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Comparison table of Laboratory Information Systems

Laboratory functionality

Pre-analytical stage

Laboratory functionality
Laboratory functionality
Laboratory functionality
Date and time of test order registration
Import of orders from other systems
Additional order registration for the previously registered specimens
Option for the indication of urgent tests
Estimated time of completion for each order item
Creation of the order form
Generation of barcode labels for a sample identification
Automated determination of a test tube number and type (transport media)
Automated determination of a minimum sample volume for each order item
Automated selection of a sample collection method according to a test order
Specialized workstation for a collection point
Sample collection date and time
Date and time sample received by the laboratory
Indication of factors leading to a test failure
Automated SMS notification of a patient (doctor) in the event of a test failure
Automated determination of a number of secondary tubes when aliquoting
Generation of secondary barcode labels when aliquoting (relabeling)
Sorting of samples by departments (workstations)
Assigning positions to samples on the rack
Sorting of samples for transportation to other laboratories (outsourcing)
Control over the processing of outsourced tests
Automated selection of individual normal ranges for each test item
Indication of a sample dilution process
Automated selection of a research method with an option to make changes
List of sample positions
Date and time sample delivered to the laboratory research unit (workstation)
Additional numbering of samples by units and positions
Printing forms with a task for manual methods
Yes
No
Limited
Optional

Work with analytical equipment using Analyzer Manager System

Automated task assignment to the analyzer on sample positioning
Automated individual task assignment by a pattern
Date and time of the analytical process beginning
Unloading of the results after their validation on the analyzer
Automated result unloading of each parameter at the time of completion
Additional information on the analyzer result (normal ranges, histograms etc.)
Analyzer results of quality control
Notifications of the analyzer technical status
Yes
No
Limited
Optional

Post-analytical stage

Manual input/correction of test results
Optimized interface for the manual result input
Entry of two-level values
User directories of results
Comments on test results
Performing the analytical stage for a second time with the access to all previous results
Option for changing the method while performing the analytical stage for a second time
Descriptive test results (microscopy)
Templates for descriptive test results
Attachment of external files to the result
Automated determination of calculated values
Automated determination if the result falls within the normal ranges
Manual validation of the result within the normal ranges
Automated validation of the result
Manual validation of the result
Multiple validation of the result
Automated indication of the employee in charge of the operation
Automated indication of the employee in charge of validation
Automated indication of the test processing date and time
Automated indication of the test validation date and time
Various templates of result forms
Automated distribution of values between the result forms
Manual sending of results from the system interface
Automated sending of results to patients via MyLab service
Automated sending of results to referring doctors via MyLab service
Automated sending of results to organizations via MyLab service
Automated SMS notification on the availability of a test result
Printing of results by a test order number
Mass printing of results by the registration place of a test order
Mass printing of results by a referring doctor
Mass printing of results by an organization
Automated indication of the date and time of result printing
Export of results to other systems
Web module for viewing results by a patient
Web module for viewing results by a doctor
Yes
No
Limited
Optional

Quality control

Registration of a control sample
Control over the expiration date of a control sample
Registration of the control chart in the context of analyte and analytical method
Laboratory quality control method “Levey-Jennings chart (dynamic)”
Laboratory quality control method “Levey-Jennings chart (static)”
Multiple levels of control samples for “Levey-Jennings chart”
Validation by Westgard rules
Validation by Shewhart rules
Laboratory quality control method “The cumulative chart”
Laboratory quality control method “The control of duplicates”
Laboratory quality control method “The daily average”
Printing of quality control charts
Quality control of pre-analytical stage
Yes
No
Limited
Optional

Laboratory statistics

Statistics on the number of completed tests
Statistics on the performance of departments
Statistics on employees
Statistics on the time frame of sample logistics
Control over the timely release of results
Statistics on pathological results
Statistics on methods
Quality control analysis
Operational statistics
Forms of external reports
Yes
No
Limited
Optional

Management functionality

Cooperation with partner companies

Management functionality
Management functionality
Management functionality
Individual price lists for customer organizations
Price lists of research (outsourcing) companies
Price lists for client groups
Price lists for sample collection units
Bonus price lists for referring doctors
Linking a responsible employee to the partner company
Registers of services provided/received (transfers of goods) by a partner company
Registers of financial transactions with partner companies
Current balance on each partner company
Control over accounts receivable/payable
Reports of services provided
Sending reports of services provided via email
Invoices for payment
Sending invoices for payment via email
Detailed statistics on partner companies
Statistics on transactions with partner companies
Yes
No
Limited
Optional

Financial accounting

Accepting payments for orders
Recalculation of order amount at the exchange rate
Specialized workstation for a cashier
Selection of a payment type
Accepting different methods of payment
Calculation of change
Processing of refunds
Work with fiscal equipment
Indication of fiscal attribute for financial operations
Multiple number of financial divisions
Transactions between financial divisions
Control over financial flows
Recording of financial transactions by income/expenditure items
Printing of income/expenditure documents
Control over accountable employees
Financial analysis by income/expenditure items
Financial analysis
Data exchange with accounting systems
Yes
No
Limited
Optional

Stock accounting

Stock accounting for any number of divisions
Stock list
Tracking the minimum quantity of each stock item
Cost of services according to methods
Automated calculation of the initial cost of a service
Automated control over the minimum quantity of an item
Purchase planning
Creating orders for suppliers
Register of purchase invoices from suppliers
Internal register of requests
Tracking of transfers between divisions
Automated write-off statements of laboratory process (by methods, positioning, etc.)
Manual write-off statements
Stocktaking by divisions
Online monitoring of stocks in warehouse divisions
Control over the expiration date of each item
Turnover balance sheet for each division
Stock list analysis
Yes
No
Limited
Optional

Work with clients

Client database
Discount cards without linking to customers
Discount programs
Assigning individual discounts to clients
Applying individual discounts to a specific order
Reports on discounts
Generation of various SMS mailing lists for specific client groups
Generation of various email mailing lists for specific client groups
Client’s personal account on the laboratory web site
Yes
No
Limited
Optional

Monitoring of personnel

Database of employees
Manual register of working hours
Automated register of working hours via working time in the system
Automated register of working hours via scanning the ID card of the employee
Internal log of tasks for employees
Recording all operations with samples performed by the employees
Control over the influence on the laboratory process
Determining the workload for an employee
Log of all employee’s operations in the system
Statistics on personnel
Yes
No
Limited
Optional

Technical features

Administration

Technical features
Technical features
Technical features
Database of users
Creating groups of users
Determining the access to divisions in the system by user groups
Determining the access to charts and data usage by the user groups
Determining the access to system functions by the user groups
Determining the access to the reports by user groups
Settings of various functionality
Settings of automatic numbering
Settings of default values
Settings of color markers
Ability for users to select their own theme
Ability for users to select the font size
Ability for users to select MDI interface
Ability for users to select the language interface
Ability for users to select the language of reporting/printing forms
Ability for users to select the structure of charts
Yes
No
Limited
Optional

Database

Database structure is open for modifications
Automated database backup
Different kinds of database export
Different kinds of database import
Export of system charts to EXCEL
Built-in editor of printing/reporting forms
Exporting reports to Word
Exporting reports to EXCEL
Exporting reports to Open Office
Exporting reports to CSV
Exporting reports to PDF
Exporting reports to HTML
Exporting reports to JPEG
Exporting reports to DBF
Built-in configurator of barcode labels
Special utilities for the work with database
Data replication (data exchange between central and distant databases when connection is unstable)
Yes
No
Limited
Optional

Other

Multi language interface
Multi language reports/printing forms
Data duplication by different languages
Correction of translations
Section for creating additional functions, available to the system administrator
System performance is designed for a large amount of data
Preliminary preparation to the integration with other systems
HL7 support
ISO 15189 support
System is ISO 12119 certified
Yes
No
Limited
Optional