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Aspyra LLC, CyberPATH (AP Systems 2019)

Aspyra LLC, CyberPATH (AP Systems 2019)

Anatomic pathology computer systems, February 2019

Contact Information

Aspyra LLC
Gary Bennett
gbennett@aspyra.com
Jacksonville, FL
800-437-9000


Name of anatomic pathology system CyberPATH
Configuration of AP system available as a dedicated module for Aspyra’s LIS and as a standalone product designed to interface with any company’s LIS and EHR
Year company began selling AP systems (any brand or model) 2010
Most recent installation of this AP system* June 2016
Last product release or update for featured AP system* October 2015 (version 7.3p2)
Total No. of contracts for sites operating AP system 4
• No. of sales of this system between Dec. 2017–Nov. 2018
No. of sites operating AP system (hospitals/independent labs/clinics or group practices/other U.S. sites/foreign sites) 4 (0/2/1/0/1)
Market this AP system outside the U.S. yes (worldwide)
• Foreign locations in which system installed Malaysia
No. of employees in entire company 23
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 1,000–21,000
Programming languages COBOL, Visual Basic, C++
Databases and tools Microsoft SQL
Operating systems Windows server
Features/modules incorporated in product:
• Surgical pathology information system/Cytology information system installed at client sites/installed at client sites
• Autopsy information system/Autopsy measurements, organ weights installed at client sites/installed at client sites
• Specimen log-in/Ability to scan and store manual requisitions installed at client sites/under development
• Specimen tracking/Specimen storage and retrieval installed at client sites/under development
• Entry of block IDs installed at client sites
• Specimen labels/Histology slide labels installed at client sites/installed at client sites
• Barcoded slide labels/Barcoded cassettes installed at client sites/installed at client sites
• Linear barcodes/Two-dimensional barcodes available via a third party/available via a companion product
• Histology worksheets installed at client sites
• Word processing—vendor specific installed at client sites
• Voice entry of gross description/Voice entry of final diagnosis avail. via a companion product/avail. via a companion product
• Gross images integrated in reports installed at client sites
• Microscopic images integrated in reports installed at client sites
• Electronic signature installed at client sites
• Remote printing of completed reports/Direct fax reports installed at client sites/installed at client sites
• Web-based remote inquiry of reports installed at client sites
• Physician Web access for order entry installed at client sites
• Natural language search capability not available for this software
• Multi-site or multi-facility–wide area network installed at client sites
• Sound-alike retrieval of patient history not available for this software
• Tumor registry reports/Management reports not available for this software/installed at client sites
• Reports sufficient to comply with CLIA ’88 regulations installed at client sites
• Comprehensive billing and AR/Interface to external billing system available via a companion product/installed at client sites
• Inbound result-reporting interface to receive discrete results from an external lab and store them in patient record installed at client sites
• EHR interface: admissions/discharge/transfer (ADT) installed at client sites
• EHR interface: result reporting/Report sent to EHR as PDF for clinician installed at client sites/installed at client sites
• EHR interface: incoming clinical results installed at client sites
• Partin tables/Gleason score calculations not available for this software/installed at client sites
• Synoptic reporting for microscopic examination/For gross examination installed at client sites/installed at client sites
• CAP electronic cancer checklists automatically embedded not available for this software
• Client services module/Consult management and reporting avail. via a companion product/not available for this software
• LIS manager or lab employee can create ad hoc reports accessing all data elements in AP system installed at client sites
• Lab can define and modify schedule under which management and patient reports are automatically compiled and run installed at client sites
• Business analytics and management dashboard available via a companion product
• 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
System can auto. send tumor diagnoses to regional or state tumor registry yes
Other lab-related vendor systems to which software has an interface NextGen, eMDs, HealthFusion, Allscripts, others
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 (via conference call)
Methods by which users can tailor AP system in their own setting ad hoc query tools
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 available as a local server or an ASP or cloud-based product (client’s option); for the latter, monthly subscription fee plus installation costs
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 • strong interfacing capabilities • reporting capabilities
*based on December 2018 survey deadline
**total cost includes hardware, software, installation, and training
Note: a dash as an answer means company did not answer question or question is not applicable
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