Our team of laboratory specialists is available to help provide specialized consulting on various laboratory equipment and categories.
Providing laboratory testing and services at the point of care can come with unique challenges. Learn about important topics for today’s lab, from tackling microbiology and implementing testing to standardizing laboratory operations.
Microbiology and the Community Hospital
Microbiology is undergoing a dramatic transformation based on market factors including antibiotic stewardship, concerns about drug-resistant pathogens and emerging pathogens such as Zika virus and Ebola.
Advances in technology such as the increasing availability of sensitive, specific molecular methods are providing faster, highly accurate and far less subjective ways to identify infectious agents. Hospitals and the payer community have expectations of faster turnaround time for results, actionable information to base treatment on, and reliable, accurate testing irrespective of care setting.
Laboratory Testing in Physicians’ Offices
With an increasing focus on patient outcomes, today’s physician office is constantly looking for ways to improve efficiencies and get patients the results they need faster. In-office laboratory testing offers a solution to both challenges, enabling physicians to more immediately implement treatment plans based on test results while also opening a new source of possible revenue. However, there are many factors to consider both before deciding to implement in-office lab testing and after.
Laboratory Testing: Test Here or Send Out?
Learn what one question can help you determine whether you should be offering in-office laboratory testing in your medical practice.Read Article
Getting Ready to Implement In-Office Laboratory Testing
Is your physician office actually ready to implement laboratory testing? Explore these three key criteria to find out.Read Article
Determining In-Office Laboratory Testing Options
Now that your physician office is ready to implement in-office lab testing, how do you know which test options you should offer? Learn how the 80/20 rule can help.Read Article
Expanding Laboratory Testing in Medical Practices
Explore how expanding point-of-care lab testing or transitioning from CLIA-waived to moderately complex lab testing can help address some of the needs generated from an outcomes-based approach.Read Article
Our Laboratory Implementation Team helps with initial lab setup and implementation, ensuring you have enough space for lab equipment, verifying hazard protocols, validating and testing equipment and more. This team can help set up single pieces of lab equipment or help build an entire new lab.
Related CategoriesShop All
Clinical LaboratoryMcKesson Medical-Surgical delivers laboratory supplies including reagents, lab equipment, lab glassware, eye wash solution, specimen collection, and lab supplies.
Diagnostic Instruments and SuppliesMcKesson Medical-Surgical offers a full portfolio of diagnostic products including thermometers, stethoscopes, scales, defibrillators, blood pressure monitors, and more.
GlovesMcKesson Medical-Surgical offers a comprehensive portfolio of exam gloves including nitrile gloves, latex gloves, vinyl gloves, surgical gloves, and medical gloves.
Wound CareMcKesson Medical-Surgical delivers a comprehensive wound care product portfolio including bandages, gauze, medical tape, first aid kits, hydrogel, eye patches, and wound care supplies.
Needles and SyringesMcKesson Medical-Surgical delivers needles and syringes including hypodermic needles, syringe needles, sharps containers, and more.
Freezers & RefrigeratorsMcKesson Medical-Surgical offers an assortment of freezers and refrigerators to meet your cooling needs, including options for the laboratory, undercounter, pharmaceuticals and blood banks.