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Aspyra, CyberPATH (AP Systems 2018)

Aspyra, CyberPATH (AP Systems 2018)

Anatomic pathology computer systems, February 2018

Contact Information

Gary Bennett
Jacksonville, FL

Name of anatomic pathology system CyberPATH
Configuration of AP system available as a standalone system designed to interface with any LIS or EHR and as a dedicated Aspyra module
Year company began selling AP systems (any brand or model) 2010
Most recent installation of this AP system* March 2015
Last major product release or update for featured AP system* October 2015 (version 7.3.2)
Total No. of contracts for sites operating AP system 5
• No. of sales of this system between Dec. 2016–Nov. 2017 0
No. of sites operating AP system in U.S./Outside U.S. 5 (hospital, independent labs, clinics or group practices)/0
Market AP systems outside the U.S. yes (worldwide)
• Foreign locations in which system installed Malaysia
No. of employees in entire company/Focused solely on AP systems development, installation, support 23/0
Provide list of client sites to potential customers on request yes (complete list but prospective client must sign a nondisclosure agreement)
Clients restricted from sharing their experience with company or software no
Range in No. of surgical pathology cases per year in installed sites 1,500–9,000
Range in No. of gynecologic cytology cases per year in installed sites 1–21,000
Programming languages Micro Focus COBOL, Visual Basic, C++
Databases and tools Microsoft SQL
Operating systems Windows server
• Surgical pathology information system/Cytology information system installed/installed
• Autopsy information system/Autopsy measurements, organ weights installed/installed
• Specimen log-in/Ability to scan and store manual requisitions installed/available but not installed
• Specimen tracking/Specimen storage and retrieval installed/under development
• Entry of block IDs installed
• Specimen labels/Histology slide labels installed/installed
• Barcoded slide labels/Barcoded cassettes installed/installed
• Linear barcodes/Two-dimensional barcodes available via a third party/not available for this software
• Histology worksheets installed
• Word processing—vendor specific installed
• Voice entry of gross description/Voice entry of final diagnosis available via a third party/available via a third party
• Gross images integrated in reports installed
• Microscopic images integrated in reports installed
• Electronic signature installed
• Remote printing of completed reports/Direct fax reports installed/installed
• Web-based remote inquiry of reports installed
• Physician Web access for order entry installed
• Natural language search capability not available for this software
• Multi-site or multi-facility–wide area network installed
• Sound-alike retrieval of patient history not available for this software
• Tumor registry reports/Management reports not available for this software/installed
• Reports sufficient to comply with CLIA ’88 regulations installed
• Comprehensive billing and AR/Interface to external billing system available via a third party/available via a third party
• Inbound result-reporting interface to receive discrete results from an external lab and store them in patient record installed
• EHR interface: admissions/discharge/transfer (ADT) installed
• EHR interface: result reporting/Report sent to EHR as PDF for clinician installed/installed
• EHR interface: incoming clinical results installed
• Partin tables/Gleason score calculations not available for this software/installed
• Synoptic reporting for microscopic examination/For gross examination installed/installed
• CAP electronic cancer checklists automatically embedded not available for this software
• Client services module/Consult management and reporting available via a third party/installed
• LIS manager or lab employee can create ad hoc reports accessing all data elements in AP system installed
• Lab can define and modify schedule under which management and patient reports are automatically compiled and run installed
• Business analytics and management dashboard available via a third party
• Support for molecular testing and reporting under development
Percentage of sites using result-reporting interfaces to external systems based on transmission of fully formatted (e.g., PDF or CDA) results 5%
Software provides indexed field in each test definition for LOINC code yes
AP system supports use of SNOMED CT for all cases yes
System can auto. send tumor diagnoses to regional or state tumor registry capability in development
Other lab-related vendor systems to which software has an interface NextGen, eTransX, Practice Partners, Healthpac, e-MDs, HealthFusion, TouchWorks
Voice-recognition products or partners that system uses Nuance Dragon
Whole slide imaging systems that interface to AP system Thermo Fisher Scientific
Human languages (other than English) offered on system none
Client receives copy of source code escrow
User group that meets on established schedule yes (meets via conference call)
Methods by which users can tailor AP system in their own setting ad hoc query tools, dictionary settings
Standard software maintenance fee covers periodic system updates yes
Fee for software modifications to comply with federal regs and laws yes (software modifications optional)
Functionality provided via ASP or cloud-based data center no
Total cost for smallest existing standalone AP system installation** $48,874 (annual maintenance fee, $7,200)
Total cost for largest existing standalone AP system installation** $91,650 (annual maintenance fee, $16,497)
Distinguishing product features (supplied by company) • 30+ years of industry experience • exceptional interfacing capabilities • user-defined reporting options
*based on December 2017 survey deadline
**total cost includes hardware, software, installation, and training
Note: a dash in lieu of an answer means company did not answer question or question is not applicable
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