Navigation Links
Ventana Supports World Patient Safety Day, July 25
Date:7/17/2012

TUCSON, Ariz., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, will join thousands of patients, families, providers, and consumer groups worldwide in observing World Patient Safety Day on July 25 in tribute to those who work to improve the safety and quality of healthcare, and in memory of patients and families who have suffered from medical error.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120717/LA41202)

A Southern Arizona-based supplier of automated diagnostic instrumentation and advanced tests, Ventana was established 25 years ago to improve the lives of all patients afflicted with cancer through scientific excellence and a relentless focus on innovation.

Watch the video: Ventana's Patient Safety Initiative.

"The spirit of this global initiative – to offer hope, healing and advocacy for safe healthcare, to save lives and to reduce healthcare costs through the elimination of preventable medical errors– is embodied in our Ventana mission to improve the lives of all patients afflicted with cancer," says Mara G. Aspinall, President, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.

"As a global leader in helping hospitals, cancer centers, and laboratories worldwide improve patient care, Ventana salutes the organizers of World Patient Safety Day and supports their efforts to increase awareness of the vital importance of timely, accurate diagnosis and optimal treatment for every patient."

The Ventana portfolio of instruments and reagents not only provides accurate and speedy delivery of diagnostic results but also minimizes the risk of patient misidentification caused by mislabeling or tissue cross contamination.

About Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.

Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. ("VMSI") (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), a member of the Roche Group, innovates and manufactures instruments and reagents that automate tissue processing and slide staining for cancer diagnostics. VENTANA solutions are used in clinical histology and drug development research laboratories worldwide. The company's intuitive, integrated staining, workflow management platforms, and digital pathology solutions optimize laboratory efficiencies to reduce errors, support diagnosis and inform treatment decisions for anatomic pathology professionals. Together with Roche, VMSI is driving Personalized Healthcare through accelerated drug discovery and the development of "companion diagnostics" to identify the patients most likely to respond favorably to specific therapies. Visit www.ventana.com to learn more.

CONTACT: Jacqueline Bucher, Senior Director, Corporate Communications, +1-520-877-7288, jacquie.bucher@ventana.roche.com

 


'/>"/>
SOURCE Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Ventana licenses Gen-Probe IP for measuring ERG protein in prostate cancer patients
2. Ventana Receives FDA Clearance for p53 (DO-7) Image Analysis and Digital Read Applications
3. New Legislation To Make USPSTF More Transparent: Prostate Cancer Roundtable Supports Reform
4. Frost & Sullivan: Expanding Sample Prep Market Supports Growth Trends in Molecular Diagnostics Markets
5. U.S. Government Supports Phase 3 Study of Bavarian Nordics Smallpox Vaccine
6. Data Presented at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting Supports Gender-Specific Dosing of Intermezzo® (zolpidem tartrate) Sublingual Tablets CIV
7. Pharmaceutics International, Inc. (Pii) Supports University Pharmaceutical Technology Education and Research
8. Misonix Exhibits at Major Worldwide Spine Conference
9. Sony Announces Worlds First Medical-Grade Monitor Utilizing Breakthrough OLED Technology
10. Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals Reports Positive Interim Results from the Accur8 Phase 2/3 Study of OBI-1 in Acquired Hemophilia A at WFH 2012 World Congress
11. World Wound Care Markets (Skin Ulcer, Burns, Surgical/Trauma)
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/24/2016)... -- Een app die artsen over de ... kunnen behandelen, hun kennis kunnen delen en van elkaar ... en revolutionaire MDLinking App, ontwikkeld door een internationale groep ... Flu en oncologisch chirurg dr. Gijs van Acker ... op dinsdag 24 mei officieel gepresenteerd op het Amsterdam ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Transparency Market Research ... Pancreatic Insufficiency Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, ... to the report, the exocrine pancreatic insufficiency market is ... 2015 to 2023 to reach US$2.85 Bn by 2023. ... characterized by the deficiency of the exocrine pancreatic enzymes, ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Non-invasive diagnostic test ... multiple diseases; ,Technology to be presented at Yissum’s booth, ... Research Development Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem ... agreement with Aurum Ventures MKI, the technology investment arm of ... new diagnostic approach for early detection of multiple diseases ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... Extremity Healthcare, Incorporated has implemented Phreesia ... check-in and post visit surveys. , “The Phreesia front desk system has already ... the check-in process for our clinic network, providing a world class administration system ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... May 25, 2016 , ... A new update to ... motion capture, all by utilizing a common Wi-Fi network and a mobile device. When ... from any location with Wi-Fi, and use a mobile device to control the recording. ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... May 25, 2016 , ... ... (KOHP), a $500,000 two-year pilot initiative to improve oral health-related awareness, education, prevention ... development for health care providers and promote best practices in 10 New Jersey ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... May 25, 2016 , ... Today American University ... College of Medicine announced the AUA-FIU Global MD Program. Students in the ... from AUA and a Certificate of Completion from the FIU Herbert Wertheim College ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... ... Today Omega Institute, a leading destination for yoga education in New York’s Hudson ... the growing field of yoga therapy . Yoga therapy adapts the practice of ... injuries, illnesses, and temporary or chronic health conditions. , “Yoga therapy is a complementary ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):