Blood samples are valuated with great variation from country to country. Some countries see a blood sample as a human and others consider it as a "tool" to treat a patient.
Several demands and subjects must always be taken into consideration when you want to do "automation blood transport":
Some hospital fall into the trap "we want to transport everything with one central system". However, this is not possible if you want a positive outcome.
Transportation of blood samples represent in average 85% of all transportation in hospitals and 80% of all decisions in a hospital is based on blood samples. So remember only to do "automation blood transport" don't do general transport.
Many hospitals produce more than 4,000 samples pr. day and some produce more than 10,000 per day, so it is important to remember to keep it simple to handle the system.
A unique system for single tube blood transport already exists - Tempus600.
With Tempus600 you get:
To do "Automation blood transport" make perfect sense and give great benefits for hospital and patients but remember to consider what you need and what you expect to be the outcome.