Automation– automatically transfers patient demographics and work order to the analyzer and automatically records result data onto Laboratory system.
Accuracy :Elimination of data entry which in turn minimizes human error.
Time saving :improve efficiency in the lab.
Major Features :Depending on the analyzer’s capability, transmitted order information could include: accession number, bar code, or other sample identifier; collection priority (routine vs. STAT); ordering doctor name or number; etc.Depending on the analyzer’s capability, transmitted patient demographics could include: name; age (years); birthdate; medical record number; nursing station or location; etc.
Some interfaces can run online for immediate result verification and reporting, depending on the instrument’s capability
Optionally supports accession number of bar code printing for testing site specimen identification purposes.
Provides a complete audit trail of communications.