Cerner Corporation Enters the Clinical Laboratory Automation Market by Acquiring Labotix Automation Inc.

Never before has a major LIS vendor boldly acquired a lab equipment manufacturer with an intent to integrate and sell both products as a bundle to medical laboratories In an unexpected move, healthcare informatics giant Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ: CERN)  purchased a clinical laboratory automation company. On Monday, Cerner announced that it acquired Labotix Automation Inc., of Peterborough, Ontario. Cerner Gains Foothold in Market for Medical Laboratory Automation The acquisition gives Cerner...

Total Laboratory Automation Gives Clinical Pathology Labs More Ways to Achieve Significant Efficiency and Savings

TLA and other laboratory automation solutions help clinical labs cope with shortage medical technologists It’s been about 15 years since the first total laboratory automation (TLA) solutions were introduced into clinical laboratories in the United States. Starting in the mid-1990s, several commercial laboratory companies and a handful of hospital laboratories took the plunge and installed total laboratory automation systems in their high volume core laboratories. Today, hundreds of clinical...
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