Leverage existing LIS/EMR investments

Being able to leverage existing system investments is of paramount importance to many pathology labs due to the significant, sunk costs that they have already incurred implementing their existing systems.  Pathagility enhances the capabilities and reach of existing healthcare management systems, and in many cases, can extend the lifespan of current technology investments, such as…

Laboratory Information System’s: What is the true cost of ownership?

What is the true cost of laboratory information systems (LIS) that support pathology?  When calculating, there are items that seem quite obvious and others that may be overlooked.  Software licensing and annual maintenance fees of traditional systems make up the majority of the obvious expenditures.  In the ever evolving health-care IT (HIT) world, one needs…