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Clinlab, Clinlab LIS (LIS 2017)

Clinlab, Clinlab LIS (LIS 2017)

Laboratory information systems, November 2017

Contact Information

Allen Wilson
296 Treemont Drive
Orange City, FL 32763

Name of laboratory information system Clinlab LIS
First ever*/Most recent LIS installation (based on September 2017 survey deadline) 1987/June 2016
Last major release or update of featured LIS April 2017 (version 9.001)
Total No. of contracts for sites operating LIS 22
No. of sales of LIS between August 2016–August 2017 1 (independent lab)
Total No. of sites operating LIS/No. of those sites that are outside U.S. 22/0
No. of LIS installations between August 2016–August 2017 0 (working on custom development activities)
Percentage of sites where company has no other software installed 100%
Percentage of high-volume** sites installed/Low-volume*** sites installed 35%/65%
Provide list of installed client sites to potential customers on request yes (partial list of comparable sites)
Clients restricted from sharing their experience with company or LIS no
No. of employees in entire company 8
• No. of employees dedicated to LIS development, installation, and support 5
Range in No. of user workstations in sites operating LIS 3–100 (average, 5)
Central hardware or service type Microsoft server
How central server failure is handled manual intervention necessary to restore operation or system continues uninterrupted (user’s option)
Programming language(s) C#, Delphi
Operating system(s) Microsoft
Databases and tools Sybase SQL, Microsoft SQL
System includes full transaction logging no
Languages (other than English) offered on system none
Features/modules incorporated in product:
• Chemistry and hematology/Bar-coded collection labels installed/installed
• Microbiology/Public health microbiology installed/installed
• Blood bank donor/Blood bank transfusion not available/not available
• Surgical pathology/Cytology not available/not available
• Molecular pathology/Cytogenetics installed/installed
• Flow cytometry installed
• EHR interface for admission/discharge/transfer (ADT) installed
• EHR interface for order entry/EHR interface for results reporting installed/installed
• EHR interface for packaging results into PDF format installed
• EHR interface for packaging results into CDA1 format/CDA2 format under development/under development
• Ad hoc reporting/Rules-based system installed/installed
• Management and statistical reporting installed
• Connection to provider offices installed
• Commercial laboratory functionality installed
• Compliance checking not available
• Billing and accounts receivable not available
• Materials management and inventory not available
• Test partition/Remote faxing or printing installed/installed
• HIPAA-standard transaction formats installed
• Web-based remote inquiry of reports/Web access for order entry installed/installed
• Specimen management and tracking installed
• Compliance and quality assurance tools installed
• Environmental health installed
• Business analytics installed
• Reference lab interface for orders, results return, status return installed
LIS can report lab data that is focus of meaningful use guidelines to public health agencies via automated electronic transmission using specified formats**** for:
• Microbiology data (culture and sensitivity) yes
• Other reportable diseases (blood lead, immunology, etc.) yes
• Tumor diagnosis and case data to regional cancer registry***** no
Other lab-related IT vendors’ systems to which LIS has an interface
Lab automation systems or workcells to which LIS can interface Beckman Coulter, Siemens, Olympus America, Roche Diagnostics
LIS allows third-party updates of tables and rules no
LIS allows for image capture, display, reporting no
LIS provides indexed field in each test definition for LOINC code yes
Provide LOINC dictionary for each new installation yes
LIS supports use of SNOMED CT
Use third-party middleware for LIS-instrument interfaces yes (use a combination of direct interfaces and third-party middleware)
Percentage of LIS clients that use positive patient ID systems to identify patients and blood specimens collected at bedside 0
Source code/User group that meets on established schedule escrow/no
Methods by which users can tailor LIS in their own setting ad hoc query tools, dictionary settings
Standard software maintenance fee covers periodic updates to LIS yes
Fee for software modifications to comply with federal regulations and laws standard (no charge)
LIS functionality available via ASP or cloud-based data center no
Cost for smallest existing LIS install (includes hardware, software, install, training) $10,000 (annual maintenance fee, $1,500)
Cost for largest existing LIS install (includes hardware, software, install, training) $100,000 (annual maintenance fee, $15,000)
Distinguishing product features (supplied by company) • small basis and footprint • easy user interface • real-time interfaces
*any system or model
**generate >500,000 billed tests annually, or >200 bed hospitals, or >500 requisitions per day
***generate >500,000 billed tests annually, or >200 bed hospitals, or >500 requisitions per day
****HL7 2.5.1, LOINC, SNOMED, etc.
*****using NAACCR Pathology Laboratory Electronic Reporting, vol. V, version 4.0, April 2011 ed.
Note: a dash in lieu of an answer means company did not answer question or question is not applicable
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