-- Based on Excellent QC, Customer Service and Reliability --
LEXINGTON, Mass., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) today announced that it has been awarded the 2007 Top of Class Award, in the Blood Gas category, by readers of Advance for Managers of Respiratory Care Newsmagazine. Reasons readers selected IL for this award include: excellent quality control, dependable customer service and instrument reliability. Further, IL's GEM(R) Premier(TM) 3000 critical care analyzer was recognized as one of the readers' most valuable products.
The GEM Premier 3000 measures blood gas, electrolytes, metabolites and hematocrit in critical care hospital patients. These tests are often performed by respiratory therapists and overseen by pulmonologists and medical directors of respiratory care, department managers and supervisors. Advance is a leading monthly publication targeting over 20,000 such professionals.
"We are truly honored to be recognized by our customers with this award, and we couldn't agree more with the reasons they cited. Excellent quality control underlines the value of iQM(R), our state-of-the-art automated quality management system for our GEM Premier 3000 and new GEM Premier 4000 analyzers," said Ramon Benet, Vice President, Worldwide Marketing and US Sales and Service. "And our mission every day is to provide reliable instruments and excellent customer service so that our customers can focus on patient care, not on instruments."
Instrumentation Laboratory (http://www.ilus.com), founded in 1959, is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and distributor of in vitro diagnostic instruments, related reagents and controls for use primarily in hospitals and independent clinical laboratories. The company's product lines include critical care systems, hemostasis systems and information management systems. IL's GEM product offerings, part of the critical care line, include the new GEM Premier 4000 analyzer with Intelligent Quality Management (iQM(R)), GEM Premier 3000 analyzer, GEM OPL(TM), a portable whole blood CO-Oximeter and the GEM PCL Plus, a portable Coagulation analyzer. IL's hemostasis portfolio includes the ACL TOP(R), a fully automated, high-productivity analyzer and the ACL ELITE, the latest addition to the ACL family. IL also offers the HemosIL(R) line of reagents. IL is based in Lexington, Massachusetts.
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