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INSTRUMENTATION LABORATORY LAUNCHES GEMWEB® PLUS 500 CUSTOM CONNECTIVITY WORLDWIDE

Centralizes Point-of-Care Testing Management Enhancing Patient Care, Quality Management and Compliance


Bedford, MA, USA - July 31, 2017

Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) today announced the launch of its Customized Connectivity solution, GEMweb Plus 500, to hospitals and hospital networks around the world. From a single dashboard, GEMweb Plus 500 offers complete control of GEM Premier Critical Care testing systems, including new GEM Premier 5000 with Intelligent Quality Management 2 (iQM2), as well as connectivity to non-IL-manufactured devices at the point-of-care. Expanding upon the original GEMweb Plus platform, GEMweb Plus 500 offers enhanced mobility with accessibility from tablet devices, in addition to any networked analyzer or PC. 

Seamlessly integrating control of analyzers, test results and operators into one easy-to-use system, GEMweb Plus 500 simplifies and centralizes point-of-care testing management. To ensure quality management, users can monitor iQM2 and iQM, including detection, correction and documentation of corrective actions in real-time. Facilitating accreditation, GEMweb Plus 500 automates multi-level operator authorization and full traceability of users, actions and competency certification. 

“GEMweb Plus 500 Custom Connectivity addresses the challenge of managing point-of-care testing in hospitals today. Combining test results, analyzer and operator data, it offers Lab Managers and Point-of-Care Coordinators real-time control from anywhere, anytime, as well as seamless accreditation support,” said Giovanni Russi, VP of Worldwide Marketing at IL. “Together with our new GEM Premier 5000 system, GEMweb Plus 500 Custom Connectivity delivers a complete Critical Care testing solution for improved patient care and efficiency.” 

GEMweb Plus 500 supports integration with Hospital Information Systems, Laboratory Information Systems and Electronic Medical Records. Users can access data from any networked GEM Premier analyzer, including GEM Premier 5000, 4000 and 3500 systems, and non-IL devices in real-time. Connectivity to ROTEM, Hemochron and other IL systems is currently in development. 

About New GEM Premier 5000 Critical Care Testing System with iQM2
New GEM Premier 5000 Critical Care testing system provides automated quality assurance with every sample. With next-generation iQM2, featuring IntraSpect technology, potential errors are detected not only before and after, but also during sample analysis, with real-time detection, correction and documentation. The all-in-one GEM PAK requires no maintenance and offers advanced simplicity at the point-of-care. 

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