A new report from CapSite finds that 19 percent of hospitals are dissatisfied with their laboratory information systems (LIS) and are planning to replace them. EHR integration and improved efficiency are atop their wish lists.
By Mike Miliard, Managing Editor of Health Care IT News
The 2012 U.S. Laboratory Information System (LIS) Study is the latest in a series of studies evaluating the HITECH Act's impact on EHR adoption, HIE growth and other health IT usage. The report polled 290 hospitals on the market opportunity, vendor mind share and vendor market share across the U.S.
Forty-seven percent of respondents said efficiency improvements were their primary reasons for investing in an LIS.