In the Field, Clinical Laboratory Specimen Transportation is Being Complicated by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Lab leaders who adopt best practices in courier services will help ensure their lab’s supply chains remain secure Hospital and health systems using courier services to transport patients’ biological specimens from doctors’ offices and other locations to clinical laboratories for testing and reporting are finding those services delayed or disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.   Limited office hours, closed physician practices, and the need for drivers to take time for symptom checking on...

Progressive Medical Laboratories and Pathology Groups Are Revisiting the Benefits of Outsourcing their Courier and Logistics Needs

Tracking specimen collections online is a significant benefit because clinical laboratories can track specimens in real time from pick-up to arrival in the laboratory At a time when delivering added value to physician clients is a key differentiator for any clinical laboratory wanting to build market share and increase specimen volume, having the right courier and logistics solution can mean the difference between financial success and failure. Experienced pathologists and medical laboratory...
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