Research Article| Volume 5, ISSUE 4, P709-723, December 1985

Laboratory Computers: Tools for Increased Productivity

  • Ed J. Hendricks
    Pathology Laboratories, Fresno Community Hospital, Fresno & R Streets, Fresno, California 93715
    Director, Pathology Laboratories, Fresno Community Hospital and Clovis Community Hospital; and Director, Clovis Laboratory Software, Inc., Fresno, California
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      Achieving productivity gains using computer tools in the laboratory is a management-intensive process requiring careful analysis and thorough planning. Medical laboratory applications computer software is now available with which laboratory management can increase productivity in any size laboratory. The increased productivity achieved typically can produce a very short payback time and a high return on invested capital.
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