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(3) The sensitivity and specificity achieved with the lateral flow technologies available at the point of care was inferior to those achievable in central labs routinely utilizing nucleic acid methods.
To move toward a model that will bridge from current to future, we need a new approach to utilization management that requires shared decision making at each point of care. The traditional medical-management programs that have been entrenched for decades will not be easy to change, but it is essential that payers and providers embrace a point-of-care approach that leverages smart automation and improved collaboration to help deliver cost-effective care now and build a foundation for long-term success.
Dr Bowman is the immediate past chair and Dr Hamill is the current vice chair of the College of American Pathologists Point of Care Testing Resource Committee.
Broad-based health care company Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin marketing the i-STAT 1 Wireless handheld, a new wireless version of the i-STAT point of care testing system used in hospitals, emergency rooms and physicians' offices.
Excluding venous thromboembolism using point of care D-dimer tests in outpatients: a diagnostic meta-analysis.
The self-adhesive RedEye patch can be integrated into the surface of sample containers such as blood bags or point of care analysis devices like disposable ventilator oxygen attachments to permit non-invasive, through-the-package oxygen concentration measurements.
The Nova StatSensor[TM] Creatimne handheld creatinine monitoring system enables simple, rapid and accurate assessment of renal function by finger prick capillary blood sampling at the point of care. Incorporating the patented MultiWell[TM] test strip technology, the system allows creatinine to be measured with a simple 30 second test in the emergency department, radiology, oncology or other point-of-care areas where renal function must be assessed.
PEPID, Evanston, Ill., a leading medical information point of care provider, has launched their new platform for Smartphone users.
Recent technological advances have made it possible to deliver clinical diagnostic tests at the point of care, often eliminating the need to send materials to an off-site laboratory.
ADL Data Systems' COO Robert Greenblatt was specific: "As hardware technology advances, so will the ability of electronic health records to capture patient data at the bedside and enable clinicians to perform their jobs faster, quicker, and more efficiently." Hardware advances to expect, he said, include "more advanced tablet PCs, wireless pocket PCs, touch screens, and secure wireless connections," which will "make clinical procedures even easier to document at the point of care, and provide the ability to have that data transmitted instantaneously for use by other departments." Artromick's Paul Guth agreed that "mobile, computerized point-of-care clinical documentation" will begin to advance and that the electronic medication administration record, or eMAR, will gain a market foothold.
The Bayer Rapidpoint 405 is the first blood gas system designed for point of care testing to offer an integrated CO-oximetry module.