Disa*Lab

by Laboratory System Technologies

5 / 5 5 reviews
Disa*Lab

Who Uses This Software?

Private and pubic Clinical, Pathology, Medical Public health environmental , veterinary and EQA laboratories, Free to qualifying NGOs, FBOs and tertiary training institutes.

Average Ratings

5 reviews
  • Overall 5 / 5
  • Ease of Use 5 / 5
  • Customer Service 5 / 5
  • Features 5 / 5
  • Value for Money 5 / 5

Product Details

  • Starting Price USD 800.00
  • Pricing Details $800 per laboratory workstation per year. Free for qualifying organisations
  • Free Version Yes
  • Free Trial No
  • Deployment Installed - Windows
  • Training In Person
    Live Online
    Documentation
  • Support Business Hours
    Online

Vendor Details

  • Laboratory System Technologies
  • http://disalab.com/
  • Founded 1980

About Disa*Lab

Multi-disciplinary LIS for Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology, Microbiology (Bacteriology), Cytology, Histology (Anatomical and Cellular Pathology), Virology, Serology, Immunology, Toxicology, TB, Environmental/Public health, EQA, veterinary and many other medical laboratories.

Scaleable - From single workstations in remote labs, to hundreds of workstations in large hospitals. From small private labs to multiple public laboratories serving entire countries. No lab is too big or too small.

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Disa*Lab Features

  • Data Analysis Auditing
  • Data Security
  • EMR Interface
  • Fax Management
  • Lab Instrument Interface
  • Multi-Location Printing
  • Online Instrumentation
  • Physician Test Panels
  • Procedure-Based Billing
  • Sample Tracking

Disa*Lab Most Helpful Reviews

Disa*lab is a robust and ever-improving laboratory information system complying with ISO15189

Reviewed on 21/06/2017
Tafuma Z.
LIS Manager
Health, Wellness & Fitness, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source 
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
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Comments: Compliance with ISO15189 leading to accreditation of the laboratory.
Improved efficiency, accountability and boosted lab staff moral
Ability to have evidence-based decision making due to easy generation of reports

Pros: The system follows the laboratory workflow, tracks samples, has a comprehensive audit trail, user security levels are clearly defined. The system is user-customizable and is scaleable (can work in a small standalone laboratory to huge multi-site laboratory with referrals. Referrals require minimal bandwidth typical size per referral is 1kb.
Disa*lab interfaces with all interfaceable laboratory instruments in my lab enabling electronic ordering of tests by once registration is done and automatic transmission or results eliminating typo errors and reducing TAT.
Realtime remote user support via skype or telephone from professional and friendly staff and queries are tracked through tickets on an online helpdesk.
Disa*lab has robust predefined common reports and allows for export for user to do custom
adhoc reports

Cons: The system is a licensed using the per workstation and per year license structure, i would prefer a tier system of saying 1-5, 50-100, etc

Disalab has improved laboratory processes. It is now easier for us to store and retrieve data.

Reviewed on 16/06/2017
Edward M.
LIMS Manager
Hospital & Health Care, 201-500 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source 
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
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Comments: We are able to retrieve data/ reports with no or little difficulties.

Pros: instruments interface(Wxinstrument): Disalab is able to interface with a lot of analyzers
Report generating module (DisaXLreports): easier to use and produces sensible reports
Dictionary (wxdict): it gives you powers as a super user to changes laboratory processes

Cons: Too many modules (programs): This means that you need to know each and every program. its functionalities and its capabilities. too many things to know.

Vendor Response

by Laboratory System Technologies on 16/06/2017

Service pack 11 (August 2017) will see a significant reduction in the number of individual modules, with additional tools being added to the main DisaLab module.

I had the privilege to use Disa*lab and other software, bottom line Disa*lab is easy

Reviewed on 16/11/2017
Mokenyakenya M.
Lab Manager
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source 
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: as the superuser, its very easy to customize, therefore meets clients requirements very easily, easy customization equals everything you need in a software

Cons: use of one license per one workstation in a way increases cost, if per workstation I can be able to use two programs that would be great (wxinstrument and wxDisa per workstation

I used this product for many years both on the laboratory side and the dictionary maintenance side.

Reviewed on 19/06/2017
Denise S.
Dictionary Maintenance and Standardisation
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source 
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
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Pros: It is a fully South African Product
It is simple to use.
It covers all aspects of laboratory requirements from basic generation of lab reports to statistical data collection and patient history with ease of reporting including hard copies, SMS and e-mail options.
It is PC based not relying on a central server

I have been very lucky to be able to use this excellent product for more than 25 years!

Reviewed on 12/07/2017
Wessel K.
Medical Technologist
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source 
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
Not Likely Extremely Likely

Pros: Very user friendly and customizable
Easy to use and to maintain
Powerful but not complicated
Great reporting modules
Excellent support
Can be used in all Pathology disciplines

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