The Laboratory Information Systems Division (LIS) section is responsible for the implementation, education, support, and maintenance of the Medical Information Technology Laboratory Information System (Meditech LIS) with integration into the Health Information Systems infrastructure and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system.

The Meditech LIS is HL7 compatible and provides comprehensive information processing services for the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The LIS computer system supports the electronic processing of all reportable patient testing performed by the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, including clinical, anatomic and cytology test results. All completed test results are transmitted electronically to the EMR.

The routine LIS section operation hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with a 24-hour on-call service for emergency (916) 734-7775. After-hours support for all critical problems is triaged by Customer Support Center at (916) 734-HELP (4357).