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Ventana Medical Systems Joins TSIA to Optimize Delivery of Professional Services

by Suzanne Hite
Earth Times

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 13, 2010 )
SAN DIEGO, CA, May 12, 2010 – The Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA), the technology services industry’s largest and most vibrant association, announced that Roche Group’s Ventana Medical Systems has joined TSIA as a member of its professional services discipline.

Ventana, based in Tucson, Arizona, develops, manufactures, and markets instrument/reagent systems that automate tissue preparation and slide staining in clinical histology and drug discovery laboratories worldwide. The company's clinical systems are important tools used in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Ventana's drug discovery systems are used to accelerate the discovery of new drug targets and evaluate the safety of new drug compounds. In addition, the company offers premier workflow solutions designed to improve laboratory efficiency, providing safeguards to enhance the quality of healthcare.

Ventana is one of many globally recognized medical technology industry leaders to represent this rapidly growing market segment of the TSIA community.

“Medical technology is one of the most exciting and important industries we serve, and Ventana is a true innovator in this field with customers who rely on their professional services organization to improve the practice of medicine,” said J.B. Wood, president and CEO of TSIA. “TSIA provides an unequalled combination of benchmarking research and thought leadership—in industry trends, operational best practices, and service technology selection and implementation—that has the potential to help medical technology professional services organizations to improve the quality of medical care around the world.”

About TSIA

The Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) is the leading professional association of the technology services industry. Our ranks include thousands of services executives, managers, and professionals from around the globe, representing the world’s leading enterprise and consumer technology companies, as well as scores of innovative small and midsize businesses across nine vertical industries. TSIA was formed in 2009 through the merger of the technology services industry’s three leading associations: the Association for Services Management International, the Service & Support Professionals Association, and the Technology Professional Services Association.