Author - Didi Lomont

Instrument Manager Version 9.00.10 Released

Data Innovations announces the availability of Instrument Manager™ (IM) 2023 MR1, (v9.00.10). This edition is a minor release. IM 2023 MR1 is focused on cybersecurity enhancements and new lab uptime capabilities, including global TCP/IP Keep Alive functionality.  In addition, IM 2023 MR1 includes updates and corrections to known issues from the...

Instrument Manager Daylight-Saving Time Guidance for IM Versions 8.07 and Higher

Daylight-savings time begins Sunday, March 10, 2024 at 2 a.m. and ends Sunday, November 3 at 2 a.m. Instrument ManagerTM can support both automatic and manual adjustment of the system clock to account for daylight savings. Both approaches will have same effect on any timestamps applied to specimens moving through Instrument...

Data Innovations Launches Lab GPS v2.1

Uptime Management Now Available through Mobile App February 14, 2024 Data Innovations announces the availability of Lab GPS™ v2.1., which introduces a new mobile app and other enhancements to enterprise lab uptime monitoring and optimization. In this further development of Data Innovations’ first cloud-hosted SaaS product, Lab GPS v2.1 enables LIS administrators to...

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IM versions 8.16.20 and older will reach End of Life (EoL) January 1, 2026

Data Innovations® (DI) is providing advanced notice of product changes for Instrument Manager (IM).IM versions 8.16.20 and older will reach End of Life (EoL) January 1, 2026.What does this mean for your organization?DI will only provide cybersecurity updates, driver enhancement requests, new drivers, services, product enhancements and address Known Issues...

How to Install Instrument Manager™ Core Software

NOTE These instructions apply for Data Innovations’ North American customers. If this is your first time installing IM, please contact Data Innovations Sales to acquire the appropriate license files. If you already have the appropriate license files and are installing the same version of IM a subsequent time, please follow these...

Evaluation Rules for Clinical Ranges Precaution

When building an Autoverification Rule Set it's common to include evaluation rules for Clinical Ranges. These rules typically set test reference ranges, abnormal flags, critical ranges, and critical flags for each test result according to your laboratory's established ranges. Many labs have established ranges for certain analytes which also take into...

Instrument Manager System Preventative Maintenance (volume 2)

This month's Tips & Tricks is the second installation of Preventative Maintenance recommendations intended to help you maintain a stable and operationally efficient Instrument Manager system. This month's version of Tips & Tricks includes more recommended practices which, if performed proactively, can help reduce the risk of unexpected operational interruptions,...