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Comprehensive Information Management Solutions for

Clinical Laboratories
Clinical labs use STARLIMS to ensure compliance
with the strictest regulatory requirements, and to
manage a wide range of laboratory workflows.

Comprehensive Clinical Laboratory information Management


STARLIMS offers clinical laboratories a powerful solution suite, which leverages
the cumulative know-how and management tools of a wide range of clinical
laboratories. STARLIMS includes configurable tools to manage complex testing
workflows; maintain regulatory compliance; enforce rules-based actions;
promptly format and deliver laboratory results to clinicians by their preferred
method; store, track, and distribute biospecimen inventories; and to manage
accessioning, kit production and distribution testing, reporting, and issue/
query management for clinical trial specimens.
Starlims Clinical Solutions

Healthcare Biobanking Clinical Trials


Hospitals, HMOs, central labs, Hospitals, CROs, universities, CROs, central labs, pharma labs
reference labs pharma labs

Powerful Workflow Management Tool Regulatory Compliance


With increasing sophistication of clinical testing, With features including a comprehensive audit trail
including growing use of molecular diagnostics and PCR and chain of custody, e-signatures, Lab Audit Manager,
technology, managing complex laboratory workflows Analyst Training & Certification, Instrument and Reagent
and accomodating new diagnostic technologies is a key Management, QA/QC with Levy-Jennings plots/Westgard
requirement for a clinical LIMS. STARLIMS flexibility is Rules, Document/SOP management, and advanced
manifested in multiple levels of the system—from plate security, STARLIMS V10 facilitates compliance with a
based genetic profiling tools to automated workflow myriad of different regulatory standards including: ICH,
and records management and closed-loop traceability. GXP, ISO 9001, ISO 15189, CLIA, HIPAA, CAP, and 21 CFR
STARLIMS offers multiple ready-made workflow tools Part 11.
and wizards, vastly reducing reengineering requirements.
Fine-tuning STARLIMS to meet the needs of any lab is easy Interoperability
and convenient, thanks to a rich true-to-life GUI based STARLIMS enables effective information flow to all
on intuitive drag & drop functions. STARLIMS guides stakeholders of laboratory with powerful interoperability
analysts through defined steps and makes appropriate capabilities including flexible interfacing tools including
recommendations based on entered data, raw data XML, web services, HL7, file transfer, and database
or a resource reference. STARLIMS mimics manually communication tools.
implemented procedures, recording business logic within
the automated system.

Truly Web-based Solutions for Rapid Global


Deployment
STARLIMS V10 was built from the ground up as an entirely
web-based solution, leveraging XML and other advanced
internet technologies. STARLIMS v10’s familiar user
interface simplifies both user training and implementation
in new sites or new parts of the organization. Global and
multi-site deployment is also facilitated thanks to web-
based technology. In addition, the inherent flexibility of
the system means that changes to business needs and
laboratory practices can be supported and implemented
without losing existing functionality or data. Web-based
interfaces also make it possible to submit samples and
request results online— providing outreach capabilities
to customers and dramatically reducing submission errors
and queries to lab personnel.
STARLIMS Clinical Solutions - Features and Benefits

• Outreach - Web access streamlines • Automated Data Acquisition -


accessioning and enables specimen STARLIMS Data Capture Utility
pre-login and data entry for test enables interfacing with clinical
ordering at the site where the analyzers and automated sample and
specimen is collected; on-line plate handling systems. STARLIMS
reporting capability provides clients also has a standard inteface to Data
witih convenient and timely access to Innovations Instrument Manager™
specimen testing status and results. middleware.
• Microbiology Lab Workflow • Blood Banking - Donor Management,
Management - decision support manage specialized product
tools, infection control management, tranfusion requirements, blood
surveillance of antibiotic resistance group, antibody screening, and
• Patient Manager - flexible patient and infectious disease tracking, and crossmatch testing, rules based
query tools, centralized management configurable result approval and product allocation decision
of demographic details including release work flows. support, stock receipt and inventory
family geneology; patient merge • Histology - protocol driven workflows, management, transfusion history,
tool; patient alerts & flags that can post-mortem management, and ISBT128 label printing.
be displayed at test ordering or integrated Microsoft Word based • Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) -
accessioning; easy access to patient reporting with ability to include Configurable electronic forms to
history. SNOMED codes and images in replace paper laboratory worksheets
• Clinical Order Management -customer reports. and research notebooks and provide
configurable, template-driven • Kit Management - kit ingredient important supporting detail for lab
test request/specimen booking definition and raw material results.
screens; test order frequency alerts; management; production, supply, • Clinical Genetics Tools - sample life
reflex tests, delta checking, and inventory management and cycle management including flexible
configurable reference range criteria distribution; relationship to clinical pre-login/login sample registration
(e.g. age, gender, clinical study, study time point and/or testing options, extraction/normalization
species, and more). requirements. management; plate handling
• Clinical Study Management - • SDMS - Scientific Data Management including plate configuration and
definition of study specific reference System for centralized management plate workflow management and
ranges, visit/time point based rules of documents, sophisticated life patient management including
for testing, specimen collection, and cycle management and automatic pedigree.
data validation, contact mangement document routing and indexing; • Materials Management - inventory
for clinical sites, and reporting and unique parsing and recognition tracking, supplier management,
blinding rules. technology that transforms a variety COA/QC testing, chain of custody,
• Biospecimen Management - of documents or files into queryable materials distribution, and
specimen annotation from multiple structured information. traceability of test results to
sources; powerful query capability • Plate-based Testing - configurable standards and reagents used.
to identify specimen of interest; well plate definition, including
chain-of-custody functionality; blanks, standards, controls,
management of pull-lists, specimen and unknowns, plate workflow
preparation, transfer, shipping and management tools, visualization
disposition; aliquot/derivative & tools, and interfaces to plate-based
pooled sample tracking. instrument software.

STARLIMS Corporation Regional Centers


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