Using the Computer to Manage Change in the Clinical Pathology Lab

  • Charles F. Genre
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)


To realize the medical and administrative benefits that a laboratory information system (LIS) offers, healthcare institutions need to enter carefully into the selection and implementation process. Functional advances that laboratories can realistically expect to see in the near future should influence their choice of systems today.


Laboratory Section Laboratory Information System Selection Committee Test Request Rapid Response Time 
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