Cirdan and Genial to offer a Genomics enabled LIS Solution to Healthcare Customers Globally

Rebecca Fitton

03rd Mar 2022
Cirdan and Genial to offer a Genomics enabled LIS Solution to Healthcare Customers Globally

Cirdan, a global leader in laboratory information systems and Genial, a leading software provider to healthcare and life sciences, are delighted to announce a partnership to offer a LIS solution covering all disciplines, including genetics, to healthcare customers across the globe.

The partnership was formed due to the increasing need for laboratories to replace legacy laboratory systems across all disciplines, including Genetics. Combining the Cirdan ULTRA LIS with the Genial iGene system will enable both parties to offer a complete LIS solution, which is well integrated and highly efficient, in a very timely manner.

Commenting on the partnership, Hugh Cormican, CEO at Cirdan, said: “We are delighted to find a partner who shares our enthusiasm to revolutionise patient diagnostic pathways using the latest digital technology and analytics.”

Simon Peck, CEO at Genial, also commented: “We are very excited to be working with Cirdan; through this new partnership we can ensure that we are providing hospitals and laboratories the complete solution to make their lives easier.”

About Cirdan

Cirdan is the emerging leader in laboratory information systems and related clinical diagnostic pathways. Its mission is to improve healthcare through innovation. Since its formation in 2010, Cirdan has invested heavily in research and development utilizing smart technology to develop products and services for Pathology Laboratory informatics.

In 2013 Cirdan acquired the exclusive ULTRA Laboratory Information System (LIS) IP from GE Healthcare with the rights to develop and sell unfettered to worldwide clients. Cirdan has been modernizing the ULTRA software and adding new features to the product, including the switch to a web browser user interface, cloud enablement, cyber security improvements and feature enhancements including multimedia reporting, Business Intelligence Reporting Tools (BIRT), integrated image management, digital pathology and AI, performance monitoring tools and an Open Lab API.


About Genial

Established in 2001 and based in Chester, UK, Genial is now part of the global Harris Healthcare Group. Its flagship products, iPassport and iGene, continue to be developed and improved in collaboration with its growing customer base to ensure that it remains at the forefront of managed software services for this sector.

iGene provides a secure and scalable platform to streamline the process of genetic testing from patient scheduling through laboratory test protocols to the preparation of test reports for use by genetic counsellors and clinicians.


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