Abbott introduces OneLab.

Inventory Supervisor provides an automated solution to improve the accuracy of order entry, inventory count and usage, while reducing labor necessary to track products. Decision Center is a business functionality application that utilizes advanced tools to bring together data from different resources to optimize decision-making. Using advanced data source technology, data could be integrated from multiple resources and quickly structured into visually accessible formats. ‘Irrespective of where they are located, laboratories all over the world all share common challenges – increasing test loads, staff mounting and shortages pressure to do more with less while improving quality,’ stated Ulf Oesinghaus, deputy pharmacy supervisor, laboratory director of strategic purchasing, University of Medicine Gottingen, Germany.Prime Minister Rudd provides announced a contribution of $560 million with the purpose of upgrading and starting new malignancy centers in regional and rural communities all over Australia. The rural areas are severely lacking in adequate cancer care that is seen in the three times higher rates of death within five years for these individuals compared to those in the towns. Using these 20 recently funded and improved Regional Cancer Centres cancer care will become brought nearer to their homes says Prime Minister Rudd. The plan is to create eight new regional cancer centres, seven upgrades to existing facilities, and four patient accommodation projects.