clinical laboratory information systems

Summary

Summary: Information systems, usually computer-assisted, designed to store, manipulate, and retrieve information for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling administrative and clinical activities associated with the provision and utilization of clinical laboratory services.

Top Publications

  1. pmc The design and evaluation of a graphical display for laboratory data
    David T Bauer
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:416-24. 2010
  2. pmc Electronic laboratory data quality and the value of a health information exchange to support public health reporting processes
    Brian E Dixon
    Indiana University, School of Informatics, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2011:322-30. 2011
  3. ncbi Survey of critical value reporting and reduction of false-positive critical value results
    Anand S Dighe
    Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 132:1666-71. 2008
  4. ncbi Critical values in the coagulation laboratory: results of a survey of the North American Specialized Coagulation Laboratory Association
    Menaka Pai
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Am J Clin Pathol 136:836-41. 2011
  5. ncbi Pathology consultation on reporting of critical values
    Jonathan R Genzen
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 135:505-13. 2011
  6. ncbi Analysis of laboratory critical value reporting at a large academic medical center
    Anand S Dighe
    Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 125:758-64. 2006
  7. ncbi Medical laboratory informatics
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Clin Lab Med 27:823-43, vii. 2007
  8. pmc Laboratory surge response to pandemic (H1N1) 2009 outbreak, New York City metropolitan area, USA
    James M Crawford
    North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System Laboratories, Manhasset, New York, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:8-13. 2010
  9. pmc Benefits and barriers to electronic laboratory results reporting for notifiable diseases: the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene experience
    Trang Quyen Nguyen
    EIS Field Assignments Branch of the Office of Workforce and Career Development at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:S142-5. 2007
  10. pmc Improving response to critical laboratory results with automation: results of a randomized controlled trial
    G J Kuperman
    Partners HealthCare System, Department of Information Systems, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 6:512-22. 1999

Detail Information

Publications178 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc The design and evaluation of a graphical display for laboratory data
    David T Bauer
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:416-24. 2010
    ..The effect of this novel display on physicians' interpretation of data was investigated...
  2. pmc Electronic laboratory data quality and the value of a health information exchange to support public health reporting processes
    Brian E Dixon
    Indiana University, School of Informatics, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2011:322-30. 2011
    ..Data processed by the HIE were often more complete, suggesting that HIEs can support improvements to existing public health reporting processes...
  3. ncbi Survey of critical value reporting and reduction of false-positive critical value results
    Anand S Dighe
    Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 132:1666-71. 2008
    ..Reporting of laboratory critical values has become an issue of national attention because of important regulatory, medicolegal, and clinical concerns...
  4. ncbi Critical values in the coagulation laboratory: results of a survey of the North American Specialized Coagulation Laboratory Association
    Menaka Pai
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Am J Clin Pathol 136:836-41. 2011
    ..It also provides critical value medians and ranges for a wide range of tests. Laboratories without critical values or in the process of reviewing their values may find this survey of their peers useful...
  5. ncbi Pathology consultation on reporting of critical values
    Jonathan R Genzen
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 135:505-13. 2011
    ..This article presents a hypothetical (yet fairly common) clinical case scenario regarding critical values and then provides an up-to-date discussion and review of the literature on the reporting of critical results...
  6. ncbi Analysis of laboratory critical value reporting at a large academic medical center
    Anand S Dighe
    Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 125:758-64. 2006
    ..Factors leading to delays in critical value reporting are identified, and we describe approaches to improving this important operational and patient safety issue...
  7. ncbi Medical laboratory informatics
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Clin Lab Med 27:823-43, vii. 2007
    ....
  8. pmc Laboratory surge response to pandemic (H1N1) 2009 outbreak, New York City metropolitan area, USA
    James M Crawford
    North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System Laboratories, Manhasset, New York, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:8-13. 2010
    ..The ability of System laboratories to rapidly increase to high-volume comprehensive diagnostics, including influenza A subtyping, provided key epidemiologic information for local and state public health departments...
  9. pmc Benefits and barriers to electronic laboratory results reporting for notifiable diseases: the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene experience
    Trang Quyen Nguyen
    EIS Field Assignments Branch of the Office of Workforce and Career Development at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:S142-5. 2007
    ..We assessed the ELR experience of New York City's surveillance programs to identify barriers to ELR implementation and generalizable lessons about automated electronic notifiable disease surveillance...
  10. pmc Improving response to critical laboratory results with automation: results of a randomized controlled trial
    G J Kuperman
    Partners HealthCare System, Department of Information Systems, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 6:512-22. 1999
    ..To evaluate the effect of an automatic alerting system on the time until treatment is ordered for patients with critical laboratory results...
  11. pmc Disease reporting from an automated laboratory-based reporting system to a state health department via local county health departments
    H D Backer
    Immunization Branch, Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:257-65. 2001
    ..The authors assessed the completeness of disease reporting from a managed care organization's automated laboratory-based reporting system to the California Department of Health Services (CDHS) via local public health departments...
  12. ncbi Laboratory medicine: challenges and opportunities
    Xavier Bossuyt
    Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Chem 53:1730-3. 2007
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  13. pmc Automatic electronic laboratory-based reporting of notifiable infectious diseases at a large health system
    Anil A Panackal
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:685-91. 2002
    ..Automatic reporting was more rapid and as complete as conventional reporting. Using standardized coding and minimizing free text usage will increase the completeness of electronic laboratory-based reporting...
  14. ncbi Required steps for the validation of a Laboratory Information Management System
    E Turner
    USACE Washington Aqueduct, 5900 MacArthur Blvd NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Qual Assur 9:217-24. 2001
    ..Proper validation of a LIMS will allow a laboratory to comply with regulations and also provide comprehensive documentation on the system that is necessary to troubleshoot future problems...
  15. ncbi Laboratory results. Timeliness as a quality attribute and strategy
    J H Howanitz
    Dept of Pathology, Box 25, SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 116:311-5. 2001
    ..All the steps from test ordering to results reporting should be monitored and steps taken to improve the processes. Various strategies to improve TAT at each step in the testing process are discussed...
  16. pmc Automated laboratory reporting of infectious diseases in a climate of bioterrorism
    Nkuchia M M'ikantha
    Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg 17108, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1053-7. 2003
    ..As illustrated, challenges encountered in deployment of existing electronic laboratory reporting systems could guide further refinement and advances in infectious disease surveillance...
  17. ncbi Electronic reporting improves timeliness and completeness of infectious disease notification, The Netherlands, 2003
    M Ward
    European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training EPIET, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Euro Surveill 10:27-30. 2005
    ..3% of data field examined were complete compared with 81.3% in 2001. This study documents the benefits of electronic reporting of infectious disease surveillance data in terms of improved timeliness and completeness...
  18. pmc Computerised pathology test order entry reduces laboratory turnaround times and influences tests ordered by hospital clinicians: a controlled before and after study
    J I Westbrook
    Centre for Health Informatics, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Australia
    J Clin Pathol 59:533-6. 2006
    ..To assess the impact of a computerised pathology order entry system on laboratory turnaround times and test ordering within a teaching hospital...
  19. ncbi Clinical governance and laboratory medicine: is the electronic medical record our best friend or sworn enemy?
    Nicola T Shaw
    iCARE, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Clin Chem Lab Med 44:712-8. 2006
    ..A number of outstanding issues regarding EMRs and electronic health records (EHRs) are identified and discussed briefly before the author provides a brief outlook on the future of clinical governance and EMRs in laboratory medicine...
  20. ncbi Diagnostic performance of quantitative kappa and lambda free light chain assays in clinical practice
    Jerry A Katzmann
    Division of Clinical Biochemistry and Immunology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Chem 51:878-81. 2005
    ..We evaluated its diagnostic performance in clinical practice...
  21. ncbi Studying critical values: adverse event identification following a critical laboratory values study at the ohio state university medical center
    James J Jenkins
    Department of Research and Education, Doctors Hospital Ohio Health, The Ohio State University, N337 Doan Hall, 410 W 10th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 128:604-9. 2007
    ....
  22. ncbi [Microbiological Surveillance Network in the Valencian community]
    Isabel Munoz
    Area de Epidemiologia, Dirección General de Salud Pública de Valencia, Valencia, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 26:77-81. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi Medical errors: impact on clinical laboratories and other critical areas
    Jawahar Kalra
    Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan and Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Clin Biochem 37:1052-62. 2004
    ..Appropriate attention to system factors involved in these errors and designing intelligent system approaches may help control and eliminate many of these errors in health care...
  24. ncbi Point of care testing
    James H Nichols
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Department of Pathology, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Clin Lab Med 27:893-908, viii. 2007
    ..Managing POCT requires dedicated resources, policies, and multidisciplinary commitment and cooperation to ensure the highest quality diagnostic services...
  25. ncbi [Development of a record-keeping strategy for improvement of information retention in microbiological processing]
    Jaime Alberto López
    Laboratorio de Microbiologia, Hospital Pablo Tobon Uribe, Medellin, Colombia
    Biomedica 24:318-23. 2004
    ..In conclusion, improvement of microbiological data processing depends not only on the method of collection and completion of recorded information, but also on constant quality control and evaluation...
  26. ncbi Establishing a simple and sustainable quality assurance program and clinical chemistry services in Eritrea
    Mitchell G Scott
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Immunology, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Chem 53:1945-53. 2007
    ..The complexity of automated instruments, coupled with a lack of resources and skilled workers, will present a challenge for these countries...
  27. ncbi Evaluation of add-on testing in the clinical chemistry laboratory of a large academic medical center: operational considerations
    Stacy Foran Melanson
    Division of Laboratory Medicine, Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:885-9. 2004
    ..Not only are add-on tests time-consuming and expensive, but storing routine specimens for 7 days in anticipation of add-ons consumes valuable laboratory space...
  28. ncbi Integration of data derived from biological variation into the quality management system
    Carmen Ricos
    Analytical Quality Commission, Spanish Society of Clinical Biochemistry And Molecular Pathology, Spain
    Clin Chim Acta 346:13-8. 2004
    ..corrected] Data on within- and between-subject biological variation are available for around 250 analytes commonly used in medical laboratories...
  29. ncbi Saving laboratory records: what, how, how long?
    Dan Baer
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    MLO Med Lab Obs 36:10-1, 14-6; quiz 18-20. 2004
  30. ncbi Hospital clinical laboratories are in a constant state of change
    Dina G Battisto
    Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, USA
    Clin Leadersh Manag Rev 18:86-99. 2004
    ....
  31. ncbi Proof of profitability. University medical center increase laboratory revenue and improves operational processes with outreach services
    Gary V Catarella
    Lab Services, Meridian Health, Neptune, N J, USA
    Health Manag Technol 25:32-5. 2004
  32. ncbi Changes in utilization of intraoperative laboratory testing associated with the introduction of point-of-care testing devices in an academic department
    David B Wax
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, New York 10029, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:1711-3, table of contents. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that frequency of intraoperative blood testing (IBT) would increase in association with installation of POCT devices in our surgical suites...
  33. ncbi [Desirable role of the clinical laboratory in hospital infection control]
    Yutaka Itoga
    Department of Internal Medicine, Akita Kumiai General Hospital, Akita
    Rinsho Byori 53:171-5. 2005
    ..It is also desirable for clinical laboratory to collaborate with infection control team (ICT) and link nurse, and provide them with useful information on on-going infection...
  34. ncbi National plan for reliable tuberculosis laboratory services using a systems approach. Recommendations from CDC and the Association of Public Health Laboratories Task Force on Tuberculosis Laboratory Services
    Thomas M Shinnick
    Division of TB Elimination, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 54:1-12. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi The California Clinical Data Project: a case study in the adoption of clinical data standards for quality improvement
    Walter Sujansky
    Sujuansky and Associates LLC
    J Healthc Inf Manag 20:71-8. 2006
    ..Lessons from this project may apply to the development and adoption of data standards for other states and locales and for the emerging national health information infrastructure...
  36. ncbi [Summary of an electronic chart system in Anjo Kosei hospital and clinical laboratory system]
    Kazuhiro Ishikawa
    Department of Clinical Laboratory, Anjo Kosei Hospital, Anjo 446 8602
    Rinsho Byori 54:145-52. 2006
    ..At this symposium, I presented a summary of the electronic chart system and the inspection system that this House introduced concentrating on the particularly special functions...
  37. ncbi [Clinical laboratory system in a complete electronic hospital]
    Nobuyuki Furuta
    Division of Clinical Laboratory, Gifu University Hospital, Gifu 501 1194
    Rinsho Byori 54:139-44. 2006
    ....
  38. ncbi The demand for more exacting test results--fast!--reformulates hospital labs
    Richard Haugh
    Hosp Health Netw 80:46-8, 50, 52, 2. 2006
    ..Lab staffs--already in short supply--need to be technically adept to administer and interpret the test results, and, in some cases, become more involved with clinicians...
  39. ncbi Accuracy of send-out test ordering: a College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study of ordering accuracy in 97 clinical laboratories
    Paul N Valenstein
    Department of Pathology, St Joseph Mercy Hospital, 5301 E Huron River Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 0995, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 132:206-10. 2008
    ..Errors entering orders for send-out laboratory tests into computer systems waste health care resources and can delay patient evaluation and management...
  40. ncbi Integration of scanned document management with the anatomic pathology laboratory information system: analysis of benefits
    Rodney A Schmidt
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6100, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 126:678-83. 2006
    ..This simple, integrated SDMS is an excellent value in a practice like ours, and many of the benefits likely apply in other practice settings...
  41. ncbi [Consulting work performed by the hospital laboratory. Laboratory information from the screening test of blood coagulation]
    Yutaka Komiyama
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Laboratory Medicine, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, 570 8506
    Rinsho Byori 53:514-21. 2005
    ..Another case with abnormalities in blood coagulation tests was discussed. From these experiences, we confirmed that our consultations are very important and can assist in the diagnosis of patients...
  42. ncbi [The current situation of clinical laboratory automation and its exploration on a preferred scheme]
    Dong Yang
    The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical College
    Zhongguo Yi Liao Qi Xie Za Zhi 29:120-3. 2005
    ..It analyses the problems and the preferred scheme which should be given careful consideration when a system is to be built in the hospital...
  43. ncbi Medical knowledge packages and their integration into health-care information systems and the World Wide Web
    Klaus Peter Adlassnig
    Section on Medical Expert and Knowledge Based Systems, Medical University of Vienna, Spitalgasse 23, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 136:121-6. 2008
    ..This has resulted in useful and widely accepted software-based clinical decision support for the benefit of the patient, the physician, and the organization funding the health care system...
  44. ncbi ["Turnaround time": a new parameter for the characterization of the overall efficacy of laboratory diagnostic processes]
    Peter Antal-Szalmas
    Debreceni Egyetem Orvos és Egészségtudományi Centrum, Klinikai Biokémiai és Molekuláris Patológiai Intézet, Debrecen, Hungary
    Orv Hetil 148:1317-27. 2007
    ..It characterizes the efficacy of the result generation process very well, and therefore, is considered as an important parameter of laboratory quality control...
  45. ncbi Clinical laboratory automation. Computerization can transform your lab from a drainer to a gainer
    Sam C Terese
    Laboratory Services, Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare, Ill, USA
    Healthc Inform 22:84-5. 2005
  46. ncbi [Consulting work cited in the hospital laboratory annual progress report of the laboratory information and consulting work and its role in Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University Hospital]
    Keiji Yamaguchi
    Department of Clinical Laboratory, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University Hospital, Toyama 930 0194
    Rinsho Byori 53:609-16. 2005
    ..We want to compile and share database of laboratory information. Then we can contribute to the area medical care...
  47. ncbi Turnaround time and transaction costs
    Peter Viccellio
    Ann Emerg Med 51:186-7. 2008
  48. ncbi [The ideal form of laboratory information management]
    Hiromi Kataoka
    Department of Clinical Laboratory, Kochi University, Nankoku 783 8505
    Rinsho Byori 53:39-46. 2005
    ..In this paper, we discuss the necessity of the information education in the clinical laboratory field and describe the importance of information management in a clinical laboratory...
  49. ncbi Quality in point-of-care testing
    James H Nichols
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Baystate Health System, Department of Pathology, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 3:563-72. 2003
    ..Use of the POCT literature can help establish an evidence-based justification to support POCT...
  50. ncbi Integration at two levels. West coast healthcare delivery system tackles automating lab facilities and merging separate vendor systems
    Rick Skinner
    Providence Health System, Portland, OR, USA
    Health Manag Technol 23:42-3. 2002
  51. ncbi Point of care testing in the emergency department
    Gregory J Fermann
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    J Emerg Med 22:393-404. 2002
    ..Patient care issues must be weighed against the cost of implementing POC testing and supporting the infrastructure needed to maintain this technology in the ED...
  52. ncbi Automated production of an on-line laboratory reference manual from a laboratory information system
    Sterling T Bennett
    Department of Pathology, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah 84143, USA
    J Med Syst 26:145-9. 2002
    ..We are therefore able to provide better sources of information in a sustainable manner...
  53. ncbi Development of a universal connectivity and data management system
    K Dyer
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 24:25-38; quiz 2 p following 75. 2001
    ..Current connectivity and analysis algorithms have future application to remote consultation, management of home self-monitoring patients, and examination of real-time data...
  54. ncbi Reducing major identification errors within a deployed phlebotomy process
    Lawrence J Bologna
    Laboratory Service, Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA
    Clin Leadersh Manag Rev 16:22-6. 2002
    ....
  55. pmc Hospital infection control
    Susan Dawson
    Public Health Laboratory, West Wales General Hospital, Glangwili, Carmarthen SA31 2AF
    BMJ 325:S121. 2002
  56. ncbi Electronic technology: a spark to revitalize primary care?
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 290:259-64. 2003
    ..If primary care practices are to benefit from the electronic revolution, they must redesign their clinical processes to ensure that e-health facilitates rather than hinders the work of physicians...
  57. ncbi Big gains, small budget. A rural hospital lab implements a hosted LIS that yields big improvements in lab productivity, client service and patient care with a low total-cost-of-ownership
    Roger Jacobs
    Huron Medical Center Bad Axe, Mich, USA
    Health Manag Technol 24:32, 35. 2003
  58. ncbi Design and implementation of a web-enabled haematological system
    Lefteris Gortzis
    Medical Physics Laboratory, Department of Medical School, University of Patras, Patra, Hellas 26500, Greece
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 75:221-34. 2004
    ....
  59. ncbi Implementation of a computerized physician order entry system of medications at the University Health Network--physicians' perspectives on the critical issues
    Robert C Wu
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
    Healthc Q 9:106-9. 2006
    ..Planning for specific implementation details had the benefit of input from physicians working in the area. Day-to-day issues of our residents and staff were also addressed promptly...
  60. pmc A web-based laboratory information system to improve quality of care of tuberculosis patients in Peru: functional requirements, implementation and usage statistics
    Joaquin A Blaya
    1Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard Medical School MIT, 77 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 7:33. 2007
    ....
  61. ncbi Phynx: an open source software solution supporting data management and web-based patient-level data review for drug safety studies in the general practice research database and other health care databases
    Marco Egbring
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University Hospital Zurich, 8091Zurich, Switzerland
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:38-44. 2010
    ..To develop a software solution that supports management and clinical review of patient data from electronic medical records databases or claims databases for pharmacoepidemiological drug safety studies...
  62. ncbi 2004: a lab odyssey
    Al M Akiyama
    MLO Med Lab Obs 36:30-1. 2004
  63. ncbi [Roles of Department of Clinical Laboratory in infection control]
    Ken Inden
    Department of Infection Control and Laboratory Diagnostics, Internal Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai 980 8574
    Rinsho Byori 53:345-9. 2005
    ..quot;Miyagi Infection Control Network" has held a forum 5 times a year from 1999, and 300-400 healthcare workers join the forum and discuss infection control...
  64. ncbi Evaluation of a microcomputer-based clinical laboratory data acquisition system linked with a minicomputer-based patient data management system
    K Morita
    Surgical Center, Hamamatsu University Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan
    J Clin Monit 4:48-58. 1988
    ..001) and 197 +/- 31 steps, respectively (n = 19, P less than 0.001), contrasted with 622 +/- 52 seconds and 374 +/- 87 steps without the system...
  65. ncbi Compliance for the clinical systems manager
    Christopher Young
    Laboratory Management Support Services, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Clin Leadersh Manag Rev 16:331-5. 2002
  66. ncbi Quality control for the clinical chemistry laboratory
    S Ohman
    ELFINILAB, Ljungsbro, Sweden
    Qual Assur 5:79-93. 1997
    ..In this article the most important aspects of quality control are outlined. For further study, I recommend the references listed at the end of this article...
  67. ncbi Benefits of laboratory automation: safety and accuracy
    David J Morris
    Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, USA
    Med Health R I 88:220-3. 2005
  68. ncbi Biomedical Informatics Unit (BMIU): Slim-prim system bridges the gap between laboratory discovery and practice
    Teeradache Viangteeravat
    University of Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Memphis, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 2:238-41. 2009
    ..The system is currently in use by a number of studies and has proven to be an effective tool for data collection and processing in clinical studies...
  69. ncbi Serial high-sensitivity troponin measurements for the rapid exclusion of acute myocardial infarction in low-risk patients
    Charlotte Dawson
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol, UK
    Emerg Med J 30:593-4. 2013
    ..In this study, we explore a strategy for rapidly excluding AMI in symptomatic patients using serial high-sensitivity troponin measurements...
  70. ncbi Management of a point-of-care program. Organization, quality assurance, and data management
    S K Humbertson
    Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Lab Med 21:255-68. 2001
    ..The function of downloading data requires complete automation and transparency for nursing and other testing personnel to gain complete cooperation. The future for data management, however, looks promising for meeting the needs of today...
  71. pmc Coverage of neonatal screening: failure of coverage or failure of information system
    A E Ades
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford St, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Arch Dis Child 84:476-9. 2001
    ..To evaluate neonatal screening coverage using data routinely collected on the laboratory computer...
  72. ncbi Application of 3-D Delta check graphs to HbA1c quality control and HbA1c utilization
    David V Tran
    University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Clin Pathol 130:292-8. 2008
    ..Delta checking can be significantly improved with customization of limits set by population and interobservation period. Because LIS systems are incapable of these customizations, customers must become advocates for these modifications...
  73. ncbi Evaluation of a method that supports pathology report coding
    A Hasman
    Department of Medical Informatics, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Methods Inf Med 40:293-7. 2001
    ..The paper focuses on the problem of adequately coding pathology reports using SNOMED. Both the agreement between pathologists in coding and the quality of a system that supports pathologists in coding pathology reports were evaluated...
  74. pmc Presentation of clinical laboratory results: an experimental comparison of four visualization techniques
    Torbjørn Torsvik
    Norwegian EPR Research Centre, Department of Neuroscience, The Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 20:325-31. 2013
    ..To evaluate how clinical chemistry test results were assessed by volunteers when presented with four different visualization techniques...
  75. ncbi [Development of a clinical decision support system using clinical laboratory test data]
    Yasushi Matsumura
    Department of Medical Informatics, Osaka University Medical Hospital, Suita 565 0871, Japan
    Rinsho Byori 59:512-8. 2011
    ..In this study we developed an alert system that extracts target problems from the raw data and verifies whether contraindicated medication is prescribed...
  76. ncbi [Clinical laboratory guidelines beneficial for Japanese people]
    Masahiko Okada
    Division of Clinical Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Niigata 951 8510, Japan
    Rinsho Byori 59:491-5. 2011
    ..The guideline refers to many other clinical guidelines. However, in those guidelines, evidence about what to recommend is often lacking, misleading, or misinterpreted. These problems should be overcome in the near future...
  77. ncbi Use of an electronic alert to identify patients with acute kidney injury
    Katie Wallace
    Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, UK
    Clin Med 14:22-6. 2014
    ..4% of patients with AKI received acute renal replacement therapy (RRT). An e-alert system is feasible, allowing early identification of inpatients with AKI. ..
  78. ncbi Evaluation and interventions to reduce errors in HIV-2 testing
    Sarkis B Baghdasarian
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Healthc Qual 24:23-5, 61. 2002
    ..Modification of the order entry screen and consultation with clinical laboratory personnel for diagnostic HIV-2 testing were effective in reducing the rate of errors tenfold, to 4.3%...
  79. ncbi [Communication of useful information from laboratory physicians to clinical physicians]
    Naoto Shimetani
    Department of Clinical Laboratory, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, Koshigaya 343 8555
    Rinsho Byori 51:336-40. 2003
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  80. ncbi Doing more with less in the lab
    Elinore Craig
    Misys Healthcare Systems, Tucson, AZ, USA
    MLO Med Lab Obs 35:20-1. 2003
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Research Grants12

  1. OpenLIS: The Development of a Clinical Laboratory Information System Using the Op
    ROGER ALLAN HUBBARD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). We propose a similarly bold effort but in the area of clinical laboratory information systems (LIS) which is a critical component to enabling a fully electronic health records system and an ..
  2. Molecular analysis of astrovirus capsid assembly
    NEEL KRISHNA; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In the long term, we expect that this work will add not only to the understanding of astrovirus particle biology, but also lead to the development of therapeutic drugs or vaccines to combat viral gastroenteritis in humans. ..
  3. Targeting mTOR for Cancer Therapy
    Funda Meric Bernstam; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..With this study, we not only expect to identify pharmacodynamic markers of response for mTOR inhibitors but also to significantly enhance our understanding of mTOR inhibitors'mechanism of action. ..
  4. National Islet Cell Consortium Coordinating Center
    Joyce Niland; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Indiana Program of Excellence in Biomedical Computing
    Clement McDonald; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Evaluation of laboratory information systems in resource-poor settings
    Joaquin Blaya; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It will evaluate these systems to formally prove their benefits for locations with and without internet. This will provide guidelines for other programs worldwide to implement these technologies. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. A Community-shared Clinical Abstract to Improve Care
    DONALD CONNELLY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Clinical decision-making using a data-driven display
    James Harrison; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Interoperation of Genome Databases and Tools
    Kei Hoi Cheung; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will extend our approach to other types of genomic data such as microarray data, which both laboratories and others will soon be generating in large quantities. ..
  10. MAMMARY ESTROGEN METABOLISM AND BREAST CANCER RISK
    Fritz Parl; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The applicants will measure catechol estrogens in tissues selected by genotype and matched by menopausal status and body mass index and compare the results to those in their in vitro and cell line experiments. ..
  11. Characteristics and Costs of Impaired Fasting Glucose
    Gregory Nichols; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Finally, we will calculate and compare the costs of medical care for patients in each FPG stage, and estimate multivariate models to identify factors that contribute to medical costs in each stage. ..
  12. A Framework Based Clinical Documentation Evaluation Method
    SAMUEL T ROSENBLOOM; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed project will transition the PI from his current National Library of Medicine supported period of career development to an independent informatics investigator. ..