WAM-Management
Middleware Designed and Developed by Sysmex
 
Sysmex WAM brings value to your lab by enabling efficiency and increased capacity without increasing staff.  Reduce workload, minimize specimen handling and eliminate processing steps, allowing technologists to focus on complex and variant results and supporting your goals of quality patient care and safety.  Further assure quality by developing and enforcing proven, repeatable processes.
WAM Connects to One or More Sysmex Solutions in Combination:
  • AlphaN systems
  • HST-N Automation lines including SP-1000i slide maker and tube sorter
  • X-Series instruments
  • Cell Image Analysis Portfolio
  • Bio-Rad VARIANT™ II TURBOLink HPLC A1c
    WAM Interfaces to:
    • LIS vendor systems
    • Homegrown LIS systems
    • Single or multiple LIS's
    • Experience with over 30 LIS's to date
       WAM is a Single System that Can Connect any Combination of:
      • Integrated health networks and regional labs
      • Core and reference labs
      • Hospital labs
      • Patient care centers and clinics
      • Specialty labs such as oncology, pediatric, dialysis
      Flexible and Adapts to Your Workflow
      • Utilizes single user screen for result review, manual differential and morphological observations
      • Provides worklist flexibility
      • Prioritizes STAT and critical results for review
      • Highlights delta failures and critical results
      • Records internal and reportable comments
      • Processes manual differential and morphology results with user defined keyboards
      • Aligns with your LEAN processes
      • Captures and tracks critical call information
      Paperless Workflow
      • Capture and electronically store scattergrams and histograms with the results
      • Access from any WAM workstation
      • Save the cost of paper, transportation and storage
      • Eliminate search and retrieval time when you need to reference historical results
      Discipline-Specific Rules
      • Enable auto-validation, reflex and repeat decisions
      • Incorporate ISLH consensus rules and our customers' best practices
      • Speed throughput, reduce steps and decrease smear review rates
      Specimen Management
      • Track tubes’ current and final location
      • Send in-lab receipt information and tube storage location directly to the LIS (LIS dependent)
      • Save time locating samples
      Multi-Site Capabilities
      • Makes auto-validation possible for all sites
      • Supports standardization of rules and processes across the enterprise
      • Eases technologist transition between shifts and between sites
      • Allows management and validation of sub-site rules with a single, centralized rule set
      Management Reports (version 4.1)
      • Easy to use:  Requires no specialized skills
      • Manage automation efficiency and productivity
      • Comprehensive: ~1,000 reports in a single module
      • Includes four major report sets:  turnaround times, auto- and manual- validation rates, rules usage and statistical counts
      • One click export to Excel
      • Create graphs automatically
      Integrated Implementation Support
      • Professional project manager
      • Clinical and technical expertise
      • On-site guidance for rules design
      • On-site assistance with validation, workflow training and go-live support
      • Access to e-learning online educational tools
      • Comprehensive documentation and test plans
      Multi-Disciplinary Rules
      • Comprehensive rules library
      • ISLH consensus rules
      • Our customers’ best practices rules
      • Cross-discipline rules
      • Single rules set with ability for sub-site rules
       
      LIS Interfacing
      • Receives patient demographics and orders from the LIS
      • Returns reflex orders, results and comments
      • Supports multiple LISs with a single WAM database
      • HL7 and ASTM compatible
      • Interfaced to over 30 different commercial and home-grown LISs
      System Configuration
      • HP ProLiant enterprise class server
      • Red Hat Linux operating system
      • Oracle database (Standard Edition)
      • Full technical support for the entire system - no need to employ Linux or Oracle expertise
      Networking & Connectivity
      • Standard TCP/IP connectivity for instruments, servers and workstations
      • Network configuration enables real-time “push” of graphics and data to the end user (100 mbps full duplex) including between sites in a multi-site environment
      • Secure SNCS for remote troubleshooting and support through port 443 using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol
      • No patient health information (PHI) is transmitted by SNCS
      Data Integrity
      • Mirrored drives with RAID array configuration
      • Daily network backup of the database, application, rules and settings
      • Switch Server (optional purchase) provides hardware redundancy and optimizes system availability
       
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