IDEXX Laboratories Introduces the IDEXX VetConnect PLUS App for Immediate Results Notification
Instant iPhone alerts let veterinarians stay up to the minute with every case and inform pet owners more quickly
WESTBROOK, Maine, March 19, 2014 — IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX) today announced the availability of the IDEXX VetConnect PLUS mobile app for the iPhone. The new app not only notifies veterinarians the moment diagnostic results are ready, but also presents those results, whether they are generated from IDEXX in-house analyzers or IDEXX Reference Laboratories. This allows practitioners to closely monitor their patients’ cases and make timely medical decisions.
“Using your iPhone for notification of diagnostic results brings the benefits and convenience of texting and other mobile apps to veterinary medicine,” said Jonathan Ayers, President and Chief Executive Officer, IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. “When a patient’s health is on the line, you want results the moment they are ready. The VetConnect PLUS app does this by notifying veterinarians about results generated by both IDEXX in-house analyzers and IDEXX Reference Laboratories. This mobile app also advances veterinarians’ ability to practice real-time care with in-house laboratory results available during the client’s appointment.”
The VetConnect PLUS app allows veterinarians to filter results, so they see only the cases they are monitoring at any given time. Practitioners get an immediate view of complete quantitative and qualitative results, including reference intervals and comments.
“Veterinarians’ ability to provide timely patient care as well as a highly responsive level of client service is vital to nurturing their bond with pet owners,” continued Ayers. “IDEXX is privileged to help strengthen the bonds by providing cutting-edge technologies like the VetConnect PLUS app.”
About IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. is a leader in pet healthcare innovation, serving practicing veterinarians around the world with a broad range of diagnostic and information technology-based products and services. IDEXX products enhance the ability of veterinarians to provide advanced medical care, improve staff efficiency and to build more economically successful practices. IDEXX is also a worldwide leader in providing livestock and poultry diagnostic tests and tests for the quality and safety of water and milk. Headquartered in Maine, IDEXX Laboratories employs more than 5,500 people and offers products to customers in more than 175 countries.
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