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Figure 5: A timeline of selected Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) vendors from 1960's to the present. It is important to note that this is a sampling and not an exact account of the full history of LIS vendors. ALS = Advanced Laboratory Systems; BSL = Berkeley Scientific Laboratories; CCA = Creative Computing Applications; CDC = Control Data Corporation; CHC = Community Health Computing; DEC = Digital Equipment Corporation; DHT = Dynamic Health Technologies; DNA = Diversified Numeric Applications; FF = Fletcher-Flora; HBOC = Huff, Barrington and Owens; IDX = IDX Systems (acquired by GE in 2006); KDS = Knowledge Data Systems; LCI = Laboratory Consulting, Inc.; MCK = McKesson; MJS = Michael J. Selner Systems; NLFC = New Lab Force Corporation; PGI = Patterson, Gorup, Illig; SAC = System Analysis Corporation; SCC = Soft Computer Consultants; SMS = Shared Medical systems; T and T = T and T Technology (Peter Tong). Image courtesy Weiner Consulting Services and Dennis Winsten and Associates

Figure 5: A timeline of selected Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) vendors from 1960's to the present. It is important to note that this is a sampling and not an exact account of the full history of LIS vendors. ALS = Advanced Laboratory Systems; BSL = Berkeley Scientific Laboratories; CCA = Creative Computing Applications; CDC = Control Data Corporation; CHC = Community Health Computing; DEC = Digital Equipment Corporation; DHT = Dynamic Health Technologies; DNA = Diversified Numeric Applications; FF = Fletcher-Flora; HBOC = Huff, Barrington and Owens; IDX = IDX Systems (acquired by GE in 2006); KDS = Knowledge Data Systems; LCI = Laboratory Consulting, Inc.; MCK = McKesson; MJS = Michael J. Selner Systems; NLFC = New Lab Force Corporation; PGI = Patterson, Gorup, Illig; SAC = System Analysis Corporation; SCC = Soft Computer Consultants; SMS = Shared Medical systems; T and T = T and T Technology (Peter Tong). Image courtesy Weiner Consulting Services and Dennis Winsten and Associates