(May 21, 2002) MELVILLE,
NY - Olympus Diagnostic Systems Group has developed a solutions-based service
that aids clinical laboratory managers and administrators in identifying the most
appropriate configuration of instrumentation to be used in achieving greater productivity
and faster ROI for their departments.
Best suited for labs running in excess
of 1 million tests per year, Olympus LabModel™ is a service that provides lab
management with the ability to use fact-based computer aided simulation in evaluating
current workflow, assessing multiple options, and determining the most appropriate
configuration of instrumentation to meet their real world lab needs.
provides an unbiased view over various areas of operation including throughput,
maintenance, turnaround time, labor, training, MTBF, and workstation consolidation.
The service provides multiple workflow scenarios aimed at achieving process innovations
and efficiency improvements resulting from the integration of Olympus AU series
chemistry-immuno analyzers (AU400, AU640, AU2700, AU5400) and Olympus lab automation
systems (OLA1500, OLA2500, OLA4000) along with other products in use within the
Presented in a thorough customer-tailored format, Olympus LabModel™
workflow simulation uses state-of-the-art software to track and document projected
efficiencies over short- and long-term periods, giving all decision makers an
objective look at projected significant cost savings and bottom line improvements.