, improving patient experience and digitalizing healthcare. A leader in medical technology, Siemens Healthineers is constantly innovating its portfolio of products and services in its core areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging and in laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine. Siemens Healthineers is also actively developing its digital health services and enterprise services. In fiscal 2018, which ended on September 30, 2018, Siemens Healthineers generated revenue of €13.4 billion and adjusted profit of €2.3 billion and has about 50,000 employees worldwide.