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TechValidate Research on HemoCue

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1,591 Customers Surveyed

10,326 Data Points Collected

23 Published TechFacts

9 Published Charts

11 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


HemoCue Case Study

Path Care

Introduction

This case study of PathCare is based on a November 2018 survey of HemoCue customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

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

  • Chose HemoCue the Hb System as their preferred product because:
    • Company choice

Use Case

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

  • When asked in which clinical segments they work in, they said pathology/laboratory services.
  • Has used the HemoCue Hb systems for > 5 years.
  • Currently using:
    • HemoCue Hb 201 DM system
  • Purchasing motivators for choosing their current HemoCue Hb system:
    • Company choice

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HemoCue:

  • Main benefits of using HemoCue Hb system:
    • Reduced waiting time for results aiding decision-making (shortened turnaround time)
    • Small sample size – allows for capillary sampling
    • Ease of use and minimum of training required
    • Provides fast, lab-accurate results at the point of care
    • Minimal maintenance of equipment
    • Allows for use in mobile settings
  • Parameters that describe the benefits of choosing HemoCue South Africa as their supplier:
    • They supply lab-quality point of care medical devices
    • National representative coverage and availability of After Sales Support
    • Known for their prompt and on-time delivery
    • Availability of local service centers (Johannesburg and Cape Town) and onsite technical support
    • Asset traceability (unique serial number supports asset management)
  • How the use of HemoCue system adds value to the patient treatment:
    • By aiding swift decision-making on patient treatment
    • By providing access to Hb testing allows for immediate patient treatment at Primary Healthcare clinics
    • By reducing patient waiting time for results
    • Because its minimally invasive (capillary sampling)
    • Via lab-quality results which enables diagnosis, screening, and monitoring of anemia
  • Service/technical aspects are of most importance in the efficient operation of point of care devices (5 being most important and 1 the least important):
    • Minimal maintenance: 5 – most important
    • No calibration: 5 – most important
    • Built-in self-test: 5 – most important
    • QC availability: 5 – most important
    • Warranty policy: 5 – most important
    • Local repair centers and technical support: 5 – most important

HemoCue Case Study

Audio Safe Cc

Introduction

This case study of Audio Safe cc is based on a November 2018 survey of HemoCue customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

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

  • Chose HemoCue the Hb System as their preferred product because:
    • HemoCue is known for their long product lifetime
    • HemoCue South Africa offers local service and support

Use Case

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

  • When asked in which clinical segments they work in, they said occupational health.
  • Has used the HemoCue Hb systems for > 10 years.
  • Currently using:
    • HemoCue Hb 201+ system
  • Purchasing motivators for choosing their current HemoCue Hb system:
    • Long term cost effectiveness (the total cost of ownership for the product)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HemoCue:

  • Main benefits of using HemoCue Hb system:
    • Provides fast, lab-accurate results at the point of care
    • Allows for use in mobile settings
  • Parameters that describe the benefits of choosing HemoCue South Africa as their supplier:
    • Known for their prompt and on-time delivery
  • How the use of HemoCue system adds value to the patient treatment:
    • By providing access to Hb testing allows for immediate patient treatment at Primary Healthcare clinics
    • By reducing patient waiting time for results
  • Service/technical aspects are of most importance in the efficient operation of point of care devices (5 being most important and 1 the least important):
    • Minimal maintenance: 5 – most important
    • No calibration: 5 – most important
    • Built-in self-test: 5 – most important
    • QC availability: 5 – most important
    • warranty policy: 5 – most important
    • Local repair centers and technical support: 5 – most important
  • Interested in further information about the HemoCue point of care product range:
    • Cholestrol values, Ldl Hdl Total Cholestrol and Triglisides

HemoCue Customer Testimonial

HemoCue® WBC DIFF System is a useful tool, with results to compliment clinical assessment and decision making.

Registered Nurse, RN, State & Local Government

HemoCue Customer Research

Which HemoCue Hb system are you currently using?

HemoCue Hb 201+ System
68%
HemoCue Hb 301 System
22%
HemoCue Hb 201 DM System
13%
HemoCue Plasma/Low Hb System
2%

HemoCue Customer Statistic

The benefit of HemoCue® WBC DIFF System

50% state “Improved patient flow due to test and results at the same day or visit” as main benefit.

50%

HemoCue Customer Research

What challenges were you experiencing with your previous system for White Blood Cell count (before choosing HemoCue® WBC DIFF System)?

Long (turn-around-time) TAT for tests sent to laboratory
56%
Decision making only after results received from laboratory
33%
Time consuming for patient and physician (waiting and visit to laboratory for test)
22%
Multiple variables in test results but only a few used for decision
6%
Large sample volumes
6%
Complex sampling
6%


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