MEDICA® Pro selected for Siemens ADVIA® analyzers at City General Hospital
As part of the redevelopment of the City General Hospital complex in Stoke-on-Trent, the University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust went to tender for a water purification system to supply the ADVIA analyzers in its biochemistry laboratory. After assessing the situation and presenting solutions to Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics and the Trust, ELGA was selected to provide a duplex MEDICA® Pro system, supported by a managed service agreement.
Due to the high volume of water required for the ADVIA systems, there was concern that a centralized water system may not be able to provide water of sufficiently high purity, or to meet the laboratory's need for 100% uptime. ELGA has a long standing relationship with Siemens and had already developed a duplex water purification system that specifically supports automated equipment from Siemens. The duplex system is an essential requirement if analyzer downtime is to be avoided.
"Our long standing relationship with ELGA has been fostered by the Company being willing to collaborate and to develop the duplex system, as well as having the right equipment and attitude."