In many healthcare settings around the world, people needing care often experience extended delays for accurate diagnostic results. Hours to days can pass while questions persist, leaving caregivers without answers, and patients without treatment. When every minute lost can greatly impact the delivery of care, answers can't wait.
Dr. Hertner recalls a fit, 39-year-old patient arriving in the Emergency Department complaining of back pain. Point-of-care testing discovered elevated troponin levels, an indicator of impending cardiac distress. The patient was immediately transferred to the cath lab where he, within 160 minutes of his arrival, received appropriate treatment.
When Irfaan Remtulla’s father became suddenly ill one Christmas Eve, his family needed answers. But answers were slow to come, placing his father’s health at risk, and derailing a happy holiday for his family. Irfaan used this experience as an opportunity to improve his hometown hospital’s efficiency with point-of-care testing.
Whether diagnosing a heart attack in a busy emergency department, monitoring a patient in the intensive care unit, or tending to marathon runners in distress, healthcare providers need access to fast, accurate diagnostic information. The i‑STAT System is a portable blood analyzer that delivers lab-accurate results in minutes—providing comprehensive, cost-effective solutions when they’re needed most.
By informing and allowing for accelerated clinical decisions at the point of care, with-patient testing empowers real-time collaboration across the care team—optimizing workflow and resource utilization, driving consistent, high-quality care, and enriching the patient experience. With point-of-care testing, clinicians can focus their time and energy on what matters most: helping patients get back to their lives.
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