Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
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Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is a company that makes in vitro diagnostics products. It was created following Johnson and Johnson's acquisition of Eastman Kodak's Clinical Diagnostics Division in 1994 (to form Johnson & Johnson Clinical Diagnostics), which was then merged with Ortho Diagnostic Systems in 1997. Their corporate offices are in Raritan, New Jersey, while their main research and manufacturing facilities are in Rochester, New York. The business has two major segments: Transfusion Medicine which is involved in screening human blood, and Clinical Laboratories, which does a variety of chemical and immunodiagnostic testing.
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. delivers high-quality in vitro diagnostic products that give healthcare professionals around the world the knowledge they need to make better treatment decisions sooner. The company serves the global transfusion medicine community with donor screening and blood typing products to help ensure every patient receives blood that is safe, the right type and the right unit. Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. also brings sophisticated information management, testing technologies and automation and interpretation tools to clinical laboratories worldwide to help them run more efficiently and improve patient care.
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. (OCD) unveiled its newly expanded executive leadership team following the acquisition of the company by The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) from Johnson & Johnson. In his first act as OCD Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Martin D. Madaus announced key appointments in finance, operations, legal and commercial to advance strategic sectors of the In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) business.
- Daneman, Matthew (16 January 2014). "Carlyle to buy Ortho-Clinical for $4.15 billion". Democrat and Chronicle. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
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