Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Raritan, N.J., announced a distribution agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific, Waltham, Mass., to provide and support MAS Quality Controls and LabLink xL Quality Assurance Software through Ortho’s Vitros QC Solutions to Vitros System customers worldwide.

The Vitros QC Solutions will provide customers with a combination of Ortho Clinical Diagnostics controls and Thermo Scientific MAS Quality Controls to bring a complete quality control solution to the laboratory. The offering features consolidated, liquid-ready, Gen-Specific Value assignment along with LabLink xL, a web-based quality assurance program that provides real-time quality control monitoring with automatic data entry upload and audit-friendly reports. Vitros System customers will have access to the Gen-Specific Peer Group evaluation, that is currently unavailable through any other quality control program.

Paired with the proprietary technologies and benefits only available on Vitros Systems, Vitros QC Solutions is designed to improve workflows and drive efficiency, enabling labs to streamline operations without sacrificing quality.

“Ortho continues to bring innovative solutions to market, like our latest Vitros QC Solutions, that allow labs to take charge of their operations with improved ease of use and optimized product utilization – saving them time and money,” says Bryan Hanson, head of Clinical Laboratories Business Unit at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. “Through this agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific, we can provide laboratories with better solutions, allowing them to maximize their laboratory productivity.”

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