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CompuGroup Medical, CGM LABDAQ (LIS 2017)

CompuGroup Medical, CGM LABDAQ (LIS 2017)

Laboratory information systems, November 2017

Contact Information

CompuGroup Medical
Gene Williamson
10715 Red Run Blvd., Suite 101
Owings Mills, MD 21117

Name of laboratory information system CGM LABDAQ†
First ever*/Most recent LIS installation (based on September 2017 survey deadline) 1991/August 2017
Last major release or update of featured LIS July 2017 (version CGM LABDAQ 17.3)
Total No. of contracts for sites operating LIS 2,935
No. of sales of LIS between August 2016–August 2017 142 (1 hospital, 57 independent labs, 84 other sites)
Total No. of sites operating LIS/No. of those sites that are outside U.S. 3,505/10 (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Longawai, Malawi, Virgin Islands, Panama)
No. of LIS installations between August 2016–August 2017 120
Percentage of sites where company has no other software installed 100%
Percentage of high-volume** sites installed/Low-volume*** sites installed not tracked/not tracked
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 250
• No. of employees dedicated to LIS development, installation, and support 77
Range in No. of user workstations in sites operating LIS 1–150+ (average, 5–10)
Central hardware or service type client/server (business grade)
How central server failure is handled manual intervention necessary to restore operation or system continues uninterrupted (user’s option)
Programming language(s) .Net
Operating system(s) Windows Server 2012 F2, Windows 10 Professional
Databases and tools Oracle
System includes full transaction logging yes
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 installed/installed
• Molecular pathology/Cytogenetics installed/not available
• 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 not available/not available
• Ad hoc reporting/Rules-based system installed/installed
• Management and statistical reporting installed
• Connection to provider offices installed
• Commercial laboratory functionality installed
• Compliance checking installed
• Billing and accounts receivable not available
• Materials management and inventory under development
• 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 not available
• 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 Cerner, Sunquest, NovoPath, Healthland, McKesson, Meditech, Epic, Siemens, others
Lab automation systems or workcells to which LIS can interface Beckman Coulter, Siemens, Roche Diagnostics
LIS allows third-party updates of tables and rules yes (from CodeMap)
LIS allows for image capture, display, reporting yes
LIS provides indexed field in each test definition for LOINC code yes
Provide LOINC dictionary for each new installation no
LIS supports use of SNOMED CT yes
Use third-party middleware for LIS-instrument interfaces no (interface directly)
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/yes (meets in person and via webinar)
Methods by which users can tailor LIS in their own setting ad hoc query tools, user-configurable rules, user-defined fields for patient information, others
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) $15,000 (annual maintenance fee, $1,900)
Cost for largest existing LIS install (includes hardware, software, install, training) $700,000 (annual maintenance fee, $98,000)
Distinguishing product features (supplied by company) • advanced integration and connectivity capabilities with EHRs, billing, reference labs, and analyzers • powerful user-defined rules and data queries to assist with decision support and data analytics • experienced, responsive support staff, sales personnel, and system integration department for complete system support
*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 †formerly marketed by Antek HealthWare as LabDAQ
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