Sunquest CoPathPlus 4.0 Anatomic Pathology System Now Available

Sets New Standards for Automation, Workflow Efficiency, Regulatory Compliance, and LIS Integration

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Sunquest Information Systems, Inc., a market leader in laboratory information systems, today announced the general availability of its Sunquest CoPathPlus v4.0 anatomic pathology software. The new version integrates with Sunquest's award-winning Laboratory Information System and includes numerous new features and technology enhancements designed to automate processes and increase workflow efficiency for pathology departments at hospitals and laboratories. Sunquest CoPathPlus v4.0 also supports a powerful, add-on module that integrates with the mTuitive xPert for Pathology Software for structured data capture and synoptic reporting.

"Our upgrade to 4.0 was one of the shortest and smoothest upgrades we've ever had," said Jan Esakov, LIS Manager for Nationwide Children's Hospital. "The new enhancements will not only benefit our users, but those of us who support the system also by streamlining the processes that were totally manual in previous versions."

"Now that Sunquest CoPathPlus is fully developed, supported, and maintained by Sunquest, many of our customers are upgrading to the new 4.0 version. Its customer-driven feature enhancements and tight integration with our LIS enable powerful automation and workflow efficiencies that benefit their organizations," said Debbie Tillman, anatomic pathology product manager at Sunquest Information Systems, Inc. "We regard anatomic pathology as a strategically important technology for our future in developing solutions for molecular diagnostics, digital pathology, and predictive medicine."

About Sunquest Information Systems, Inc.: Sunquest Information Systems, Inc., is a global market leader in clinical data management solutions with more than 1,200 hospitals and commercial laboratories using its products worldwide. The company is dedicated to providing best-of-suite solutions that enable quality patient care, clinical safety, and operational efficiencies. Its experienced sales and technical service teams deliver 24x7 assistance to customers for their procurement, implementation, and customer care needs. The Sunquest Laboratory(TM) system achieved "Best in KLAS" in the Laboratory Segment for 2007, which was its fourth consecutive year, (KLAS Enterprises, LLC, Sunquest's professional services division provides a wide array of management and technical tools, including lab redesign and optimization, outreach and lab network program development, and operational business and implementation plans. For more information, call 800-748-0692 or visit:

About mTuitive: mTuitive, Inc. develops data capture and synoptic reporting software to assist health care professionals in recording clinical findings and maintaining compliance with established protocols and guidelines. Our unique method of capturing structured information provides valuable data for pathology, oncology, and cancer staging applications. Established in 2003, mTuitive, Inc. is based in Massachusetts.