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Lab Software: Page 2
Cardinal Health launches new lab automation software
WaveMark alerts clinical lab staff on what to order and when to order it, Cardinal Health said. Its search capabilities help quickly identify the location of products needed and lot numbers to ensure appropriate supplies are used first. Plus, it proactively alerts users about recalled, expired, and at-risk products and supplies, ensuring patient safety and decreasing costs and waste, the company said. In addition, WaveMark also automates the flow of information by integrating with existing financial systems.
November 17, 2021
PreciseMDX launches lab connectivity software
PreciseMDX allows labs to establish personalized digital portals for both providers and patients. It handles a variety of tasks, from scheduling and check-in, to planning onsite or home testing, to delivering test results, the company said.
August 29, 2021
BD launches new BD Cor molecular diagnostics system
The BD Cor system uses robotics and sample management software algorithms. It is modular, scalable, and designed to address multiple needs within clinical labs for expanding molecular testing and increasing testing volumes.
August 24, 2021
Ortho inks deal with Thermo Fisher for QA software
Thermo Fisher will provide and support its MAS quality controls and LabLink xL QA software through Ortho's Vitros QC platform.
July 6, 2021
Survey: Scientists want to boost use of lab automation
In total, 74% of scientists reported that less than half of their lab operations are automated. Of those surveyed, 19% of respondents said that their labs are between 51% and 75% automated and only 6% reported an automation percentage over 76%.The most commonly used software and tools reported in the current survey were bioinformatics/cheminformatics, LIMSs, and specialized SDMSs. Researchers wanted to increase the use of electronic laboratory notebooks, SDMSs, and laboratory workflow automation systems in the future.When asked to select the top three benefits of lab automation and informatics, respondents reported the following:
May 24, 2021
CompuGroup Medical acquires Schuyler House
The deal also adds Schuyler House's SchuyLab laboratory information system to CompuGroup's portfolio. SchuyLab features a modular and scalable software designed for physician offices and reference laboratories.
December 6, 2020
BioMerieux debuts clinical informatics software
The Clarion software-as-a-service tool aids antimicrobial stewardship programs at labs and hospitals. The software provides critical infectious disease data and increased visibility for the value of diagnostics, the company noted.
November 22, 2020
FDA warns labs about Thermo Fisher TaqPath COVID-19 kit
The FDA said the erroneous results could be generated by the TaqPath combo kit under certain circumstances. The kit is a molecular assay that's used with associated Applied Biosystems COVID-19 interpretive software for detecting COVID-19 using respiratory specimens.
August 16, 2020
Proscia integrates Philips image format in digital pathology platform
Through a collaborative effort, Philips' digital pathology software development kit, which incorporates the iSyntax image format, will be compatible with Proscia's Concentriq and AI modules, according to the companies. Many different hardware and software products are being used by labs transitioning to digital pathology, and there is increasing demand for interoperability and flexibility, Proscia said in a statement.
June 29, 2020
GE deploys remote patient monitoring for COVID-19 fight
Mural is designed to provide hospitals with a broad view of their ventilated patient population and help identify patients at risk of deterioration, according to the vendor. The software brings together near real-time data from ventilators, patient monitoring systems, electronic medical records, labs, and other systems.
April 14, 2020
LabLynx debuts LIMS for COVID-19 testing
CovidLiMS is a low-cost, turnkey LIMS that can go from setup to live within two to five days, according to the company. The system addresses the needs of existing clients and labs that need to perform COVID-19 testing but don't have a LIMS, or software suitable for COVID-19 testing, LabLynx said.
April 9, 2020
Persivia upgrades test ordering module
SmartLab is now available as a module in Persivia's CareSpace cloud-based software-as-a-service (SAAS) platform for integration into state laboratory information management systems. It also allows providers to self-map their local insurance codes to standard codes accepted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and to accept messages in HL7 2.3/2.5 EDI/XML formats via multiple protocols, the company said.
March 10, 2020
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