New iQM2 with IntraSpect™ technology provides intelligent analyzing—automated quality assurance with every sample, continuously and in real-time, unlike traditional (auto or manual) QC offerings. Error detection time is reduced from hours to minutes and errors are automatically corrected and documented for a complete picture of quality. Integrated on the GEM Premier 5000 system, iQM2 assures quality before, during and after sample analysis, for improved patient care and efficiency.
Real-time quality assurance, everywhere.
Provides a complete picture of quality for each sample
New Intraspect technology, iQM2 performs continuous checks—before, during and after every sample, providing real-time detection, immediate correction and automatic documentation. The all-in-one, multi-use GEM PAK eliminates outside variables, ensures errors are known and limited, and predicts errors through patented pattern recognition software. A continuous cycle of 5 quality checks provides intelligent analysis, regardless of point-of-care operator, time or place.
- Automatic real-time detectionPerforms continuous checks—before, during and after every sample, using five types of continuous quality checks performed throughout GEM PAK use-life. New IntraSpect technology offers quality checks during every sample analysis.
- Immediate, automatic correction and documentationInitiates intelligent corrective actions, if any sensor, CO-Ox, system-stability or sample error, is detected specific to source of error. Documents all actions in real-time; no manual documentation required, minimizing regulatory requirement efforts.
iQM2 reduces error detection time from hours to minutes*
*(1) Westgard JO, et al. Validation of iQM active process control technology. Point of Care, The Journal of Near-Patient Testing and Technology. 2003:Vol. 2, No. 1. (2) Toffaletti JG, et al. Validation of a quality assessment of blood gas and electrolyte testing. Clinica Chimica Acta. 2007:382:65–70.
iQM2 detected common pre-analytical errors in patient samples
Review of point-of-care testing data at Derriford Hospital (Plymouth, UK) found that the GEM Premier 5000 system with iQM2 automatically identified pre-analytical sources of errors with real-time operator notification. These errors may have gone undetected using traditional forms of quality control.
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Only iQM2 offers complete automation of sample quality management
Performs auto-detection, -correction and -documentation, plus sample-handling reports, tailored training programs and certification.