Canada's Largest Automated Hematology System is Now Live at CML HealthCare Inc.
MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/09/13 -- CML HealthCare
Inc. (TSX:CLC) (the "Company" or "CML"), a leading community-based
provider of laboratory and medical imaging services in Ontario and
British Columbia, is pleased to announce that Canada's largest,
automated hematology system is live and operational at CML.
"On February 11, 2013, CML announced the purchase of three Sysmex
HST-N(TM) Total Hematology Automation System lines to be fully
implemented and operational by the second quarter of 2013. I am
pleased to report that the system has been installed on time, and on
budget," said Thomas Wellner, President and Chief Executive Officer
of CML. "Today, we hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Chairman
and CEO of Sysmex Corporation, Mr. Hisashi Ietsugu, Mr. Kazuya Obe,
Member of the Managing Board and Executive Office Managing Director
International Business and Mr. Carl Rocha, General Manager of Sysmex
Canada, Inc. We are very honoured that these executives travelled
from Japan to attend this momentous occasion. We are very proud to
partner with Sysmex to bring advanced clinical diagnostic tools to
our clients. As always, we are committed to delivering high quality,
timely, and cost-effective healthcare to Ontarians."
"We are very pleased with the smooth installation process at CML's
central laboratory," said Mr. Rocha. "Our focus is to provide
hematology solutions that help clinical laboratories improve their
operations and we are proud to be able to accomplish this in a timely
manner for CML."
The Sysmex HST-N(TM) Total Hematology Automation System will allow
CML's broad spectrum hematology laboratory to increase efficiency.
Sysmex's decision support software for clinical laboratory, Sysmex
WAM(TM), complements this scale of testing by managing and
standardizing clinical results across a single testing site, or as an
enterprise-wide solution to connect multiple testing sites or sites
with multiple systems. Its installation at CML is in line with the
Company's strategy of implementing infrastructure improvements at the
central laboratory and improving efficiency by leveraging technology.
Sysmex's hematology solutions will provide CML with the benefits of
enhanced clinical opportunities, increased capacity, improved
operational efficiencies and decreased operating costs.
About CML HealthCare Inc.
Based in Mississauga, Ontario, CML HealthCare Inc. a leading
community-based, medical diagnostic services provider in Canada
operating 114 Client C.A.R.E. Centres in Ontario, 84 imaging centres
in Ontario and British Columbia, and a reference laboratory in
Ontario focused on specialized coagulation testing and equipment
calibration for international customers. CML is publicly-traded on
the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "CLC" and has
approximately 89.8 million common shares outstanding. For more
information, please visit www.cmlhealthcare.com or follow CML on
CML HealthCare Inc.
Alice Dunning, MBA, CFA
Director, Corporate Communications
(905) 565-0043 ext. 3472
(905) 565-2844 (FAX)
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