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Balancing the 4 C’s of Laboratory Information Systems – Cost, Complexity, Control, and Change

Deciding which LIS is best suited to meet the needs of your laboratory today and in the future is an important decision with several factors to be considered. No LIS is fully “plug-and-play”; some configuration is always required. The question is how much, and whether it is implemented with the tools and templates provided by the software vendor, in order to avoid becoming a one-off...

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The Value of a Patient to Payment Process for Next-Gen Sequencing and Pharmacogenomics

The volume of next-generation sequencing (NGS) and pharmacogenomics (PGx) tests is growing every year. According to the Next Generation Sequencing Market Report published by Allied Market Research, the global NGS market is expected to reach $12.8 billion by 20221. These are high-value tests in terms of both diagnostic worth and cost. As such, laboratories need to understand the pathway to...

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