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Leading Canadian Laboratory Services Provider to Implement BD Kiestra (TM) Total Laboratory Automation Platform by Third Quarter 2013 MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CML HealthCare Inc.
Applying this study in the view of a community-hospital setting of less than 200 beds where total laboratory automation is not financially practical is worth discussion.
This continual high growth rate and the competitive cost pressures inherent in the laboratory environment led us to consider the possibility of some form of total laboratory automation (TLA).
Total Laboratory Automation (TLA) System: A total automation solution for laboratories that combine several different types of analyzers, integrated systems, and/or workcells with a specimen management and transportation system.
INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1 * Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1 * Disclaimers 2 * Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 3 * Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3 * Product Definitions and Scope of Study 3 * Market Segmentation 4 * Automated Analyzers 4 * Stand-Alone Automation 4 * Total Laboratory Automation 4 2.
These trends started with the development of walkaway testing platforms for all major areas of diagnostic testing; continued with the introduction of molecular diagnostics, progressive automation, and the integration of general chemistry with immunochemistry; and culminated with total laboratory automation, to mention just a few.
Automated specimen processors and transportation systems have been successfully implemented in several high-volume clinical laboratories as part of the implementation of total laboratory automation over the past 10 years (3).
The track-loading design is compatible with both robotic modular automation systems and conveyor-type total laboratory automation systems.