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Florida Hospital First U.S. Site to Adopt New Automated Laboratory Solution From Roche
Date:5/23/2011

ORLANDO, Fla., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Hospital is improving its laboratory testing capabilities with new state-of-the-art equipment from Roche Diagnostics that is designed to help labs increase their testing capacity and deliver reliable results with greater efficiency. The high-volume, automated system will allow patient blood samples to pass through the testing process untouched by human hands.

As the Central Florida community grows and the hospital cares for more patients, the new equipment will enable the laboratory to handle the increased demand for diagnostic tests without slowing down the testing process. The Roche system combines three components: the new cobas® 8000 modular analyzer series, the cobas p 701 post-analytical unit, and the Roche/Hitachi MODULAR PRE-ANALYTICS sample handling system. Florida Hospital initially expects to process approximately 3,000 to 4,000 test tubes daily and provide about two to three million individual test results per year. The system will handle the vast majority of the most common laboratory tests run by the hospital.

"The high volumes of testing we do at Florida Hospital make it essential that we have the highest-capacity and most efficient laboratory equipment available," said Patrick O'Sullivan, laboratory director at Florida Hospital Orlando. "This automated system not only ensures high levels of productivity and workflow, but also standardizes test results across all Florida Hospital systems."

The new system will also help ensure reliable and consistent results for repeat testing. The refrigerated post-analytical unit stores 27,000 test tubes, automatically retrieves them when additional testing is needed, and automatically discards tubes that are no longer needed.

"Florida Hospital continues to demonstrate its commitment to innovation in patient care, and we congratulate them on being the first U.S. hospital to adopt this new automated lab solution," said Jac
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