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JPMC levels up with new upgrade

Jerudong Park Medical Centre (JPMC) is the third laboratory to own the new Abbott GLP Total Laboratory Automation (TLA) System within the Southeast Asia region, offering flexibility and options to meet the increased operational demand at the medical centre.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar in his capacity as JPMC Executive Director was the guest of honour at the launch at JPMC Laboratory, Level 1 yesterday.

Senior management and heads of departments were also present.

The event began with a recitation of Doa by Haji Ishkandar bin Haji Buntar and continued with a tour to witness the operation of the GLP TLA system.

The GLP TLA system uses an automated sample delivery track system that handles an estimated 900 samples per hour from start to finish. “The automated processes will result in reduced turnaround time, which will benefit patient management, particularly in critical care units,” Head of JPMC Laboratory Department Dr Haji Mohammad bin Haji Kassim said.

It also has a feature that minimises contact with patients’ blood samples, ensuring workers’ safety. The system maximises efficiency by having a consistent sample management to ensure better and faster laboratory service, he added.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar and JPMC Medical Director Dr Meera Kabeer at the launch. PHOTO: JPMC