|The laboratories we support play an integral role in helping to mitigate the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Orchard is committed to assisting public health laboratories and other laboratories that are involved in COVID-19 testing by efficiently integrating software and informatics tools that support testing workflow and by providing customer service that enables timely testing.
Orchard’s solutions include specific laboratory information management functionality that supports our customers who are performing or collecting COVID-19 tests. Our products’ sophisticated rules engines facilitate advanced workflows that can help laboratories quickly process, reflex, and route specimens, as well as provide robust capabilities to conduct and monitor QC/QA activities.
Orchard COVID-19 workflow support includes:
- Device (coronavirus assay) interfaces
- Auto-reflex for negative test results
- Routing of diagnostic testing to specific lab locations
- Integration for test result reporting to:
- State and local health departments
- Reference laboratories
Integration to Enable Rapid Test Results is Imperative in a Pandemic
Orchard understands the dire need for time-sensitive information to flow from public health laboratories to the CDC and to community and reference laboratories. Our state-of-the-art integration and interfacing capabilities that connect laboratories facilitate rapid dissemination of test results and interpretations. Orchard’s products can play a critical role in routing time-sensitive COVID-19 tests from where they originate to all key laboratories across the country that are on the diagnostics front line. Rapid communication of patient results is crucial to perform the necessary contact tracing and quarantine efforts to mitigate virus spread.