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2013-07-30 12:28:52

Advanced system helps medical labs improve efficiency and speed of blood sample testing HOUSTON, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced plans today at the AACC 2013 Clinical Lab Expo for the U.S. introduction of the cobas 8100 automated workflow series, an advanced system designed to automate many routine tasks to help diagnostic laboratories increase efficiency, reduce expenses and maximize patient safety. "This total lab automation solution can...

2013-07-01 12:28:02

2013 IMV ServiceTrak report gives Roche top rankings in chemistry and immunoassay testing categories INDIANAPOLIS, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that its U.S. Diagnostics unit was ranked number one in overall service performance by clinical laboratories in the 2013 ServiceTrak(TM) Clinical Report. The report was issued by IMV Ltd, an independent firm that produces an annual series of proprietary reports derived from extensive...

2013-06-26 12:32:08

New process allows labs to use same Pap test vial instead of transferring sample to new vial, thus simplifying workflow INDIANAPOLIS, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new, more efficient workflow process for the cobas HPV Test, allowing sample processing from the primary sample collection vial after it has been used for cytology (Pap) testing. This development allows labs...

2013-01-17 12:27:20

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that Roche Diagnostics Corporation has been selected to FORTUNE magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For." Roche debuted at 89 on the list and is the only Indiana-based company selected. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130117/DE44332 ) "Being named a 'Best Company to Work For' validates what we already know about our organization," said Jack Phillips, president...

2012-11-14 12:26:24

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Greg Ballard today joined Roche Diagnostics President and CEO Jack Phillips as well as other Roche executives and community leaders to break ground on the company's new Learning and Development Center. The center is the first element of a $300 million site transformation investment that was announced in June 2012. The city of Indianapolis and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation offered Roche tax abatements, tax credits and training...

2012-11-12 12:26:14

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today the U.S. market availability of the Elecsys HE4 assay, an FDA approved test used in monitoring patients with ovarian cancer. The HE4 test is used as an aid in monitoring the recurrence or progressive disease in patients with epithelial ovarian cancer. Studies like K Huhtinen et al (2009) show that HE4 shows a high specificity to ovarian cancer over that of CA 125 alone. Both HE4...

2012-10-03 06:30:34

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today the U.S. availability of a new HIV-1 viral load test based on the company's proprietary dual-target approach. The COBAS TaqMan HIV-1 Test v2.0 for use with the High Pure System enables labs to combine an FDA-approved process for manual specimen preparation with an automated real-time PCR analyzer for amplification and detection. "The availability of this new test will enable more labs, clinicians...

2012-10-01 06:27:18

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the ACCU-CHEK Combo system for insulin pump therapy is now available in the United States. This market launch follows clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the ACCU-CHEK Combo system in July 2012. People with diabetes who are interested in learning more about the system should contact Roche Insulin Delivery Services at 1-866-382-2355. (Photo:...

2012-10-01 06:27:02

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted CLIA-waived status to the CoaguChek® XS Plus system, a point-of-care anticoagulation monitor that offers connectivity and data management tools to help healthcare professionals manage PT/INR (blood clotting time) testing. The waiver means that the monitoring technology may now be used in a broader range of clinical settings, such as...

2012-09-17 06:28:13

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today the commercial availability of a new test to assess a patient's viral load of cytomegalovirus (CMV). Physicians use information from the test to help them manage patients who have been diagnosed with CMV disease, specifically patients with an immune system that has been suppressed for solid organ transplantation. The test received premarket approval (PMA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...