02 Aug 2015 AACC Annual Meeting and Lab Expo
We attended the AACC meeting where there were more than 700 companies exhibited.
Over the week, sixty-four firms displayed new products:
Accel Biotech, Inc.
Ahlstrom Filtration LLC
Albutran USA, LLC
Alfa Scientific Designs, Inc.
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences
Burkert Fluid Control Systems
CarePoint Solutions, Inc.
Dynex Technologies Inc.
Ionics Mass Spectrometry Group
Magellan Diagnostics, Inc.
Maine Standards Company
Marker Test Diagnostics, Inc.
Medical Laboratory Evaluation
Meridian Bioscience, Inc.
Michigan Diagnostics, LLC
Nova Biomedical Corporation
Nuclea Diagnostic Laboratories, LLC
Parker Precision Fluidic Division
Puritan Medical Products
Roche Diagnostics Corporation
Sekisui Diagnostics LLC
Shanghai Fosun Long March Medical Science Co. Ltd.
Shenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Electronics
SNIBE Co. Ltd
Thermo Fisher Scientific
UTAK Laboratories, Inc.
Viva Products, Inc.
Laboratory leadership from around the world attended twenty workshops and lectures including:
CDC Recommendations on Syphilis and HCV Testing (Siemens)
Consulting in a Clinical Setting (Universities of MN, Washington and Seattle Childrens Hosptial)
Laboratory Diagnosis of von Willegrand Disease (Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)
Clinical and Economic Value of Antifactor Xa (Anti-Xa) Monitoring in Patients Receiving Heparin (Reagent and University TX Medical Branch)
The Agilent Stream Select LC/MS System (Agilent Technologies and Cleveland Heartlab)
Clinical Decision Marking in the Emergency Department During Influenza Season: Can Test Results Influence Practice and the Role of the Cobas Liat Influenza A/B Assay (Hennepin County Medical Center)
Case Study of Collaboration with University Hospitals Case Medical Center for Individualized Quality Control Program (IQCP) Development (Case Western Medical Center)
Improving Diagnostic Testing and Interpretation of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) (Siemens and Saint Louis University)
Lab and Health Economics as Drivers IFA Automation (Inova Diagnostices and North Shore LIJ Laboratories)
Can Plasma be the Universal Blood Specimen for Clinical Chemistry Testing? (BD, Washington University School of Medicine and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)
In Diagnostics We Trust? Affordable in rural and low income areas worldwide? (Stratos)
Solving an Intractable Problem – Mitigating Sample Specific Interferences in Clinical Samples Utilizing a Novel Surface Chemistry Approach (Anteo Technologies)
Next generation Multiplexed Rapid Diagnostics for Point-of-Care Settings Enables by MedMira RVF Technology (MedMira Inc.)
Smartphone Ultra-portable Reader for Diagnostics (Cornell University)
Advancements in Autoimmune Diagnostics (Aesku Diagnostics)
How Strategic Decision Makers Can Accelerate Outcomes of Biomarker Information Analysis (Amplion, Inc.)
Clinical Utiliites of Culture-free Fungal Disease (IFD) Testing (Dynamiker Biotechnology)
Rapid Response Programs: Overcoming Engineering Challenges in Instrument Development (IDEX Healh)
One-Step QPCR System from a Drop of Blood as a Genetic Biosensor for POCT Application (Coyote Bioscience)
New Realities in the Laboratory and Diagnostics Market (Henry Schein, McKesson)
Overall it was a great experience, we met several customers and partners from around the globe and are already looking forward to meet everyone again next time around!