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Data Innovations Releases EP Evaluator 10 - February 29, 2012

Data Innovations announces the release of EP Evaluator version 10.0.0.517.
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Data Innovations Launches Laboratory Intelligence

Data Innovations (DI) today announces the release of Laboratory Intelligence that is available in version 8.13 of Instrument Manager, the latest version of the leading middleware product.

Data Innovations LLC Acquires Assets of Dawning Technologies, Inc.

Data Innovations LLC, announces that it has acquired the assets of Dawning Technologies, Inc., a leading supplier of connectivity solutions to the clinical laboratory market. The purchase expands Data Innovations’ existing offerings to better serve the needs of clinical and physician-office laboratories.

Data Innovations Releases Instrument Manager v8.13

Data Innovations (DI) today announces the release of version 8.13 of Instrument Manager, the latest version of the leading middleware product, featuring new updates to Specimen Management as well as user security enhancements.

Data Innovations Releases EP Evaluator® 11.0

Data Innovations, the world leader in Quality Assurance software for the clinical laboratory, announces the launch of EP Evaluator Release 11.0.

Data Innovations Releases Instrument Manager v8.12.20 adding Nine New Algorithms to Moving Averages

Data Innovations (DI) today announces the release of version 8.12.20 of Instrument Manager, which expands the Moving Averages solution to allow nine additional algorithms to be added to the three existing algorithms in the Moving Averages module.  These new additional algorithms include moving medians and eight transformed moving medians / moving averages algorithms using natural log and square root.

Thermo Scientific LabLink xL Cloud Communicator launched in partnership with Data Innovations

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of the new Thermo Scientific* LabLink xL* Cloud Communicator to provide fully automated, real-time data transfer of quality control (QC) data from the Data Innovations Instrument Manager* to LabLink xL software.  Please click here to read the entire press release.

Instrument Manager 8.12.01 Receives 510(k) Clearance

Data Innovations (DI) announces that they have received approval from the Department of Health & Human Services, which is a division of the FDA, stating that Instrument Manager (IM) v8.12.01 has received 510(k) clearance and can be sold and used in Blood Bank Environments.

Data Innovations Releases Instrument Manager™ v8.12.10

Data Innovations (DI) today announces the release of version 8.12.10 of Instrument Manager.

Data Innovations annonce la disponibilité de la version 5.6.1 de son middleware pour laboratoires LPM (Laboratory Production Manager)

LPM v5.6.1 : Extension de la traçabilité des résultats patients et des événements analytiques. Amélioration du CQ, de la sécurité utilisateur et implémentation du stockage "long terme".

Data Innovations announces the availability of LPM (Laboratory Production Manager) Release 5.6.1

LPM Release 5.6.1 is part of the continuous improvement of the LPM v5 software product. It will help customers in their accreditation process by providing or improving tools to implement the ISO-15189 & COFRAC requirements. LPM v5.6.1 will improve traceability of patient results and analytical events, quality control, user security, and long term storage of technical data.

e-LAB Solutions Connect™ streamlines input of quality metrics

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is introducing an innovative enhancement that allows laboratories to submit proficiency testing (PT) results directly from instruments to the CAP’s online portal.

Data Innovations Demonstrates New Product Releases at 2012 Annual AACC Meeting

Data Innovations (DI) today announces that it will be demonstrating Instrument Manager v8.12 and EP Evaluator Release 10, two of the market leading products at the 2012 Annual AACC Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo.

Data Innovations Releases Instrument Manager™ v8.12 Providing an Enriched Rules-Engine and Hematology Workflow

Data Innovations (DI) today announces the release of version 8.12 of Instrument Manager, which further enriches the leading middleware system for the clinical laboratory. 

EP Evaluator : 28 modules pour faciliter l’accréditation des laboratoires d’analyses médicales

EP Evaluator : 28 modules pour faciliter l’accréditation des laboratoires d’analyses médicales

 

Instrument Manager™ is the First to Receive CE Marking Approval

 Data Innovations announces that they have received approval from the German Competent Authority to affix the CE marking to Instrument Manager™ v8.11.11.

 

Data Innovations Releases EP Evaluator 10 - February 29, 2012

Data Innovations announces the release of EP Evaluator version 10.0.0.517.

Data Innovations Releases Instrument Manager v8.11.10 - May 31, 2011

Data Innovations announces the release of Instrument Manager™ (IM) version 8.11.10.

Data Innovations Europe Signs New Business Partner - May 11, 2011

GLP Systems GmbH, the Hamburg, Germany-based developer of laboratory automation systems for high volume laboratories, and Data Innovations Europe, the leading independent supplier of laboratory middleware, announce the signing of a Business Partner agreement for the use of Data Innovations’ Instrument Manager™ (IM) as part of the SMS-3 track system being introduced at the IFCC-EFCC (International and European Federations of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medecine) conference in Berlin from 15 through 19 May, 2011.  The SMS-3 track system is one of the highest throughput full automation systems available today, being able to handle 6,000 tubes per hour

Data Innovations Releases Instrument Manager v8.11.01 - December 20, 2010

Data Innovations announces the release of Instrument Manager™ (IM) version 8.11. Data Innovations is the worldwide leader in providing solutions that increase efficiency and improve workflow for the clinical laboratory with Instrument Manager™, Laboratory Production Manager™, and EP Evaluator™. This represents the most complete offering in the market for clinical laboratory data management.

Data Innovations Poised For Growth - October 14, 2010

Announces acquisition by Battery Ventures, Mike Epplen named CEO
Data Innovations announces to the global market their acquisition by Battery Ventures, a multi-stage investment firm focused on technology and innovation worldwide. The investment will enable Data Innovations to build upon its customer-centric focus, drive continued organic growth into new and existing market segments, and pursue acquisition opportunities.

QA Series: Validation, Verification of Method Comparison - October 11, 2010

Published in ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboratory, September 2010 – Page 52
A three part series on Quality Assurance, starting in July 2010, will focus on the activities needed to manage and implement the quality processes specific to the validation and verifications of method performance in the clinical laboratory.
Part Three: Validation, Verification of Method Comparison focuses on strategies to determine appropriate reference intervals and medical decision points.

Applying the Appropriate Model for Method Comparison - August 23, 2010

A three part series on Quality Assurance, starting in July 2010, will focus on the activities needed to manage and implement the quality processes specific to the validation and verifications of method performance in the clinical laboratory.
Part Two: Applying the Appropriate Model for Method Comparison focuses on different designs and different purposes of the major models for method comparison experiments

Quality Management and the Role of Performance Standards - July 9, 2010

Published in ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboratory, July 2010 – Page 57 A three part series on Quality Assurance, starting in July 2010, will focus on the activities needed to manage and implement the quality processes specific to the validation and verifications of method performance in the clinical laboratory. Part One: Quality Management and the Role of Performance Standards focuses on the role of performance standards for clinical laboratory tests.

EP Evaluator® launched in Asia Pacific - July 7, 2010

Data Innovations, Asia sponsored a two-day workshop in May 2010 on clinical laboratory quality assurance in conjunction with the launch of EP Evaluator (EE) software in Asia Pacific. Dr. David Rhoads, the individual responsible for the design and the development of EE, conducted the workshop. Attending were many senior clinical laboratory professions as well as representatives of major clinical laboratory instruments vendors.

Data Innovations, Inc. is named as one of the top 100 companies - June 9, 2010

Published in Healthcare Informatics - June 2010 For the third year in a row Data Innovations, Inc. is named as one of the top 100 healthcare informatics companies.

2010 Summer Workshop: Exploiting EP Evaluator® to Improve Your Quality Performance

A two-day session covering Rapid Results Entry, Policy Definitions and Establishing Performance Standards, with extensive hands-on exercises.  Earn 14 Accent® Credits.
San Diego – June 21 & 22, 2010

Smarter, smoother decision management through middleware - May 28, 2010

Published in CAP Today, February 2010
Glen McIver, managing director of Centra Health in Lynchburg, VA, discusses the benefits of automating his results production by auto-verifying results, integrating Quality Control (Bio-Rad®), and Quality Assurance (EP Evaluator®) for his multi-department, multi-laboratory environment.
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Data Innovations first to develop Roche LightCycler® 2.0 interface – May 16, 2010

Data Innovations is the first to develop an interface solution to provide connectivity for the Roche LightCycler® 2.0, the most widely utilized real-time amplification systems on the market.

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PGP announces the release of Laboratory Production Manager (LPM) version 5.5.5.Rev.1 - May 10, 2010

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PGP annonce la disponibilité de Laboratory Production Manager (LPM) version 5.5.5.Rev.1 - 10 mai 2010

The greener side of Middleware - May 10, 2010

Published in MLO, April 2010 Middleware Specialist, Gina Coughlin, discusses how implementing middleware can have a positive impact on your laboratory and on the environment.

Roadmap to Autoverification - May 10, 2010

Published in ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboratory, January – April 2010 This four-part series, written by Data Innovations Consultants Wayne Demydowich and Paul Dean, provides a roadmap for developing and implementing an autoverification system from initial planning to design of the ‘go live’ plan.
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Data Innovations Releases Instrument Manager v8.10 - April 26, 2010

Data Innovations announces the release of Instrument Manager™ (IM) version 8.10. This release includes a new feature, Moving Averages, and significant enhancements to User Security, Maintenance Manager, Cell-Counter and Specimen Storage & Retrieval functionality.

Executive Interview: Customer Benefits of David G. Rhoads Associates acquisition by Data Innovation

Published in CLP, March 2010
CLP’s Inside Track interviewed, DI President, Gregory Vail and David G. Rhoads Associates founder, Dr. David Rhoads, on the benefits to the laboratory community with the Data Innovations acquisition of David G. Rhoads Associates and EP Evaluator® products and services.
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EP-Evaluator (EE) software launches in Latin America - February 19, 2010

Lançamento do Software EP-Evaluator (EE) na América Latina.

Garantia da Qualidade do Laboratório Clínico.

Lanzamiento del Software EP-Evaluador (EE) en América Latina.

Garantía de la Calidad del Laboratorio Clínico.

Quality Assurance for the Clinical Laboratory

Data Innovations, Latin America sponsored two workshops in November 2009 on clinical laboratory quality assurance in conjunction with the launch of EP Evaluator (EE) software  in Latin America.  Dr. David Rhoads, the individual responsible for the design and the development of EE, conducted the workshops.  Attending were many senior clinical laboratory professions as well as representatives of major clinical laboratory instruments vendors.

Redefining LIS Operations - November 2, 2009

To meet today's business demands, laboratories implement Middleware not to replace their LIS but rather become part of the information system. DI consultant, Grace Pfeiffer, redefines the term Laboratory Information System from its traditional definition of one product to several products serving as one system.
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Worldwide Access to Data Innovations Customer Web Portal - November 5, 2009

Data Innovations announces worldwide access to our customer Web Portal (CWP).  All Data Innovations regions now have a regional-specific link for accessing the CWP.  The CWP allows customers to open and track support requests, access the online Knowledge Base, and download various online resources such as new versions of software, interface drivers, training materials, and user documentation.

2009 Fall Workshops: Exploiting EP Evaluator® to Improve Your Quality Performance - October 28, 2009

A two-day session covering Rapid Results Entry, Policy Definitions and Establishing Performance Standards, with extensive hands-on exercises.  Laptop required.
Nov. 17-18: Metro NY
Nov. 30-Dec.1: Los Angeles.  Seats are limited!  Register today.

Data Innovations Europe - PGP annonce la disponibilité de LPM version 5.5.4 - Rev2: 20 octobre 2009

20 octobre 2009 – Bruxelles, Belgique: Data Innovations Europe - PGP annonce la disponibilité de Laboratory Production Manager (LPM) version 5.5.4 - Rev2. Cette version apporte un ensemble d'améliorations, notamment au niveau des Ecrans Numériques de Repassages pour les postes de Coagulation. Elle contient également un nouvel ensemble de fonctions d'aide pour la version anglaise de LPM.

Data Innovations Europe - PGP announces the release of LPM version 5.5.4 Rev 2 - October 20, 2009

Data Innovations Europe - PGP announces the release of Laboratory Production Manager (LPM) version 5.5.4 - Rev2. this maintenance release also contains several improvements, including a new Numeric Rerun Screen mode for Coagulation and a completely new online help function for the English version of LPM.

Automation, Informatics Solutions in Clinical Chemistry - September 2, 2009

Tips to increase operational efficiency and improve workflow and quality with minimal investment are revealed.
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Lab software: The global scene - August 25, 2009

A veteran of global lab experiences tells how laboratories overseas use middleware in innovative ways to solve varied problems.
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DI Europe-PGP annonce la disponibilité de Laboratory Production Manager (LPM) v5.5.4 - 14 août 2009

Data Innovations Europe - PGP annonce la disponibilité de Laboratory Production Manager (LPM) version 5.5.4. Cette version apporte des améliorations principalement pour la création des demandes en mode dégradé, pour l'exploitation du CQ des appareils à multiples unités analytiques, pour l'extension de la définition de tests sur plusieurs échantillons, qui peuvent être imposés par le SGL et dans la synchronisation des demandes sur plusieurs serveurs. Les conditions d'insertion de test reflex tiennent maintenant compte des résultats non encore validés.

DI Europe-PGP announces the release of Laboratory Production Manager (LPM) v5.5.4 - Aug 14, 2009

Data Innovations Europe - PGP announces the release of Laboratory Production Manager (LPM) version 5.5.4. This release includes improvements for ordering in "LIS-down" conditions, for QC for analyzers with multiple analytical units and integration with auto-validation, for extending test definitions over multiple sample types, for allowing the LIS to indicate specific analyzers for testing, for receiving patient demographics in POC applications and for synchronization of request status in multi-server environments. Conditions for generating reflex tests can now include non validated results.

BD FacsLink LIS Interface Solution Helps Improve Lab Productivity - August 7, 2009

The BD FacsLink™ LIS interface solution is powered by Instrument Manager™ software from Data Innovations, Inc., a leading middleware provider with significant experience in the clinical market.

Data Innovations acquires David G. Rhoads Associates - July 10, 2009

Acquisition will add unique products and services to Data Innovations clinical laboratory middleware suite. Data Innovations (DI), a global clinical laboratory middleware company, today announced that it has acquired David G Rhoads Associates (Rhoads), a leading developer of quality assurance, statistical analysis, and laboratory management software for clinical laboratories

Ease of Autoverification with Middleware - July 6, 2009

Published in Advance for Administrators of the Laboratory, June 2009 A recent AACC survey indicated that 56 percent of labs that don't autoverify either don't understand it or haven't had time to figure it out. A staggering 79 percent of survey respondents not autoverifying indicated they need rules to get started, while 42 percent cited algorithm documentation to give the pathologist as a barrier.
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