The Build vs. Buy Conundrum of Laboratory Information Systems

The Buy or Build Conundrum of Laboratory Information Systems

Achieving operational efficiencies throughout a laboratory is an important criterion to ensure success for today’s diagnostic companies. Laboratory information systems (LIS) are the backbone of the day-to-day workings of a lab. Lab leaders who are seeking to improve or augment their existing LIS or are thinking of replacing their LIS entirely may consider developing their own custom system to address their specific needs (build) rather than buying a commercially available system (buy).

Download this white paper to learn about the:

  • 6 success criteria to guide your decision making
  • Advantages and disadvantages of building an LIS
  • Advantages and disadvantages of buying an LIS
  • Checklist tool for reviewing your resources and expertise when making a buy vs. build decision