Product News: Siemens Healthineers launches Atellica CI Analyzer

The new compact testing system is designed to tackle a range of challenges faced by today's laboratories

21 Jul 2023

Siemens Healthineers launches Atellica CI Analyzer
Siemens Healthineers Atellica CI Analyzer

The newest addition to the Siemens Healthineers Atellica in vitro diagnostics portfolio, the Atellica CI Analyzer for immunoassay and clinical chemistry testing, has received FDA clearance and is now available in many of the world’s major markets. Labs operating at low to medium testing volumes will benefit from the analyzer's competitive advantages, including improved turnaround time predictability, advanced reporting functionality, and focused safety and security measures.

Every lab, regardless of size, needs to tackle big challenges resulting from labor shortages - from producing test results reliably to enable predictable care, to protecting staff, securing data, and reaching environmental goals. The Atellica CI Analyzer makes it possible for both standalone labs and satellite labs of wider health networks to have the same reagents, consumables, and intelligent software as the company's flagship Atellica Solution - now condensed into a 1.9 square meter footprint ideal for smaller laboratories.

The Atellica CI Analyzer is engineered with differentiating capabilities to leverage downtime and increase lab efficiency and profitability. Random access sampling, micro-volume aspiration, and automatic maintenance and quality control scheduling enable labs to deliver more predictable sample turnaround times. Chemistry and immunoassay engines run independently so throughput is not compromised if one of the two needs to stop.

Beyond delivering patient results, labs must address reporting requirements, cybersecurity, and staff satisfaction goals. The Atellica CI Analyzer comes equipped with the Atellica Laboratory Evaluation Suite to deliver inspection-ready reports. This helps labs meet accreditation guidelines without the need for additional software and enables laboratory staff to refocus their time on other critical lab operations. User authentication, role-based authorizations, and audit trails are available for increased security.

With a planned menu of more than 200 assays across 20 disease states, each lab in a health network can choose the best tests for its patient population to keep pace with demand and satisfy clinical needs of patients that may otherwise go unmet. Designed for more than 50 key assays with the promise of delivering results in under 14 minutes.

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