Orchard Software’s Harvest™ LIS version 11.0 Achieves ONC Health IT 2014 Edition Modular Inpatient EHR Certification from ICSA Labs


Orchard Software’s Harvest™ LIS version 11.0 has achieved ONC Health IT 2014 Edition Modular EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible hospitals with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 meaningful use measures required by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Orchard Harvest LIS version 11.0 was certified on March 31, 2017 by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) and is compliant in accordance with applicable criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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Watch the Webinar: Point-of-Care Testing: Benefits, Challenges, & Orchard’s Integration & Management Solution


In this April 4, 2017 webinar, Kim Futrell discusses how changes in the U.S. healthcare system are shaping the POCT market, and describes POCT benefits and the challenges of POCT management and integration. Then, Kevin Dudley and Michael Gladish explain the POCT integration and management solutions offered by Orchard Software and demonstrate the functionality of Orchard Trellis.

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Watch the Webinar: Prepare Your Lab for PAMA: Understand How Your Costs Compare to New Reimbursements!


In this webinar from March 21, 2017, Dr. Brad Brimhall discusses the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA), its likely effect on laboratories, and the long term effects in regard to emerging value-based purchasing payment systems such as MACRA and VBP. Dr. Brimhall covers the importance of having an accurate lab cost analysis, defines cost accounting terms, and shares a cost comparison of top laboratory tests and expected PAMA reimbursements.

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Watch the Webinar: LabTalk: 3 National Experts Discuss the Latest Developments in Lab Stewardship & Patient Safety Pitfalls to Avoid!


This webinar from March 8, 2017, is the second of three in the Laboratory Stewardship series sponsored by Orchard Software in collaboration with Seattle Children’s Hospital. In this P.A.C.E.®-accredited webinar, laboratory experts from around the country will discuss the hottest and most difficult topics in pathology and laboratory medicine with an emphasis on lab management and trends in testing.

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

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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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