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COVID-19 Testing for the Physician Office Laboratory (POL)

COVID-19 Testing for the Physician Office Laboratory (POL)

Published by LabLynx, Inc. For information and help in ramping up to provide COVID-19 testing services, contact LabLynx, Inc., info@lablynx.com, or call 866-522-5969. Do I really want to get involved in testing for SARS-CoV-2? Why? Like it or not, physician or not, the current pandemic is already affecting you in some ways or others. And those physicians on the front line seeing patients cannot avoid being involved. If you have testing equipment of your own, at least you may be able to recoup some of the costs of seeing potential COVID-19 patients, handling specimens and meeting reporting requirements. Moreover, the […]

LabLynx Joins the COVID-19 Fight by Introducing New CovidLiMS

LabLynx Joins the COVID-19 Fight by Introducing New CovidLiMS

ATLANTA – LabLynx, Inc., long-time leader in enterprise-level cloud-hosted LIMS/LIS, today announced it has developed the world’s first LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) dedicated specifically to COVID-19 diagnostic testing. Called “CovidLIMS”, its main features include, crucially, swift setup-to-live time: 2-5 days, including training, according to LabLynx President John H. Jones.

LIMS and COVID-19 Testing & Reporting

LIMS and COVID-19 Testing & Reporting

Known variously as coronavirus, COVID-19, novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV and SARS-CoV-2, the current global pandemic has been reported in 191 Countries and Territories around the world as of March 23, 2020, with over 350,000 confirmed cases and more than 15,000 deaths. These figures are being tracked in real time by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. Here’s the straight info on getting the name right, before we go any further: The term “coronavirus” refers to the type of virus in question. It’s slightly vague, only indicating it belongs to subfamily Orthocoronavirinae, a group of RNA […]

Disaster Management for the Lab

Disaster Management for the Lab

Disaster management is, in a nutshell, about preparedness. Of course, the primary challenge in preparedness is anticipating just what it is for which you are preparing. In the case of disaster management, the possible scenarios vary a great deal – with some being virtually impossible to foresee – so any management plan faces potential failure right from the outset. Disaster management can be divided into 3 categories: Prevention/Minimizing Risk Coping during the event Post-Event Get Well The SOPs for each of these categories can be very different, depending not only on to which stage they apply, but also the nature […]