Always Open: Discover the power of an open POC Ecosystem™
Informatics solutions that allow you to connect more than 170 point-of-care devices
Choose the POC testing devices that work best for your business, regardless of the manufacturer. Easily, securely, and robustly connect more than 170 POCT devices to your existing IT infrastructure.
On November 7, 2016, Siemens Healthineers announced its acquisition of Conworx Technology GmbH to expand POC data management and open connectivity solutions.
The addition of Conworx products to the Siemens Healthineers portfolio increases choice and performance, offering products that are configurable to our customers’ specific needs.
Discover our POC Informatics solutions.
Frequently Asked Questions
How does informatics strengthen the POC Ecosystem Solution?
The Siemens Healthineers POC Ecosystem™ solution empowers the centralized management of POCT programs. It is a key enabler for POCT coordinators, helping them connect devices and users so testing efficiency is maximized, clinical workflow is improved, compliance is adhered to, and costs are efficiently managed.
The Conworx product portfolio is a perfect complement to the award-winning RAPIDComm® Data Management System, and by expanding its informatics product offering, Siemens Healthineers Point of Care Diagnostics provides a POC Ecosystem solution aligned with the megatrend of consolidation of healthcare providers around the world.
Will open connectivity remain for all devices?
Even though Siemens Healthineers has acquired Conworx, open connectivity to all devices, no matter what manufacturer, will remain.
Siemens Healthineers believes in enabling healthcare providers around the world to meet their current and evolving challenges and excel in their respective environments. With a dedication to increasing efficiency and reducing costs for customers, Siemens Healthineers is setting new trends in healthcare together with them—working under the motto “Engineering Success. Pioneering Healthcare. Together.”
Are Conworx products now Siemens Healthineers products?
With the acquisition, products developed by Conworx may now be for sale from your Siemens Healthineers sales representative or distributor, depending on local availability.*
Since 2003, the POCcelerator™ point-of-care data-management system has been organizing the daily POCT operations of hospitals throughout Europe. In just one system, it manages all devices, users, QC materials, and controls; presents data in a clearly structured manner; and is compliant with legal guidelines.
- Easy display of quality control and user management data as well as device monitoring
- Secure connection of more than 170 models of POCT devices
- Complete manufacturer independence and full flexibility in the selection of point-of-care devices
The UniPOC™ solution organizes the daily POC operations of hospitals. In a single system, it manages all accreditation requirements and presents data in a clear and structured format to comply with regulatory guidelines.
- The UniPOC system guarantees a secure and robust connection to more than 170 POC devices.
- Complete manufacturer independence allows full flexibility in the selection of appropriate point-of-care testing devices.
Tell me more about the benefits of POC informatics.
“I have to manage POCT workflow on 36 Siemens Healthineers analyzers used by more than 2800 operators in over 23 locations.”
̶ Felicity Dempsey, POC Coordinator, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin
Learn more about how Ireland’s largest teaching hospital has benefited from POC informatics and the Siemens Healthineers POC Ecosystem Solution.
What is Conworx?
Conworx: Smart Diagnostic Networks, Global IT Solutions
Conworx specialized in the development of laboratory point-of-care device interfaces and data management solutions. With years of experience, we are experts in the field of interface development, application development, and data management, delivering IT solutions around the globe.
We understand the evolving connectivity and regulatory needs of our customers. Our smart network solutions are tailored to meet your specific connectivity needs, both today and tomorrow.
Conworx received EN ISO 9001 certification in 2006.
*Product availability varies by country.
The products/features mentioned here are not commercially available in all countries. Due to regulatory reasons, their future availability cannot be guaranteed. Please contact your local Siemens Healthineers organization for further details.