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Shifa introduced Total Lab Automation System (1st of its kind in the region)

Islamabad, August 27, 2019 (PPI-OT): Shifa International Hospital has introduced Total Lab Automation (TLA) system, which is first of it’s in the region to automate Hematology, Chemistry and Molecular Biology on one belt to provide unparalleled quality with secure and swift results.

Speaking on the occasion, Chief Guest, Dr. Nausheen Hamid (Federal Parliamentary Secretary Health) said that Hospital laboratories nowadays are challenged with greater testing demands, improved efficiency, reliable and high-quality results to play an important part in public health and healthcare delivery systems. The latest TLA lab at Shifa will further improve quality of laboratory diagnostics for a large array of patient and physician populations.

Dr. M.H. Qazi (CEO SIH) and Dr. Habib ur Rahman (Chairman BOD SIH) and Mr. Aziz A. Jan (COO SIH) said that the advent of Shifa Pathology and Laboratory Medicine services 25 years back had the objective of investing into human and technology resources to provide authentic and reliable diagnostic testing to physicians and patients of the region. We also take pride in providing significantly subsidized rates to underprivileged patients.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Imran Nazir (Chief Pathologist SIH) mentioned that the automation and artificial intelligence technologies will further expand the scope of laboratory medicine by increasing efficiency and quality. The Asia Pacific leadership of Roche Diagnostics and Sysmex was present on the occasion which supplied the TLA system. A large gathering of physicians and healthcare professionals attended the event.

For more information, contact:
Shifa International Hospitals Limited
Pitras Bukhari Road H-8/4,
Islamabad – Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-8463666
Fax: +92-51-4863182
Email: info@shifa.com.pk
Website: www.shifa.com.pk