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External Systems

Building on Your Lab Infrastructure to Reduce Turnaround Time

To increase efficiency in your lab, you need to automate and integrate. Some of the systems you will need to integrate with include:

  • Laboratory information management system (LIMS)
  • Knowledge-based system to assist with interpreting test results
  • Billing systems
  • Electronic health records

If your lab already uses a LIMS to track samples – whether it is commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software or something your lab developed internally – it’s possible that your LIMS was not designed with the unique requirements of DNA sample processing. Does it incorporate best practices to deliver incredible throughput, save you time and avoid incidents? STACS-PM is designed to do that. STACS-PM  integrates with your LIMS and any other external system you require to save your staff time by eliminating duplicate data entry.

For more about how your lab can integrate with external systems, check out STACS-PM. Click on External Systems and/or LIMS in the diagram.

To see how your LIMS compares to STACS-PM, take our 5 minute quiz.

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