At Orchard Software, we strive to be an industry thought leader that brings valuable information to the laboratory and healthcare industry above and beyond the products we offer. Over the past several years, our white paper series has become a valuable resource for many in the laboratory workspace. For those of you who may have missed out, below is a review of the most popular white paper downloads and blog posts from 2019.
Top Three POCT White Paper Downloads
As we’ve continued to develop Orchard® Trellis™, our point-of-care testing (POCT) management and integration solution, our team has researched and provided resources relevant to the POCT market. Three of our recent white papers were the most popular downloads for 2019.
Popular Downloads Four & Five: Usability & Costs
The next most popular downloaded white papers discuss LIS usability and total cost of ownership.
Orchard’s 2019 Top Three Blog Posts
Our most read blog posts for 2019:
1. Choosing the Right System for Your Laboratory: The Ultimate LIS Checklist
Having a highly effective LIS is a must in today’s laboratory. An LIS can boost laboratory productivity and efficiency and help free laboratorians for other hands-on tasks. Therefore, selecting the best-fit LIS for your lab is extremely important. Because every laboratory is unique, you must select an LIS that meets the specific requirements of your testing menu and your patient population.
2. Guiding Appropriate Test Utilization to Meet Laboratory Stewardship Goals
As our healthcare system continues transitioning to value-based care, laboratory professionals are encouraged to find their place in supporting proactive care models. This change means focusing on a broader scope of laboratory stewardship and being aware of the value of the laboratory’s contribution in addition to quality lab result reporting.
3. Considering a New Laboratory Information System Investment? Read Orchard Software’s Overview of the Total Cost of Ownership for an LIS
Calculating TCO helps buyers understand all costs and provides more information to help laboratories and healthcare facilities make an informed decision about the LIS that best fits their budgets and organizations.
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