Introduction to Basic Quality Control in the Hematology Laboratory
This section introduces middleware, its fit in the hierarchy of different information systems that support the management of patient tests, and outlines its capabilities.
When you complete this section, you will be able to:
- Define middleware in the context of the clinical laboratory
- Identify and understand some of the main functions of middleware
- Identify the main information systems available to integrate patient test orders and results
- Understand the communication stream between middleware, Laboratory Information Systems, and automated analyzers