Best in KLAS for 2017

In the Best in KLAS report for 2017, Orchard Software was again ranked the #1 LIS vendor in the Community Hospital/Ambulatory Laboratory category. In 2014, KLAS combined the Community (200 beds and smaller) and Ambulatory categories into one called Community Hospital/Ambulatory.

For the 2017 award, Orchard received an overall score of 90.4 out of 100 in the Community Hospital/Ambulatory category. Again, as last year…

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Watch the Webinar: Applying Informatics to Improve Laboratory Stewardship

This webinar from February 7, 2017, by Dr. Patrick Mathias is the first of three in the Laboratory Stewardship series sponsored by Orchard Software in collaboration with Seattle Children’s Hospital. It shares guidance on informatics approaches to improve laboratory utilization, and the discussion includes proven approaches to analyzing laboratory data to better understand utilization patterns, strategies for engaging clinical partners, and how laboratory information systems can impact laboratory workflow to improve utilization. The webinar also offers EHR interventions that can help sustain improved laboratory utilization.

Keep visiting this site for additional information on the other P.A.C.E.®–accredited webinars in this series.

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Orchard Software Releases Harvest and Pathology Version 11.0

As always, at Orchard, we are proud of the fact that we listen to our client base to continually improve our products. Version 11 contains more than 100 feature requests that were recommended by our customers. Read more for a sampling of some of the changes.

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Orchard’s Latest White Paper – Point-of-Care Testing: Big Boom Ahead

The value-focused environment of today’s healthcare is increasing the demand for POCT; and not just POCT, but rapid, accurate, and integrated POCT results. Improvements in patient outcomes and satisfaction can be realized when laboratory results are made available in real-time at the patients’ point-of-care. Yet, POCT tends to be siloed and often is not managed by the lab. To meet the evolving needs of healthcare, laboratories need to actively manage POCT. To do so effectively, lab managers who oversee POCT can benefit from a data management and connectivity solution that integrates POCT results into the patient’s chart and eases the challenges of POCT management.

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Watch the Webinar: Future Lab Success – Where Do POCT & Analytics Fit?

Orchard Software along with CAP TODAY, hosted a webinar entitled “Future Lab Success: Where Do POCT & Analytics Fit?” The event was moderated by Bob McGonnagle, Publisher, CAP TODAY. Presenters, Thomas Novicki, PhD, DABMM, and Kim Futrell, MT (ASCP), spoke on Analytics and Point-of-Care Testing and how these are important to the future success of the laboratory.

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