Lifepoint Informatics to Sponsor Pathology Informatics 2012 in Chicago
Glen Rock, NJ, Sep 13, 2012 (PRWeb.com via COMTEX) --
Lifepoint Informatics announced its Silver Level sponsorship in the upcoming Pathology Informatics 2012 conference being held at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago from October 9 through 12. Pathology Informatics 2012 (PI2012) is an annual educational conference designed for world-wide collaboration, technology and learning to come together in one meeting place. PI2012 offers direct interaction with physicians, researchers, residents and graduate students, Industry-related developers, engineers, imaging informatics professionals, vendor representatives and many others interested in how informatics and imaging are transforming pathology, oncology and radiology.
PI2012 is designed to present practical and emerging solutions for automated information and image management in pathology and the clinical laboratories. Conference attendees will learn how workflow in the clinical laboratories and pathology can be supported and enhanced by new software and hardware solutions and will also have the opportunity to understand the various software and hardware products available in the clinical laboratory and pathology market by interacting with a large number of exhibitors. In addition, the conference will feature information on new research in pathology informatics from submitted competitive scientific abstracts.
PI2012 conference highlights include three pre-conference workshops and three tracks to choose from over the course of the four conference days; eminent faculty consisting of most of the national experts in the field of pathology informatics in the country and from abroad; full day programming over the course of four days including a gala welcoming reception on the first night of the conference and formal lecture-demonstrations by a selection of exhibitors.
Lifepoint Informatics senior and technical management will be on hand to provide information on its proven line of laboratory connectivity, interoperability, interface and data integration products that includes EMRHub, LabHub, InfoHub, Outreach MD and the Lifepoint ONC-ATCB Certified LPI Web Provider Portal. Lifepoint's technical team possess extensive domain expertise in clinical laboratory operations with a focus on electronic results delivery and is involved in the ONC's Office of Standards and Interoperability Lab Results Interface (LRI) pilot process, testing LRI integration specifications for LIS to ambulatory primary care organization EHR systems.
Lifepoint has developed solutions that meet the connectivity and interoperability challenges facing labs including Lifepoint's vendor neutral EMRHub that provides efficient and hassle free LIS to EMR interfacing with any EMR or EHR and Lifepoint's LabHub which is a powerful Software as a Service (SaaS) based interface engine that enables EMRs to connect to multiple labs through one easy connection.
Lifepoint's ONC-ATCB Certified LPI Web Provider Portal helps labs, hospitals, and ACOs meet the demand for connectivity with providers via browser-based, on-demand, superior portal solutions. LPI Web Provider Portal enables access to the most current data anytime from anywhere to help reduce turn-around-time and improve patient care. LPI Web Provider Portal works with existing HIS and LIS systems to leverage existing infrastructure and optimize the current IT investment.
For additional information about Lifepoint Informatics and its full line of HIT products, please visit http://www.lifepoint.com. For more information regarding PI2012 visit http://www.pathinformatics.pitt.edu/.
About Lifepoint Informatics
Lifepoint Informatics is a leader in healthcare IT serving the data connectivity, integration and communication needs of clinical laboratories, hospitals and health networks. Lifepoint Informatics develops, sells and supports healthcare information technology solutions nationwide to help healthcare providers improve patient care and lower costs through the use of information technology. Since 1999, Lifepoint Informatics has enabled over 200 hospitals, clinical labs and anatomic pathology groups to grow their market share and extended their outreach programs through the deployment of its ONC-ATCB Certified Web Provider Portal and its comprehensive portfolio of ready-to-go EMR and EHR interfaces. For more information please visit http://www.lifepoint.com.
Pathology Informatics 2012 is the product of more than 40 cumulative years of experience in providing continuing medical education in pathology informatics. Its predecessor conferences were: (1) AIMCL, held in Ann Arbor from 1983 to 2003; (2) APIII held in Pittsburgh from 1996 to 2009; and (3) Lab InfoTech Summit, held in Las Vegas from 2004 to 2009. A decision was made in 2010 to merge these events into a single, larger event, bringing together their directors and staffs under the sponsorship of the Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, and the Association for Pathology Informatics, API. This first merged conference, Pathology Informatics 2010 was held in Boston, Massachusetts in September 2010 and the second in Pittsburgh in October 2011. For additional information, visit http://www.pathinformatics.pitt.edu/.
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