CONSULTANT'S CORNER

Various Topics, by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory Website http://laboratory-manager.advanceweb.com/,
Monthly 2009-2012

PUBLICATIONS IN WHICH OUR ARTICLES HAVE APPEARED
  • Advance for Administrators of the Laboratory
  • Advance for Administrators in Radiology & Radiology Oncology
  • Advance for Health Information Executives
  • CAP Today
  • Clinical Leadership Management Review (CLMR)
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Health Management Technology
  • MLO (Computer Dialog)
  • Radiology Management
ARTICLES PUBLISHED
  • LIS-I.T. Work Area Managers - The Future of Laboratory Information System by Dennis Winsten & Hal Weiner, Advance for Administrators of the Laboratory, March 2016
  • Why Business Analytics? By Hal Weiner & Dennis Winsten, Advance for Administrators of the Laboratory, October 2015
  • Augmenting Your LIS to Differentiate Your Lab in a Competitive Environment by Hal Weiner and Dennis Winsten, Advance Laboratory, March 2015
  • The LIS in an EMR World by Hal Weiner and Dennis Winsten, Advance Laboratory, January 2015
  • Is Your LIS Inspection Ready? By Hal Weiner and Dennis Winsten, Advance Laboratory, February 2014
  • LIS Integration vs. Interfacing, Dennis Winsten, Advance Laboratory, February 2014
  • RFPs - When, Why,How", by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, April 2013
  • Best-of-Breed or Enterprise-wide LIS?", by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, February 2013
  • Mobile Tools for the Clinical Laboratory", by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, September 2012
  • LIS Selection and Implementation, Chapter 6: Pathology Informatics - Theory & Practice, ASCP Press, 2012 by Hal Weiner and Dennis Winsten
  • Vendor Laboratory Informtion System (LIS) Contracts", by Dennis Winsten, ASCP Check Sample 2012
  • Progress in 2011 for the LIS Industry" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory Resource Directory, December 2011
  • “Options for Your Aging LIS” by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory , November 2011
  • “LIS Consultants: From What They Know to What Labs Need”, CAP Today, November 2011
  • “Lab-Client Integration” by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory , August 2011
  • “LIS - Are They Commodities? What Makes the Difference in Selection? What's Important Now?" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory , February 2011
  • Progress in 2010 for the LIS Industry" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory Resource Directory, December 2010
  • “Anatomic Pathology System Enhancements” by Dennis Winsten and Hal Weiner, Advance/Laboratory, February 2010
  • “Approaches to Product Innovation” by Dennis Winsten and Cheryl Bartlett, PhD, Advance/Laboratory, September 2009
  • "Auditing a Systems Project-Strategies to ensure return-on-investment is achieved", Advance/Laboratory, March 2009
  • "Simplifying the Complexities of AP Informatics", by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, July 2008
  • "Evaluating Vendors-Non-Traditional Approaches to LIS Evaluation and Selection" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, April 2007
  • "Information Era-How IT Supports the Lab’s Mission" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, February 2007
  • "The LIS to LBMS Evolution" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, November 2006
  • "Adding Value to Your LIS" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, August 2006
  • "The I.T. – Lab Connection" by Dennis Winsten and Michael J. Winsten, D.O, Advance/Health Info Executives, Feb 2006
  • "Informatics Tools" by Dennis Winsten and Michael J. Winsten, D.O., Advance/Laboratory, February 2006
  • "A Look at LIS Industry Trends" by Dennis Winsten and Michael J. Winsten, D.O., Advance/Laboratory, December 2005
  • "The Web-enabled LIS" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, November 2005
  • "Extending the Life of an Aging LIS" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Health Information Executives, February 2005
  • "A Retrospective Look at the LIS Industry" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, December 2004
  • "Through the Looking Glass" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, January 2003
  • "Creative Strategies Bolster LIS Industry" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory Buyers Guide, December 2002
  • "Imagery and Sound in the LIS" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, November 2002
  • "Justifying a Replacement LIS in Times of Tight Budgets" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, March 2002
  • "Orchestrating LIS Demonstrations" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, February 2002
  • "The 2001 Building Blocks of the LIS Industry" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, December 2001
  • "A Harmonious Implementation" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, June 2001
  • "The 21st Century Lab" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, January 2001
  • "The Changing Face of the LIS Industry" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, December 2000
  • "Airline Magazines and Other Hazards" Guest Editorial by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Health Info Executives, Dec 2000
  • "Integrated Reporting and Interpretation of Clinical Results" by Dennis Winsten, CLMR, November/December 2000
  • "The Dis-Integration of a Health System: Its Impact on the LIS" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, November 2000
  • "Integrating RIS in a Complex Computing Environment" by Dennis Winsten and John McMahan, Radiology Management, July/August 2000
  • "The e-Lab: e-SSENTIAL for the e-NTERPRISE?" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, May 2000
  • “eCommerce:  The New Kid On the Block” by Dennis Winsten, MS, FHIMSS, Advance/Health Info Executives, Feb 2000
  • “Some Assembly Required: The ABC’s of Automation, Information Systems Integration” by Dennis Winsten, MS, FHIMSS, Advance/Laboratory, January 2000
  • “The Impact of FDA Oversight on the LIS” by G. Harnack, J. McMahan, and D. Winsten, Advance/Laboratory Sept 1999
  • “Improving Information Accessibility” by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, May 1999
  • “Best of Breed vs. Integrated Systems” by John McMahan, Advance/Laboratory, January 1999
  • “Capitalizing on LIS Capabilities” by G. Gross & J. Miller, Advance/Laboratory, December 1998
  • “The 7 'F’s' for Easier LIS Selection” by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, January 1998
  • "Want to Increase Profits? Let Laboratory Networks Pave the Way" by Dennis Winsten & John Mc Mahan, Advance/Laboratory, January 1997
  • "Marketing, Technology Pressures Drive Change for LIS Users" by Dennis Winsten & June Petrocelly, Advance/Laboratory, December 1996
  • "How to Improve your Image with Physicians" by DWinsten &L Riggs, Clinical Laboratory Management Association,1996
  • "The Clinical Data Repository: Provider Survey '96" by Dennis Winsten, Healthcare Informatics, July 1996
  • "Computer Integration: Function vs. Fit" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, June 1996
  • "LIS in Support of Managed Care" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, January, 1996
  • "Getting the Bugs Out of Your System Before They Bite You" by D. Winsten, Healthcare Informatics, 1995
  • “Laboratory Information Systems, Where We've Been and Where We're Going” by June Petrocelly and Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, December 1995
  • "Managing Your LIS Through a Merger" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, June 1995
  • "How to Implement a Winning System" by D. Winsten & J. McMahan, Healthcare Informatics, February 1995
  • "Is Best of Breed for the Dogs?" by Dennis Winsten, Healthcare Informatics, August 1994
  • "Best of Breed: Information Systems or Dog Shows?" by Dennis Winsten, June 1994
  • "RIS Doesn't Mean Really Incomprehensible Stuff" by Dennis Winsten, Advance/Radiology, November 1993
  • "Getting the Most Out of Your Old LIS" by Dennis Winsten, Medical Laboratory Observer, November 1993
  • "Your LIS-Helper or Hindrance?" by Dennis Winsten, Advance for Medical Laboratory Professionals, June 28, 1993
  • "Justifying the LIS-How to Score Big with Hospital Administration" by D. Winsten, Advance/Laboratory, May/June 1993
  • "Boost Quality Improvement Efforts with Expert Technology" by D. Winsten & L. Vanderslice, Medical Laboratory Observer, December 1992
  • "Radiology Information Systems Review" by Dennis Winsten, Healthcare Informatics, October 1992
  • "A Team Approach to Managing a Laboratory Information System" by D. Winsten & L. Hunter, Healthcare Informatics, August 1992
  • "Taking the Risk Out of Laboratory Information Systems" by Dennis Winsten, CLMR, Jan/February 1992, Vol. 6, No. 1
  • "10 Technologies that Promise Efficiency in the Clinical Lab" by D. Winsten & L. Vanderslice, Healthcare Informatics, September 1991
  • “Why Spend the Money? Justification of Laboratory Information Systems” by Dennis Winsten, Clinics in Laboratory Medicine, March 1991
  • "Evolving Clinical Systems Companies" by Dennis Winsten, Healthcare Informatics, March 1991
  • "Proposed HCFA Lab Rules: The Changing Face for LIS" by Dennis Winsten, Computers in Healthcare, September 1990
  • "Weighing Impact of Proposed Computer Standards (CLIA '88)" by D. Winsten, CLMA Management Briefs, July 1990
  • "1990 Radiology Systems Review" by Dennis Winsten, Healthcare Informatics, July 1990
  • "Trends in Laboratory Information Systems:1980-1990" by D Winsten & L Vanderslice, Healthcare Informatics, Mar 1990
  • "Questions About LIS Need Not Remain Unanswered" by Dennis Winsten, HC&C, April 1987
  • "Financial Justification of a Laboratory Information System" by D. Winsten & D. Weisenburger, MD, R. Markin, MD, PhD, S. Langdon, MT, J. Page & R. Butterfield, American Journal of Clinical Pathology, March 1987
  • "Corporate Image vs. Corporate Identity" by Dennis Winsten, Healthcare Computing & Communications, July 1986
  • "How to Succeed With a Lab-Hospital Interface" by Dennis Winsten, Medical Laboratory Observer, January 1986
  • Laboratory Information Systems Review ("State-of-the-Lab") by Dennis Winsten, Healthcare Informatics, printed annually in March issue, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995
  • "Installation of a 'Turnkey' Laboratory System" by Dennis Winsten, Healthcare Computing & Communications, April 1986
  • "RSVP An Alternative Approach to System Evaluation" by Dennis Winsten, Computers in Healthcare, September 1984

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