Leica Biosystems and NovoPath will collaborate to integrate the Cerebro specimen tracking system from Leica Biosystems with the NovoPath anatomic pathology laboratory information system. The solution is designed to reduce human identification errors and identify problems before they generate any patient safety risks.
In a study of 100 patients, test results from the Ativa point-of-care system are found to be comparable to results from larger, pricier central lab systems.
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics has announced the availability of the NephroCheck test system, the first such test designed to help healthcare providers identify patients at risk of developing moderate or severe acute kidney injury within 12 hours of assessment.
The first-ever formal collaboration between the powerhouse specialty societies CAP and ASCO aims to improve the development, application, interpretation, and dissemination of pathology tests in cancer care.
The Viva-ProE system with EMIT technology drug-testing platform from Siemens Healthcare is designed specifically to meet the productivity, workflow, and workspace needs of mid-volume laboratories.
Loftware Inc has introduced new versions of several products, including Loftware Connector for Oracle 4.1 and Loftware Universal Connector 4.1, as well as Loftware Print Server 10.2.1 and Loftware Label Manager 10.2.1.
Featured products include the Cytation 5 cell imaging multimode readerfrom BioTek, an ebola disinfectant from Mueller Sports Medicine, and a lab coat with multiple pockets for electronic devices from ScotteVest.
While automation has long been regarded as an important means for clinical laboratories to achieve greater efficiency and accuracy, some laboratories have in the past been slow to adopt automation as a broad strategy.
The settlement between Illumina and Sequenom creates a pool for joint use of the companies’ intellectual properties in noninvasive prenatal testing.
Abbott says its latest platform has the potential to change how serious infections are detected and identified, providing doctors with information needed to start treating critically ill patients sooner, and reducing inappropriate use of broad-spectrum antibiotics.