Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Informatics
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

Roche unveils intelligent automation management solution

Published: Sunday, August 04, 2013
Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013
Bookmark and Share
Advanced system helps medical labs improve efficiency and speed of blood sample testing

Roche has announced plans for the U.S. introduction of the cobas 8100 automated workflow series, an advanced system designed to automate many routine tasks to help diagnostic laboratories increase efficiency, reduce expenses and maximize patient safety.

"This total lab automation solution can make a significant contribution to effective medical decision-making and higher efficiency in the medical laboratory," said Jack Phillips, president and CEO of Roche Diagnostics Corporation. "In addition to helping labs lower costs and minimize the risk of sample mix-ups, it offers short and predictable turnaround times to help physicians make fast and reliable treatment decisions for patients."

Using intelligent robotics, the cobas 8100 series automatically prepares blood samples for immediate testing and post-analytical processing, providing high-speed processing of up to 1,100 samples per hour. The system offers dynamic and efficient sample transport options and great flexibility, allowing labs to automate both routine and STAT tests. Healthcare professionals benefit from on-time, high quality diagnostic results for both routine and emergency tests, even at laboratory workload peaks.

The cobas 8100 series can easily be added onto Roche's existing cobas analyzers, and its flexible, modular design allows labs to grow over time as demand increases. Market availability in the U.S. is expected in 2015.


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 3,300+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 4,800+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Birmingham hospital uses Roche automation solution at blood sciences laboratory
Roche’s automated track system is being used at Queen Elizabeth Hospital to streamline processes and improve turnaround times.
Saturday, June 02, 2012
Roche 454 Life Sciences and SoftGenetics Sign Co-Promotion Agreement
Agreement designed to provide users next-gen sequencing software tools.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Roche NimbleGen Microarrays Selected for the Neuromuscular Disorder -Chip Consortium
The NMD-Chip Consortium selects Roche NimbleGen microarrays to accelerate and simplify genetic research of neuromuscular disorders.
Friday, February 27, 2009
Scientific News
Protein Nanocages Could Improve Drug Design and Delivery
HHMI scientists have designed and built 10 large protein icosahedra that are similar to viral capsids that carry viral DNA.
Connectome Map More Than Doubles Human Cortex’s Known Regions
Researchers at NIH have developed software that automatically detects the “fingerprint” of each of these areas in an individual’s brain scans.
Virus Inspired Cell Cargo Ships
Virus-inspired container design may lead to cell cargo ships following construction of ten large, two-component, icosahedral protein complexes.
Three-Drug Combinations Counter Antibiotic Resistance
Research shows that combinations of three different antibiotics can treat resistant bacteria, even if they are ineffective independently.
Supercomputing and Drug Discovery
New biotech company uses supercomputer simulations to speed up drug discovery and biotech molecule development.
Identifying Cancer Drug Targets Using 3D-Modelling
Researchers are now able to model genetic mutations manipulation of proteins that can potentially drive cancer.
Human Evolution Driven by Viruses
Study finds surprising percentage of protein adaptions in humans have been driven by viruses.
Earliest Sign of Alzheimer's Development Discovered
Researchers have identified the first physiological signs of late-onset Alzheimer's disease, underlining the importance of computational power in neurology.
Computational Method Offers Significant Boost in Finding New Cancer Targets
MIT and ARIAD Pharmaceuticals team have identified evidence of significant cancer mutations.
Drug Response Predicted by Cancer Cell Lines
Large-scale study could increase success rate of developing personalised cancer treatments.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down
SELECTBIO

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
3,300+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
4,800+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!