Summary: Orchard Software has partnered with Pathology & Cytology Laboratories (P&C Labs) in Lexington, Kentucky, to implement a digital pathology solution alongside the Orchard Enterprise Pathology laboratory information system to enhance service quality and workflow efficiency.


  1. P&C Labs serves a wide network, including 48 hospitals and thousands of clients both in-state and nationally.
  2. The partnership aims to standardize and improve P&C Labs’ workflows, integrating a digital pathology solution for better control and efficiency.
  3. Orchard Software brings over 19 years of pathology innovation experience, contributing to the redesign and implementation of best practices at P&C Labs.

Orchard Software has announced entering a partnership with Pathology & Cytology Laboratories (P&C Labs) in Lexington, Kentucky. P&C Labs offers total anatomic pathology and cytopathology services including specimen transport, preparation, immunohistochemistry testing, and patient reporting. The lab serves 48 hospitals, 1,500 in-state clients, and 1,700 national clients. It is one of only a few pathology groups to offer oral and maxillofacial pathology services.

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To manage its broad reach of services and achieve the goal of highest quality service, the lab is implementing a digital pathology solution alongside the Orchard Enterprise Pathology laboratory information system.

P&C Labs to Improve Workflows

Orchard Enterprise Pathology supports complex anatomic pathology processes and workflows and the lab outreach and integration that the Lexington-based lab needs to support its customers with maximum efficiency and quality. Orchard Enterprise Pathology was selected to standardize and improve time-consuming workflows, integrate with their digital pathology solution, and to give the laboratory team more control of their information system solution. Orchard Software has been working with customers on continued innovation in pathology for more than 19 years and is excited to see growing adoption.

“We’re redesigning from the ground up and taking the opportunity to build in best practices with quality in every step, and Orchard is a key part of the overall solution,” says Steve Olsen, COO of P&C Labs. “They are bringing lab expertise and a depth of understanding that we haven’t found with other vendors.”

Orchard Software added that it is excited to partner with P&C Labs on this project. “We are proud to collaborate with customers like P&C Labs who are focused on transformative steps that will allow them to continue to improve the level of services they provide for their customers and patients,” says Billie Whitehurst, CEO of Orchard Software.