Medica corporation sought a solution to ensure their test results were the most accurate and safe for patients. Test reliability is highly dependent on the quality of the reagent in use. Medica designs its analyzers and reagents as a complementary system so that test accuracy is optimized. Therefore, authenticating the disposable reagent system used with the analyzer is critical to the quality of data received by the healthcare professional and the patient. Accurate test results are a precursor to proper patient treatment and ultimately patient safety.