Blog Posts by Date: May 2020


XIFIN LIS Helps Customers Rapidly Respond to COVID-19 Testing Needs

Conor WardVP of Sales, XIFIN Joe NollarAVP LIS Product Development, XIFIN Very shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic reached the US and states began instituting “stay at home” orders, routine lab testing volume dramatically dropped off. At its lowest point...

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XIFIN Wins Best Practices Leadership Award for Precision Medicine Informatics

XIFIN recently received the prestigious 2019 Global Precision Medicine Informatics Enabling Technology Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan, a growth strategy consulting firm. The award recognizes XIFIN’s strategic thought leadership, innovation, and performance exhibited in the precision medicine informatics industry.We are honored to be...

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Utah Cancer Specialists Chooses XIFIN VisualStrata for Its Precision Medicine Needs

According to 61% of respondents to a recent survey, unstructured data curation and annotation is the number one IT challenge for precision medicine programs.Precision medicine is a relatively new field that has both high interest and various challenges. It shows great promise in oncology care, which means dealing with vast amounts of data that is...

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XIFIN Portals Improve the Client and Patient Experience While Helping Laboratories Manage Cost

Historically, when a patient received an Explanation of Benefits (EOB) and an associated bill for laboratory diagnostic services, and the patient had any questions about the charge(s), they had to call into the laboratory to get those questions answered. They also needed to call into the laboratory to ask to set up a payment plan, if they could...

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U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) Announces the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) Initiative for COVID-19: Here’s What Laboratories Need to Know to Participate

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced a new initiative aimed to accelerate innovative development and commercialization of COVID-19 testing technologies to speed delivery of accurate, easy to use, scalable tests to all Americans.1 The $1.5 billion investment of Federal stimulus funding introduced the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (...

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Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics Deliver New Data Insights for Diagnostic Providers (Part 1 of 2)

I see the process of data science as being similar to the process historians go through to understand our past. In each case, we are looking back at something that has happened and making interpretations about it and how it might influence our future. In doing so, both data scientists and historians rely on primary data sources and sometimes...

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Amid Chaos — Big Changes Can Create Future Opportunity and Resilience

Unquestionably, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the diagnostic industry. Whether you manage a hospital outreach program, pathology practice, remote patient monitoring company, or an independent lab with a broad test menu – volumes have been reduced dramatically with the cancellation of elective procedures. As the XIFIN...

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