Public health organizations provide diagnostic testing, conduct disease surveillance, perform applied research, aid in public policy making, regulate private medical laboratories, provide the capacity to prepare for and respond to both acute (emergency) and chronic (ongoing) threats to public health, and perform other necessary functions and services.

LabAnswer has informatics experience working with federal, state, and local public health organizations involving biostatistics, epidemiology, health services administration, laboratory diagnostics and research, health policy, health education, and environmental health. Among the services we regularly perform include:

  • Project management
  • Public health informatics implementations/configuration 
  • Pandemic planning support 
  • Biostatistics 
  • Informatics direct implementation/configuration
  • Requirements elicitation and documentation
  • Business process review and recommendations
  • Internal & external data integration analysis & reviews
  • Legacy data analysis and migration
  • Acquisition support
  • Instrument interfacing
  • Security analysis & review
  • System design and architecture
  • As-Is and To-Be workflow modeling
  • Informatics market analysis
  • Requests for Proposal (RFP) development and proposal reviews
  • System demonstration scripting development
  • Configurable-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) system demonstration evaluation and analysis
  • Configurable-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) application package negotiations
  • Laboratory informatics implementation oversight and management
  • Validation/testing, verification & review
  • End user and administrator training