ASCLS - Michigan Annual Conference - Sponsors
American Proficiency Institute
American Proficiency Institute (API), the leading innovator in proficiency testing programs for the clinical laboratory, provides superior value to the laboratory customer. Early in its formation, API changed the face of proficiency testing by offering liquid chemistry samples, complete blood count with automated differential, blood cell photographs and practitioner-performed microscopy. API continues these first in class innovations by offering its DataDirectTM for transmitting PT results with a laboratory’s own information system. Expert trend analyses, customer-oriented service and continuing education credits are complimentary benefits for API customers. To join the nearly 20,000 laboratories using API proficiency testing, contact us at www.api-pt.com or call 1-800-333-0958.
Becton, Dickinson and Company
Bringing in a new era in healthcare
BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD leads in patient and healthcare worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. The company provides innovative solutions that help advance medical research and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures and support the management of diabetes.
Cerus Corporation is a biomedical products company focused in the field of blood transfusion safety. The INTERCEPT Blood System is designed to reduce the risk of transfusion-transmitted infections by inactivating a broad range of pathogens such as viruses, bacteria and parasites that may be present in donated blood. The nucleic acid targeting mechanism of action of the INTERCEPT treatment is designed to inactivate established transfusion threats, such as hepatitis B and C, HIV, West Nile virus and bacteria, as well as emerging pathogens such as Chikungunya, malaria and dengue. Cerus currently markets and sells the INTERCEPT Blood System for both platelets and plasma in the United States, Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Middle East and selected countries in other regions around the world. The INTERCEPT red blood cell system is in clinical development.
ARUP Laboratories is a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. A nonprofit enterprise of the University of Utah, ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests.
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
Harnessing the power of reimagination. It’s how Ortho Clinical Diagnostics has been transforming in vitro diagnostics for more than 75 years. It’s made us a trusted partner of hospitals, hospital networks, blood banks, and labs around the world. And today it’s empowering us to advise our customers as they prepare for what’s next.
Our purpose is simple: to improve and save lives with diagnostics. We do that by reimagining what’s possible. It’s what defines us. Watch this video to learn more about our Company and the Ortho difference.
We believe it’s urgent to deliver medical solutions right now – even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients’ lives. We are courageous in both decision and action. And we believe that good business means a better world.
That is why we come to work each day. We commit ourselves to scientific rigour, unassailable ethics, and access to medical innovations for all. We do this today to build a better tomorrow.
We are proud of who we are, what we do, and how we do it. We are many, working as one across functions, across companies, and across the world.
We are Roche.
Immucor is dedicated to offering products that enable patients anywhere who are in need of blood or an organ to receive the right match that is safe, accessible and affordable.
The result is life changing for a patient in need of a transfusion or transplant.
Immucor is a leading provider of transfusion and transplantation diagnostic products worldwide. Our new corporate identity illustrates the right match of donors with patients in need of blood or an organ as well as Immucor’s partnership with healthcare organizations in need of innovation and productivity.
With the right match, we can transform a life together.
Sysmex America is lighting the way to better health with diagnostic solutions that transform the future of healthcare and contribute to healthier lives. Its innovative hematology, urinalysis and flow cytometry testing technology is reshaping the world of diagnostics across the U.S., Canada and Latin America. As the regional headquarters of Kobe, Japan-based Sysmex Corporation - a trusted global leader respected for optimizing the efficiency, operations and financial performance of clinical laboratories - it offers diagnostics that equip patients and the health care professionals who treat them with the information needed to make decisions with greater trust and confidence. Forbes magazine named Sysmex one of the most innovative companies in health care equipment and services, and, the Center for Companies That Care named Sysmex America to its “Honor Roll.”