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Transforming Diagnostic Service Delivery: One Lab’s Experience Integrating a Digital Pathology Platform and an LIS

Medicine has gone digital. This digital transformation can be seen in the rapid adoption of telemedicine, the use of digital radiology and medical imaging, and in precision medicine molecular and genomic testing. This post looks at how one laboratory, Cernostics, went digital through the implementation of a whole slide imaging and digital pathology platform integrated with an LIS. This integrated...

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Introducing XIFIN LIS 8: Helping Your Laboratory Scale and Respond to Changing Market Demands

We recently introduced the newest iteration of our cloud-based laboratory information system (LIS), XIFIN LIS 8. This is yet another example of our continued commitment and investment toward improving operational, clinical and financial outcomes for diagnostic providers.XIFIN LIS 8 introduces several new capabilities informed by customer and market input. For example, earlier this year we...

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You Invested to Meet the Demand for COVID-19 Testing: How Do You Optimize that Investment Post-Pandemic?

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., many laboratories invested in equipment, supplies, and personnel to manage the surge of COVID-19 test demand. For the laboratory information system (LIS), the backbone of the laboratory IT infrastructure, this meant new workflows, report templates, and instrument interfaces to handle the new COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests.Once...

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University of Southern California (USC) Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine — An Outreach Success Story

The University of Southern California (USC) Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is one of the largest and most acclaimed in the country, with nationally and internationally renowned physicians on its staff. When the team at USC decided to open an outreach laboratory to expand their lab services to the community, the department chose XIFIN, Inc. as its pathology laboratory information...

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Preparing for Market Disruption – Operational Lessons From COVID-19

Conor WardVP of Sales, XIFIN Joe NollarAVP LIS Product Development, XIFIN In March 2021, we had the privilege of being interviewed by Linda Wilson, Senior Editor of Medical Laboratory Observer (MLO). The discussion focused on what has been learned by laboratories during the COVID-19 pandemic so far...

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XIFIN LIS Keeps Laboratories Nimble: Responding Quickly to Fluctuations in COVID-19 Testing Demand and Turnaround Times

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, laboratories were focused on the capabilities needed to get them ramped up quickly to handle COVID-19 testing. As 2020 wore on, labs were challenged to keep up with significant fluctuations in COVID testing volume, as well as ongoing shortages in test supplies.In October 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that starting January 1...

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XIFIN Innovation Drives Growth in Four Critical Business Areas During COVID-19

Despite COVID-19's industry-altering effects on diagnostic labs and healthcare in general, XIFIN innovation in 2020 drove growth in four critical business areas: digital and genomic health, remote patient monitoring and medical device, healthcare informatics oncology, and traditional laboratory markets.XIFIN also generated notable client results and provided unique insights into lab testing...

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Achieving Success with Next-Generation Sequencing: AI-driven Scale Plus a Strong Reimbursement Strategy

XIFIN, Inc. and Fabric Genomics recently collaborated on a webinar designed for laboratories launching or planning to launch Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) tests. The two primary topics of the webinar are: The use of artificial intelligence (AI) to drive scale with panel testing, including practical considerations for implementing NGS testing and selecting the right panels, and automating and...

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