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India’s first fully automated lab brought to life by Siemens Healthineers

 Aptio Automation track’s robotic technology allows minimum human intervention and provides quick and informed clinical decision making· A combination of immunoassay, chemistry, hematology systems with centralized control from single location allowing faster access to samples with specimen tracking.
In a significant boost to availability of in-vitro diagnostic testing services in India, Siemens Healthineers has successfully installed India’s first fully automated Aptio Automation track with multidiscipline modalities at the Aspira Pathlab and Diagnostic Limited, Mumbai.
“Innovation has always been a differentiating factor for Siemens Healthineers. We are committed towards
customized laboratory solutions for resource optimization, efficient workflow and enhanced productivity, consistently,” said Vivek Kanade, Executive Director, Siemens Healthineers India.
Dr. Pankaj Shah, Managing Director, Aspira Pathlab and Diagnostics Ltd explains, “Each result is important in making life changing decisions. We have therefore chosen an automation system, which ensures highly consistent results with zero human touch points in the entire process and I firmly believe we have taken a big step in patient care.”
Siemens Healthineers’ strategic goal is to help healthcare providers worldwide to meet their current challenges and to excel in their respective environments using products and solutions that increase efficiency and reduce costs. The new track will enable Aspira to perform all routine hematology, biochemistry and immunoassay tests with a comprehensive selection of pre- and post-analytical modules that automate sample loading, preparation and handling so as to free laboratory staff from time-consuming, low-value tasks.
Siemens Healthineers is the separately managed healthcare business of Siemens AG enabling healthcare providers worldwide to meet their current challenges and to excel in their respective environments. In fiscal 2016, which ended on September 30, 2016, Siemens Healthineers generated revenue of €13.5 billion and profit of over €2.3 billion and has about 46,000 employees worldwide.
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