For Immediate Release:
SystemOne Connects Diagnostics and EID Data for Clinical Impact
Springfield, MA—January 5, 2018—SystemOne, a connected diagnostics company using data to drive healthcare impact and solutions, announces new work supporting the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF). SystemOne technologies allow countries to opt to connect, move, and interpret data from EGPAF’s Point-of-Care (POC) Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) testing centers in nine countries: Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique, Rwanda Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
SystemOne’s connectivity solutions will enable Ministries of Health (MoH) and EGPAF to:
- Monitor the disease and operational characteristics of POC EID testing deployments (Cepheid GeneXpert and/or Abbott Alere q)
- Decrease turnaround time of tests by:
- Transmitting results in real time via SMS to the requesting facilities
- Providing scheduled reports/alerts to be delivered via email or SMS
- Reduce programmatic spending by:
- Providing transparency into average cost per test result
- Highlighting sites where stock-outs/expired cartridges are common
- Support inventory management and instrument utilization by:
- Reducing system down-time
- Accelerating uptake of new instrument purchases
- Forecasting commodity needs and procurement
- Support quality assurance and quality improvement efforts by:
- Providing remote monitoring of POC EID testing and internal quality control failures
- Accelerating response time and deployment of corrective actions when needed.
SystemOne will provide its connected diagnostics platform GxAlert, data and server management, and support and training for MoH and EGPAF users.
“Early infant diagnosis represents a critical piece of the health continuum,” said Chris Macek, CEO, SystemOne. “Providing data to the right people at the right time can help knit together existing medical resources and create extraordinary results. We’re thrilled to participate in furthering EGPAF’s mission to eliminate pediatric AIDS.”
Founded in Massachusetts in 2012, SystemOne focuses on producing solutions for disease surveillance and response. SystemOne has offices in Springfield, MA and Johannesburg, South Africa.The company’s new disease intelligence software, Aspect®, addresses numerous infectious diseases including Zika, Ebola, HIV, Malaria, Hepatitis C and more on a host of diagnostic devices.