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Comp Pro Med has long been a proponent of education for the next generation of phlebotomists. Comp Pro Med donated its Polytech LIS to Quinsigamond Community College in the hopes that the experience of a professional Laboratory Information System would provide students with the tools...

As we all know, October 1st was the deadline for one of the biggest shakeups in recent years within the industry; that of the ICD-10 coding system. It’s been less than a few months in, and a cursory look at how its implementation is being...

It's a brand new year, and big changes are coming to the face of healthcare in 2013. You've likely been anticipating the changes given the rocky financial paths walked by the governmental decision makers over the last few years, but this year will likely have...

Finding the Right Laboratory Information Partner A few years back, an Oregon small clinic with a big workload needed a better way to deal with their laboratory information. The lab manager of the multi-specialty provider group had placed her trust in a company that later went...

2013 is here! Is your lab ready? The field of medical technology is always growing and shifting. It's extremely important to be flexible and able to change with it. At Comp Pro Med, we operate with an intimate team that allows for putting our hands directly...

Creating a Transition Plan for LIS Interfacing You've done your research, you've made your choice, and now you're ready to install a new Laboratory Information System. Fantastic! But what are your next steps? You can't just plug it in and walk away, especially if you're also...

LIS vs. LIMS - Which is Best? Before determining whether an LIS or LIMS is better for your particular facility, you should know the differences between the two. Although they have similar names (Laboratory Information System and Laboratory Information Management System) and can be fairly easily...

Commissioning a Custom LIS for Your Lab Many laboratory software vendors offer a number of pre-packaged solutions, but not many are willing to work with you personally to create a custom LIS. Now that the technology has been around for a significant amount of time, it's...

Polytech LIS Offers ICD-10 Codes Well Before Required Deadline Remaining on top of updated medical requirements, like the use of ICD-10 codes, is one of the benefits of working with a smaller team dedicated to select laboratory software offerings. Among the other advantages is the ability...

Avoiding a Lab Interface Purchase Can Cost You When you're staring at the hard numbers while making financial decisions, it's easy to put off incorporating a lab interface, or ignore it altogether as a needless extra. The upfront cost is often negligible in the long run,...