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QuantiGene 2.0 RNA Quantification System

Description:... of sample types without RNA purification or target amplification. By measuring RNA directly from crude cell lysates, the assay avoids variations or errors inherent to extraction and amplification of target sequences. The probe set used in the system produces gene-silencing assays for over 22,000 human ...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich

Signature Edition GOLD Infusion System

Description:... principles of human factors design. Human factors design refers to the creation of a medical device with controls and displays engineered to reduce errors in operation while simplifying programming ....
Company:ALARIS Medical Systems, Inc.

Bridge™ Specimen Collections

Description:... technology, wireless networks and clinical information system integration to prevent potential patient identification and specimen collection errors at the bedside. The result is a standardized and streamlined workflow that increases patient and caregiver safety and produces positive business ...
Company:Cerner Bridge Medical

Z-Band Direct

Description:... patient ID and safety goals (JCAHO) by eliminating the risk of data left on ribbons (HIPAA) and preventing medication and blood transfusion errors (FDA). Also available with UV varnish, which provides excellent chemical resistance for printed ....
Company:Zebra Technologies Corporation

AutoCheck automated quality control

Description:... Eliminate preanalytical errors with automated QC ....
Company:Radiometer America Inc.

Osiris

Description:... and an imaging device that measures the inhibition zone size around an antibiotic disc. Osiris offers built-in expertise for detection of potential errors and detection of frequent antibiotic resistance ...
Company:Bio-Rad Laboratories

MTS/University of Washington

Description:... video that test, track, and document bi-annual staff competency in lab procedures and POCT. Contact MTS to try these online programs plus Laboratory errors and Patient Safety, a bimonthly ....
Company:MTS/University of Washington

ABI PRISM Optical Adhesive Cover Starter Kit

Description:... Normalizing with a passive internal reference minimizes well-to-well variability that can result from a variety of causes, such as pipetting errors and sample evaporation. The passive reference is also essential for accurate results when multiple probes (with different reporter dyes) are combined ...
Company:Applied Biosystems

ABI PRISM Optical Adhesive Covers

Description:... Normalizing with a passive internal reference minimizes well-to-well variability that can result from a variety of causes, such as pipetting errors and sample evaporation. The passive reference is also essential for accurate results when multiple probes (with different reporter dyes) are combined ...
Company:Applied Biosystems

ABBOTT PRISM

Description:... and many manual steps. The ABBOTT PRISM instrument consolidates much of this testing into a single system, reducing the risk of accidents, errors and tampering by automating the manual testing procedures and steps currently used to screen ....
Company:Abbott Diagnostics

Cardiology Software for Practice Management

Description:... Cardiology software increases your office efficiency by reducing errors and eliminating costly paperwork. By utilizing a comprehensive cardiology software solution, you can spend less time on the business aspects of your ...
Company:Lytec

Cardiology Software for Electronic Medical Records

Description:... Cardiology software increases your office efficiency by reducing errors and eliminating costly paperwork. By utilizing a comprehensive cardiology software solution, you can spend less time on the business aspects of your ...
Company:Lytec

EpicCare EMR

Description:... improvements that deliver measurable returns. Examples of clinical and service improvements from our clients abound, from reducing avoidable medical errors to increasing patient satisfaction. They have realized significant financial benefits through reduced chart pulls, more complete charge capture, and ...
Company:Epic Systems Corporation

DiaScreen 50 Urine Chemistry Analyzer

Description:... per hour and a memory capacity of 200 test results, which may be downloaded to a computer system. The DiaScreen 50 virtually eliminates transcription errors with an easy-to-read printout. It minimizes variability in results between operators. Patient identification may be entered with the standard keypad ...
Company:ARKRAY USA

WaveScan Wavefront System

Description:... of the human eye using a Hartmann-Shack wavefront sensor. The measurements can be used to determine regular (sphero-cylindrical) refractive errors and irregularities (aberrations) that cause decreased or blurry vision in the human eye. The WaveScan software uses the information to create a ...
Company:Advanced Medical Optics, Inc. (AMO) - VISX

Clinitek Status Analyzer

Description:... In today's busy physician's office environment, interruptions are frequent and can contribute to timing errors and variability in results when urinalysis strips are read visually. Studies have shown that when urinalysis is performed with an instrument, ...
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics

AutoCheck

Features:... Eliminate preanalytical errors with automated QC module No person-to-person variation No temperature errors No shaking errors No heating of the ampoule by hand ...
Company:Radiometer America Inc.

D-SPECT Cardiac Imaging System

Features:... clinical throughput Enhanced patient comfort with fast scanning and no need for the patient to have the left arm over their head Reduced errors with streamlined patient information management ...
Company:Spectrum Dynamics

IQmark EZ Holter

Features:... the entire program to affect all further processing. Automatic Artifact Rejection Sophisticated digital filtering techniques help eliminate errors due to noise for a more accurate report. R-R Variability Presents R-R Interval/R-R Ratio in histograms. On Line Help Find all your ...
Company:Midmark Diagnostics Group

Shandon Laser MicroWriter

Features:... Runs up to 6 different slide colors at one time Uses existing labeling barcode systems to simplify data entry and to reduce sample identification errors Simple communication makes interfacing to any LIS system easy with system-level software packages Easy to load, organize, and offload slides ...
Company:ThermoFisher Scientific

ResultNet/Plus Software

Features:... diagnostic and utility functions allow you to flash update Dawning interface operating systems and quickly trouble-shoot interface communication errors Password security restricts access to designated individuals Can be used to manage connections to ancillary systems within and outside the ...
Company:Dawning Technologies, Inc.

Visionary OFFICE™ PM Billing

Features:... codes within Visionary OFFICE PM Billing saving costly staff time. Electronic and Paper Insurance Claim Processing - Automate your billing process, errors are noted before claims submission, reducing the time and cost of re filing claims, and lowering the number of days in accounts receivable. ...
Company:Visionary Medical Systems, Inc.

The Medical Office Records

Features:... office is required to keep on hand in order to maintain detailed patient histories. Maximizes revenue and reduces the chance of manual coding errors by suggesting an E&M coding level. Vastly improves turnaround time for patient visits and retrieving lab results. The software's customizable ...
Company:SoftAid, Inc.

IDENTI-SCAN Nursery

Features:... reduces costs of bedside verification. The ability to move the plastic ID tag facilitates continuous ID of patients and reduces misidentification errors associated with unbanded patients. Printing labels from the ID band tag eliminates the need for a separate blood bank ID band. The Alert Tags ...
Company:Bio-Logics Products, Inc.

Transfuse-ID™ for Transfusion Verification

Features:... Transfuse-ID™ captures data where the transfusion takes place, immediately identifying potential errors so corrective action can be taken prior to the transfusion. As an option, Transfuse-ID™ will create a bar coded specimen tube label at the ...
Company:Healthcare-ID, Inc.

BD.id Patient Identification System

Features:... Management and know how to use it correctly Reduction in Collection errors and Redundancy The BD.id System you have the correct order of draw, ... is having on your facility, especially in the reduction of collection errors Calculated ROI The BD.id staff and LEAN leaders will help you to ...
Company:BD (Becton, Dickinson & Company)

IDENTI-SCAN Laboratory

Features:... reduces costs of bedside verification. The ability to move the plastic ID tag facilitates continuous ID of patients and reduces misidentification errors associated with unbanded patients. Printing labels from the ID band tag eliminates the need for a separate blood bank ID band. The Alert Tags ...
Company:Bio-Logics Products, Inc.

Horizon Admin-Rx™

Features:... Responds to warnings and alerts to prevent medication errors BEFORE they occur. Gives a full-screen view of the patients medication profile, daily drug administrations, and overall care unit reviews. Documents ...
Company:McKesson

Siemens Med Administration Check

Features:... Scans each medication and the patient's ID bracelet, and alerts nurses in real time to potential administration errors of drug, dose, route, time or patient. Clinical checks such as allergies, drug-lab and drug-drug interactions can be performed at the time of ...
Company:Siemens Medical IT Solutions and Consulting

IDENTI-SCAN Pharmacy

Features:... reduces costs of bedside verification. The ability to move the plastic ID tag facilitates continuous ID of patients and reduces misidentification errors associated with unbanded patients. Printing labels from the ID band tag eliminates the need for a separate blood bank ID band. The Alert Tags ...
Company:Bio-Logics Products, Inc.

OUTLOOK® SAFETY INFUSION SYSTEM

Features:... IV pump programming to reduce manual programming errors and improve safety Enables patient matching to help prevent wrong patient, wrong drug, wrong dose errors Barcoded user ID ensures an authorized clinician ... free-flow protection Decreases titration errors Dose rate calculator eliminates the need for ...
Company:B. Braun Medical Inc.

IDENTI-PRINT II

Features:... transfers to a new room or bed. The ability to move the plastic ID tag helps to provide continuous ID of patients and reduces misidentification errors associated with unbanded patients. Printing labels from the ID band tag eliminates the need for a separate blood bank ID band. The admitting band has ...
Company:Bio-Logics Products, Inc.

IDENTI-MATCH III

Features:... The ability to move the plastic ID tag helps to provide continuous ID of patients and reduce misidentification errors associated with unbanded patients. Printing labels from the ID band tag eliminates the need for a separate blood bank ID band. The admitting band has ...
Company:Bio-Logics Products, Inc.

IDENTI-MATCH II

Features:... ID banding when bands are cut-off. The ability to move the plastic ID tag helps to provide continuous ID of patients and reduce misidentification errors associated with unbanded patients. Printing labels from the ID band tag eliminates the need for a separate blood bank ID band. ...
Company:Bio-Logics Products, Inc.

IDENTI-PRINT

Features:... transfers to a new room or bed. The ability to move the plastic ID band tag helps to provide continuous ID of patients and reduces misidentification errors associated with unbanded patients. Printing labels from the ID band tag eliminates the need for a separate blood bank ID band. ...
Company:Bio-Logics Products, Inc.

InfoLogix RFID Solutions

Features:... Reduce medical and medication errors Overcome the challenges of adopting new tracking technologies Increase the level of hospital security Manage RFID data and overcome ...
Company:InfoLogix, Inc.

ORTHO ProVue™

Features:... to finish Multi-level password protection Quality control features monitor reagent expiration, gel card integrity, and also reduces transcription errors due to a bi-directional interface ...
Company:Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics

TCM400 multi-channel tcpO2 monitor

Features:... Trends can be displayed and printed in both graphical and tabular formats Reports can also be printed, removing the risk of human errors associated with handwritten reports ...
Company:Radiometer America Inc.

1st automatic Blood Gas Analysis System

Features:... FLEXQ module on the ABL800 FLEX blood gas analyzer, you can automate your entire blood gas measurement. Save time with automated steps Reduce errors through automated identification and mixing of samples Have up to three samples automatically measured in succession ...
Company:Radiometer America Inc.

Inborn Errors of Metabolism-Metabolic Disorders

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' ...
Company:ARUP Laboratories
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