Re: FW: AP computer systems

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From:Amos Brooks <>
To:Sheila Poellein <>
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    I just switched jobs to a lab that uses Copath systems. I have noticed that
we cant have two terminals open at the same time. Is there any way around this?
>From what I've seen so far this is the nicest system yet.
Amos Brooks

Sheila Poellein wrote:

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> Subject: Re: AP computer systems
> Hi!  We are a new client of Copath--we went live May 30 of this year.  It
> was
> an interesting transition, and a great learning experience.  We have found
> that specimen accessioning (surgicals and gyn) takes approximately 3 times
> longer than Sunquest accessioning.  Rather than just typing on the keyboard,
> we are now having to type as well as use the mouse to move from various
> windows and tabs.  The good thing about Copath is the computerization of
> consult material (we were previously recording all consults on forms which
> were then filed)  Right now we are doing both methods only because we are
> still in transition, but in the future I hope that we can eliminate the
> paper
> file.  There are many good features with Copath and someone down the line
> from us techs and accessioners definitely benefits by way of information
> retrieval and ease of generating reports.  We are still working out the
> kinks
> and have a few minor adjustments to make, but overall it is a good system.
> I
> have nothing  but Sunquest to compare it to and the fact that it is
> Windows-based makes it an improvement over Sunquest.  Hope this helps!
> Jeanne Godine
> Pathology Consultants

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