on 10-16-201307:40 AM - edited on 10-15-202108:14 AM by AnalyteGuru
Technical Information Bulletin. The improvements related to understanding the unique genetic makeup of both patients and disease have allowed physicians to utilize specialized diagnostic tests to diagnose and treat their patients. Due to the patient specific nature of the testing, labs must have in place all of the tools and compliant methodologies that are required to support CLIA and HIPAA regulations. Furthermore, labs also need to manage complex sample oriented workflows (including sophisticated instruments and automation) and support business processes. The new challenge for clinical testing labs responding to the increase in genetics testing is converging the functionality of informatics systems that manage patient information and those that manage lab and sample data. D20003.