Day in the life – Kelly Lockwood
Find out why Kelly Lockwood joined CliniSys and what she loves about her job as Domain Lead for ICE.
18 February 2021
Top tips for developing a pathology network
When beginning the process towards procuring a new pathology system, there are so many questions and competing priorities. You have to do a service reconfiguration; you have to select and embed a LIMS system and undertake a transparent, fair – and often accelerated – procurement process. So what comes first?
11 February 2021
‘Joining the dots’ at CliniSys
In its simplest form at CliniSys, it is about ‘joining the dots’ and bringing the organisation together as one powerful brand and voice. Marketing planning is already underway and starting in the first quarter of 2021 there will be a series of initiatives to support the CliniSys Group’s marketing and corporate goals.
15 January 2021
Why genomics labs should look for bespoke LIMS, and not fall back on the EPR
CliniSys has brought GLIMS Genomics to the UK. In a launch webinar, experts explained how the new laboratory information system built for genomics labs can put them in charge of their IT, drive standardisation, and deliver reports that clinicians can use as they move into the exciting world of precision medicine. And Dr Fabienne Dufernez explained how these benefits are already being delivered in Poitiers University Hospital.
8 January 2021
How Covid will shape the coming year and help to change pathology forever
Richard Craven, chief executive of CliniSys, considers how the tumultuous events of 2020 will impact on 2021, and how they will affect the company, the NHS, and the world of pathology for years to come.
14 December 2020
Why genomics labs need a modern laboratory information system
Steve Abbs is working as a genomics consultant with CliniSys. In the first of a series of blogs on the developing field of genomic testing and precision medicine, he argues how the genomics laboratory hubs being set up in England can benefit from deploying a modern LIMS to enable them to run more efficiently, deliver results effectively to clinicians, and lay the IT foundations for precision medicine.
24 November 2020
Customer education: Helping our customers get the most out of their solution
“Customers don’t know what they don’t know” – day to day usage is one thing but learning about additional or newly developed functionality to speed up workflow and provide other benefits is essential.
2 October 2020
Customer service in a crisis
Beginning a new job during a global pandemic isn’t the ideal situation, but it was the one facing Christian Reynolds, a Service Project Manager in the CliniSys Service Portfolio Team. “On my first day in the office, after a short induction, I was given a laptop, second screen and asked to head home because of lockdown restrictions.” While not quite the start he imagined, Christian had to hit the ground running as the real impact of COVID-19 became apparent. Here’s how he delivered exceptional customer service in a national crisis.
1 October 2020
Supporting critical laboratory systems: 5 tips for effective ICT triage
Effectively triaging ICT issues as soon as they arise is crucial for fixing them says Felice Di Rienzo, Services Director at CliniSys. The triage process involves critically analysing a pathology system to identify the component in the puzzle that’s failing. The quicker this can happen, the faster it can be resolved.
29 July 2020
CliniSys and Pathology after the Pandemic
Our chief executive, Richard Craven, reflects on some of the profound changes that the novel coronavirus has brought to CliniSys, to healthcare, and to pathology, and how they are likely to play out in a post-Covid future.
21 July 2020
Why LIMS is crucial to achieving ISO 15189 accreditation
Gaining ISO 15189 accreditation is just the start of the hard work, says Tony Oliver, Programme Manager and laboratory accreditation expert at CliniSys. The ongoing accreditation process is a challenge that involves everyone in the lab, with LIMS at its heart.
23 June 2020
What genomic laboratory hubs can learn from pathology networks; why is the first lesson ‘implement a single LIMS?’
What can the mobilising genomics laboratory hubs learn from the more advanced pathology networks? CliniSys marketing manager Matthew Fouracre put the question to programme manager Tony Oliver and genomics consultant Steve Abbs, who agreed the first lesson would be: implement a single laboratory information system to drive standardisation.
10 May 2020