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Direct Transmission of PT Results


Less Complicated

More Accurate

Less Time manually entering results

More Time for patient testing

When you transmit quantitative PT results directly to the CAP, less equals more. Empower your laboratory professionals to spend less time reporting quantitative PT results—as compared to online entry—and more time on more fulfilling work, such as patient testing and more productive activities.

Manual entry of quantitative PT results is resource intensive, time consuming, and prone to errors. By transmitting your PT results directly to the CAP, you can eliminate the headaches and streamline the process. We offer a solution that enables you to electronically transmit your PT results directly to the CAP through Data Innovations Instrument ManagerTM. With this connectivity, you can transmit quantitative PT results from your instruments directly to us—without manual entry. This complimentary service is available to all participants currently enrolled in our PT programs.

How it Works

Initiate PT Workflow

  • Laboratory receives proficiency testing (PT) kit
  • Laboratory professional places order into the LIS to register the PT samples into their system

Prepare PT Samples

  • PT samples are placed on instrument for processing

Translate PT Results

  • PT results are automatically sent from the instrument to Data Innovations Instrument Manager
  • PT results are translated and reformatted via the CAP driver

Transmit Results to the CAP

  • Formatted result file is transmitted to the CAP
  • PT results are automatically populated into the appropriate fields of the result form on cap.org

Review Results

  • Laboratory professional reviews, approves, and submits the PT results on cap.org

Want to do more with less?

Learn the five steps to get started using Data Innovations for direct transmission of PT results.

Need to enroll? Submit the enrollment form to start the process.

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Send us an email or call if you need more information or have questions about direct transmission.

Email: ptdirecttransmission@cap.org
Call: 800-323-4040, option 1