Repositioning the Clinical Laboratory as a Strategic Pillar of the Value-Based Healthcare Organization, Consistent with Clinical Lab 2.0

Panel of experts in healthcare and the clinical laboratory market identify key trends and discuss how innovative medical laboratories are adding value—and getting paid for that value Effective clinical laboratory leadership in today’s value-based healthcare system means demonstrating value within an integrated delivery network. After all, as fee-for-service payment for clinical lab tests gives way to value-added reimbursement arrangements, all medical laboratories will need to justify their...

Medical Laboratory Middleware Provider Data Innovations to Be Sold to Roper Industries, the Owner of Sunquest Information Systems

Following the acquisition, Data Innovations will become a business division of Sunquest and the two companies will work to integrate their clinical laboratory information systems There’s more change in the clinical laboratory marketplace. Yesterday it was announced that Data Innovations—a major player in medical laboratory middleware systems—had been acquired by Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE:ROP), the owner of Sunquest Information Systems. Executives at Roper Industries said that Data...

Business Intelligence Comes to The Clinical Laboratory Industry – Finally!

Business Intelligence software now allows for real-time data capture, analysis and evaluation of medical laboratory operations For clinical laboratories and anatomic pathology groups across the nation, the latest use of middleware is for business intelligence. This is a brand-new trend, as only first-mover and early adopter medical laboratories have acquired and currently use some type of middleware solution that delivers business intelligence. One-by-one, laboratory informatics companies are...

Data Innovations Receives FDA Clearance for Its Instrument Manager Software

Dark Daily was recently forwarded a press release entitled Data Innovations Receives FDA Clearance for Instrument Manager. Our first response was to wonder why Data Innovations decided to pursue FDA clearance for Instrument Manager. After all, in general, laboratory middleware does not require FDA clearance. Furthermore, many laboratory middleware and laboratory information systems (LIS) companies have criticized the FDA whenever, over the past decade, that the federal agency suggested that...
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