RE: [Histonet] LIS in cytology labs

From:"Weems, Joyce"

We have a specimen accessioning area in both Histology and Cytology. Specimens are accessioned as they are received - into LIS with patient info. The patients or outpatient specimens are first registered into the hospital IS. A medical record number, name or social security number pulls the patient info into the LIS from the hospital system.The requisitions and specimen containers are then labeled with a bar code label and moved the grossing/ThinPrep processing area.Hope this helps! j:>)Joyce WeemsPathology ManagerSaint Joseph's Hospital5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NEAtlanta, GA 30342404-851-7376 - Phone404-851-7831 - Fax-----Original Message-----From: []On Behalf Of Kirbiš Srebotnik IrenaSent: Tuesday, March 29, 2005 3:47 AMTo: ''Subject: [Histonet] LIS in cytology labsDear netters,I wonder how do other cyto/patho labs use the LIS in their workflow,especially at the sample arrival and accessioning, how do you generatesample numbers, do you have to enter patient data first to get new number,do you have PC on the dirty desk where the samples are receiving, do youhave two technicians to access the samples, one for the data entry and onefor the sample accessioning?your responses would be very appreciated Irena Srebotnik Kirbiš, MScInstitute of OncologyDept. of CytopathologyZaloška 21000 LjubljanaSloveniaphone +386 1 522 3826fax +38615879400_______________________________________________Histonet mailing Notice ** The information contained in this message may be privileged and is confidential information intended for the use of the addressee listed above. If you are neither the intended recipient nor the employee or agent responsible for delivering this message to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution or the taking of any action in reliance on the contents of this information is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately by replying to the message and deleting it from your computer.Thank you. Saint Josephs Health System, Inc.

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