Epic Beaker Laboratory Information System (LIS)
Allina Health Laboratory will complete the transition to the Epic Beaker Laboratory Information System (LIS) for the Central Lab and Abbott Northwestern Hospital laboratory locations August, 2014.
Clinical work, including microbiology transitioned to Beaker on April 12th. Referral testing (sendouts) will transition on Friday, May 30th and Anatomic pathology will transition Friday, August 1st.
Glossary of Beaker terms and definitions
Allina Health Laboratory new Laboratory Information System (LIS) integrated with Excellian, the Allina Health electronic health record (EHR).
Term used for the time after first Beaker go-live until the final Beaker go-live.
A unique number assigned by Beaker for each test ordered. It’s made up of separate sections each representing a different piece of information including the year, lab abbreviation, Julian day, lab section code and a specimen counter.
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