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TechValidate Research on HemoCue

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630 Customers Surveyed

2,837 Data Points Collected

50 Published TechFacts

9 Published Charts

12 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


HemoCue Case Study

Foundation

Introduction

This case study of a foundation is based on an April 2018 survey of HemoCue customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“I trust HemoCue for their accuracy and precision. I know that by choosing HemoCue complete diabetes portfolio for screening, diagnosis and monitoring of diabetes, I am using a product often used as reference for other methods and I feel confident. "

“We mostly use HemoCue for hB levels. It provides a problem-free service and is trusted by the clinical teams.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select HemoCue :

  • Faced the following challenges before using HemoCue:
    • Using a system that was not traceable to laboratory method
  • Purchased a HemoCue® Glucose 201 over a glucose strip meter for the following reasons:
    • Glucose strip meters are sensitive to handling errors and hematocrit deviations
    • Glucose strip meters have a -/+20% or so variability in results

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HemoCue that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Uses HemoCue Glucose® 201 for the following:
    • Diagnosing diabetes
  • Testing HbA1c together with glucose for the following reasons:
    • Currently does not test HbA1c along with the HemoCue® Glucose 201 analyzer

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HemoCue :

  • Uses the HemoCue® Glucose 201 analyzer for the following reasons:
    • Of the no risk of lot-to-lot variation with HemoCue products
  • Purchased HemoCue over the following brands:
    • Siemens Healthineers
    • Roche
  • Rates their level of satisfaction with the following from HemoCue:
    • performance: extremly satisfied
    • ease of use: satisfied
    • reliability: extremly satisfied
    • accuracy: extremly satisfied
    • safety: extremly satisfied

HemoCue Customer Statistic

30% of surveyed medical professionals purchased Glu 201 over a glucose strip meter because Glu 201 gives lab-accurate results.

30%

HemoCue Customer Statistic

57% of surveyed healthcare providers use HemoCue Glucose® 201 for symptomatic patients of hypo- or hyperglycemia.

57%

HemoCue Customer Research

Rating Customer Satisfaction on Reliablility

When asked to rate their satisfaction on HemoCue’s reliability, healthcare providers said:

Extremly satisfied: 43%
Highly satisfied: 43%
Satisfied: 14%

HemoCue Customer Research

Rating Satisfaction of Safety

When asked to rate their satisfaction of HemoCue’s safety, healthcare providers said:

Extremly satisfied: 50%
Highly satisfied: 33%
Satisfied: 17%

HemoCue Case Study

Central Coast Nephrology

Introduction

This case study of Central Coast Nephrology is based on a March 2018 survey of HemoCue customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We know who to diagnose and treat.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select HemoCue :

  • Purchased Glu 201 over a glucose strip meter for the following reasons:
    • Glucose strip meters can only be used on known diabetics
    • Glu 201 can be used to diagnose diabetes

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HemoCue that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses an A1C test with the HemoCue Glu 201 as part of a total glucose diagnosing and monitoring effort.
  • Uses the Glu 201 mostly for:
    • Diagnosing diabetes
    • Monitoring diabetes

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HemoCue :

  • Uses the HemoCue Glu 201 analyzer instead of a glucose strip meter because the analyzer is more accurate than a strip meter.
  • Increased their reimbursement for glucose tests by 40-50% or more since using Glu 201.


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