CEO SUMMARY: KLAS Research published its Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards in December and ranked Psyche WindoPath the top system in two categories. KLAS, which rates as many as 56 categories of healthcare software and professional services products in its annual report, does not provide much detail in how it conducts surveys of users,
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CEO SUMMARY: When 330-bed Botsford Hospital of Farmington Hills, Michigan, got interested in laboratory outreach 10 years ago, it brought in a new laboratory leader, invested in new analyzers and informatics, and then let the quality of the operation attract new business from the community. Today, Botsford’s outreach program performs 2.4 million tests per year
“Across the globe, laboratories face similar and
significant challenges in how they use information technology and middleware to solve problems.”
—Jacques Baudin, Executive Vice President, Technidata America Medical Software
CEO SUMMARY: Middleware seems to be all the rage across the laboratory industry these days. Many lab organizations now use software provided by multiple vendors. One of the newest
IT’S A TREND WHICH IS GAINING THE NOTICE of growing numbers of pathologists. Physician groups are taking steps to directly engage pathologists to diagnose cases.
The term “TC/PC” is often used to describe situations where two different providers provide the technical component (TC) and the professional component (PC) and each bills separately for its work.
CEO SUMMARY: During the coming transition from proprietary PC-based to web-based lab test ordering/reporting systems, it will be Internet start-up companies that have the competitive jump over traditional LIS vendors. There are many reasons why this is true. Here is a first look at the major players who will compete to provide Internet links between
CEO SUMMARY: Two processes are transforming healthcare: managed care and quality management. Laboratory information systems must incorporate radically new features if they are to support changes to clinical laboratory operations. This makes it imperative that laboratory executives select an effective laboratory information system.
PARALLEL DEVELOPMENTS in the healthcare marketplace are shaping the design and function of