Navigation Links
Immucor and Alverno Clinical Laboratories Sign Five-Year Automation Agreement
Date:5/27/2009

NORCROSS, Ga., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Immucor, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLUD), a global leader in providing automated instrument-reagent systems to the blood transfusion industry, announced today that it has signed a five-year agreement with Alverno Clinical Laboratories, LLC, one of the largest regional hospital laboratory integrated delivery systems in the nation, serving 27 hospitals in Illinois and Indiana.

Under the agreement, Alverno is standardizing pre-transfusion testing in 26 facilities with Immucor automation through the acquisition of 24 Echo instruments and 2 Capture Workstations. Additionally, Immucor will be the primary source for Alverno's blood bank reagent needs.

"We are pleased to partner with such an innovative organization as Alverno," stated Dr. Gioacchino De Chirico, President and Chief Executive Officer of Immucor. "We believe that integrated delivery networks can achieve significant benefits both in terms of improving operational efficiency and improving patient safety through standardizing their blood bank operations with Immucor automation."

"Our goal is to produce accurate and timely test results while implementing standardized best practices across all laboratory sites," stated Sam Terese, Chief Operating Officer of Alverno Clinical Laboratories. "We chose Immucor due to the exceptional functionality of the Echo instrument and its fit with LEAN operations as well as Immucor's commitment to improving transfusion medicine."

Immucor's innovative automation strategy provides scalable solutions to meet the needs of all blood banks, regardless of size. Immucor has continually invested in automation since 1998, most recently with the Echo instrument. The Echo, which is designed for smaller volume laboratories, features a broad test menu, instant access and the industry's fastest turnaround times.

About Alverno Clinical Laboratories

Located in Hammond, In., Alverno Clinical Laboratories, LLC is one of the largest regional hospital laboratory integrated delivery systems in the nation. Alverno's operations include a regional core laboratory, 27 hospital laboratories, and a network of patient service centers in both Indiana and Illinois. Alverno is a joint venture of the Sisters of St. Francis Health Services, Inc., Resurrection Health Care and Provena Health. For more information on Alverno, please visit our website at www.alvernoclinicallabs.com.

About Immucor

Founded in 1982, Immucor manufactures and sells a complete line of reagents and systems used by hospitals, reference laboratories and donor centers to detect and identify certain properties of the cell and serum components of blood prior to transfusion. Immucor markets a complete family of automated instrumentation for all of its market segments. For more information on Immucor, please visit our website at www.immucor.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Immucor, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Immucor Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
2. FDA Accepts Immucors Response to Warning Letter
3. Immucor Announces Fiscal Year 2009 Revenue and Earnings Guidance
4. Immucor CEOs Italian Trial Moves Toward Second Phase
5. Immucor To Acquire BioArray Solutions Ltd.
6. Immucor Responding to FTC Inquiry
7. Immucor Settles SEC Investigation
8. Clinical Data on Peregrines Bavituximab Cancer Program to Be Discussed in Two Presentations at 2009 ASCO Annual Meeting
9. Senesco Presents Pre-Clinical Multiple Myeloma Data at the 12th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene Therapy
10. Lexicon to Present Clinical Data for LX1031 and LX1032 at Digestive Disease Week
11. Medarex to Host Clinical Program Update Conference Call on Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016 Epic Sciences unveiled a liquid ... to PARP inhibitors by targeting homologous recombination deficiency ... new test has already been incorporated into numerous ... types. Over 230 clinical trials are ... including PARP, ATM, ATR, DNA-PK and WEE-1. Drugs ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Mosio, a leader in clinical research patient ... and Retention Tips.” Partnering with experienced clinical research professionals, Mosio revisits the hurdle ... and strategies for clinical researchers. , “The landscape of how patients receive and ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - FACIT has announced ... biotechnology company, Propellon Therapeutics Inc. ("Propellon" ... commercialization of a portfolio of first-in-class WDR5 inhibitors ... such as WDR5 represent an exciting class of ... precision medicine for cancer patients. Substantial advances have ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , ... June 23, 2016 , ... ... YM (Yeast and Mold) microbial test has received AOAC Research Institute approval 061601. ... microbial tests introduced last year,” stated Bob Salter, Vice President of Regulatory and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:6/2/2016)... 2016 The Department of Transport Management ... 44 million US Dollar project, for the , ... Personalization, Enrolment, and IT Infrastructure , to ... and implementation of Identity Management Solutions. Numerous renowned international vendors ... Decatur was selected for the most compliant and ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... Calif. , May 24, 2016 Ampronix facilitates superior patient care by ... LMD3251MT  3D medical LCD display is the latest premium product recently added to the ... ... ... Sony 3d Imaging- LCD Medical Display- Ampronix News ...
(Date:5/9/2016)... -- Elevay is currently known as the ... high net worth professionals seeking travel for work   ... there is still no substitute for a face-to-face meeting. ... deal with a firm handshake. This is why wealthy ... citizenship via investment programs like those offered by the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):