The migration from a legacy pathology system to CSC’s Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) at UHL was necessary to address serious shortcomings of the legacy system and provide a robust solution capable of supporting the Trust’s strategic IM&T plans including the rollout of Order Communications.
Addressing Clinical Risks
The new system addresses all the clinical risks identified in the original business case including:
In addition to these benefits the system also provides:
“The change of Lab IT system at Lewisham was resisted by pathology staff who were familiar with the old system but the iBHC Consultant moved into the lab and slowly managed to build support for the new system. We are now doing things we could never dream of doing on the old system.”
IT Systems Administrator, UHL