Alere RALS® Customer Release Notes

Release Note Alerts

Throughout the year, Alere Informatics distributes a set of Customer Release Notes highlighting updates, new functionality and new features of our Alere RALS systems. These updates can include features of specific device interfaces or on the overall Alere RALS system as a whole. The list of notes below are for the most current versions of available Alere RALS systems.

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Alere RALS System Release Notes:

Release #

Release Date

Release Features


Version 5.16 November 22, 2017 Includes a new device interface for the Alere™ Reader as well as updates to the Alere™ i, Freestyle Precision Pro®, Nova Biomedical GLU, LAC and CREAT meters, cobas® Liat®, and more. Download
Version 5.15 August 31, 2017 Includes new device interface to the IL GEM® Premier™ 5000; GEM® Premier™ 4000 Support via GEMweb® Plus 500; New Respiratory Therapy Setups; and more Download
Version 5.14 June 8, 2017 Includes uni-directional interface to the BD Veritor™ Plus Flu A&B/RSV/Strep System; Operator Diploma Evidence; and more.
Version 5.13 April 17, 2017

New Release includes Respiratory Setup and Entry; Result Notification; Result Reprocessing; Patient Ranges in a single location; interfacing to the Medonic M Series hematology analyzer and much more.

Version 5.12 January 19, 2017

Added a “Result Resend’, ‘Result Reassignment’, and ‘Results Correction’ feature and updated a number of other features including, ‘Repeat Test Handling’, ‘additional grid columns’, and more.

Version 5.11 October 14, 2016

Includes new device interface's for the Opti Medical OPTI® CCA-TS and OPTI Medical OPTI® CCA-TS2 analyzers; Abbott i-STAT® 1 updates including Results Review Page now supporting range filtering, allowing QC lots to be associated with a test type and ranges, supporting Linearity Charting, updates to Levey-Jennings charts, and more;

Alerei Results Evaluation Process Updated; Nova Biomedical StatStrip® GLU / Nova Biomedical StatSensor® CREAT / Nova Biomedical StatStrip® LAC Added specimen type and patient type selection (pre-analytical comments), as well as new Nova Biomedical StatStrip® Glucose Wireless Configuration Settings; support for the Quidel Sofia® Strep A+ test; and much more.

Version 5.10 June 17, 2016

Includes interface to the Roche cobas® Liat® System, and updates to orders interfacing, enhanced patient search, operator recertification, i-STAT® consumables, operators page, linearity charts, and more...


Version 5.9

May 17, 2016

Includes Orders Interfacing; Task Management; Roche Observed Test Sequencing (OTS); Nova Meter Consumable Ranges Now Assigned by Location; and more!

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Version 5.8 December 25, 2015

Includes Auto Operator Recertification and Inventory Management features; interfacing to the Nova Stat Profile® Prime Analyzer, as well as updated system and product features.


Version 5.7

Updated 11/30/15

July 21, 2015

Includes New Manual Test Entry (RALS-MTE) feature, interfaces to the Piccolo Xpress® Chemistry Analyzer, Alere HemoPoint® H2 Meter as well as updated system and product features


Version 5.6

February 23, 2015

Includes interfaces to the Quidel Sofia® and Roche Urisys 1100® Analyzer as well as updated product features



Version 5.5

December 15, 2014

Includes interfaces to the Alere Afinion™ AS100, Alere Cholestech LDX®, Alere INRatio®2,  as well as updated product features


Version 5.4

September 12, 2014

Includes support for the Alerei, NOVA StatSensor® CREAT and NOVA Statstrip® LAC; as well as a wide range of new product features and product updates


Version 5.3

April 24, 2014

Includes support for the Mitsubishi PATHFAST® analyzer; the Radiometer ABL® 90 blood gas analyzer; and a wide range of new product features and product updates.


Version 5.2

February 13, 2014

Includes support for the Abbott Freestyle Precision Pro® meter (wireless); the RAPIDPoint® 500 Device; Manual Test Entry with the Nova StatStrip® device module; and more...


Version 5.1

December 11, 2013

Includes support of secure HTTP (HTTPS); the ability to Review Results on Flagged Results Page; New Reports, and more...


Version 5.0

September 9, 2013

Includes Abbott Precision Xceed Pro® meter product features, available reports and communication; as well as Alere RALS® Web3 New Product Features


Version 4.0

May 8, 2013

Includes information on the epoc® Blood Analysis System, Roche Accu-Chek® Inform II, Radiometer® ABL80 OSM, IL GEM® Premier 4000, Nova StatStrip®, and i-STAT®


Version 3.2

April 15, 2013

Includes New Look - New Features - New Functions


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