Keck Medicine of USC

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It works conjunction with a cloud-based AP LIS, [XIFIN LIS Anywhere formerly called PathCentral]... 'its fidelity is enhanced via programming services that can be automated in the EHR and AP LIS...the accessioning process is reduced from two to three minutes per case to five to 10 seconds...This makes it possible for us to plan our personnel for increased specimen loads and makes us immediately aware of specimens that haven’t arrived in track all specimen containers to gross benches where cassettes are printed on demand, into and through histology processing, and ultimately to the pathologist to whom cases are assigned.

John Vallone, MD
Director of informatics and digital pathology, USC Keck Medical Center

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In a CAP Today article, "Seamless Automation within Reach for AP?" John Vallone, MD, Director of informatics and digital pathology, USC Keck Medical Center, discusses how pleased he is with XIFIN LIS Anywhere.


Keck Medicine of USC
Keck Medicine of USC is the University of Southern California’s medical enterprise, one of only two university-based medical systems in the Los Angeles area. Encompassing academic, research and clinical excellence, the medical system attracts internationally renowned experts who teach and practice at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the region’s first medical school; includes the renowned USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the first comprehensive cancer centers established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States; has a medical faculty practice, the USC Care Medical Group; operates the Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes two acute care hospitals: 401-licensed bed Keck Hospital of USC and 60-licensed bed USC Norris Cancer Hospital; and owns USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, a 158-licensed bed community hospital. It also includes more than 40 outpatient facilities, some at affiliated hospitals, in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties. In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked Keck Medical Center of USC among the Top 10 hospitals in the state and among the Top 50 hospitals in the United States in seven specialties: ophthalmology, urology, cancer, geriatrics, orthopaedic surgery, nephrology and cardiology and heart surgery.
Los Angeles, CA
Organization Type:
Anatomic Pathology
XIFIN Solution:
XIFIN LIS Anywhere