Specimen Collection and Test Information

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McLaren Northern Michigan Laboratory employs a premier outreach order entry and results delivery system which connects physicians with McLaren Northern Michigan Laboratory. The system is powered by Atlas LabWorks®, the outreach system used by Mayo Medical Laboratories. Link your practice to the McLaren Northern Michigan Laboratory via a web browser interface and realize improved operational efficiency.

Order Entry Benefits

  • Single order for both Gen Lab and Pathology specimens
  • Complete and correct orders with prompts for required information
  • Order by custom profiles or from a custom short list of frequently ordered tests
  • Access to entire laboratory test catalog including reference laboratory testing
  • Analyzer-ready barcode labels eliminate hand labeling and re-labeling of specimens
  • Tracking of pending orders

Result Reporting Benefits

  • Powerful and selective result search criteria
  • Daily abnormal results list
  • Ability to forward results to consulting or referring physicians
  • Cumulative history and graphing of results
  • Fast turnaround time

Workflow Benefits

  • Reduction of telephone interruptions
  • Access to continually updated patient database (currently over 350,000 persons)
  • Less Personal Health Information (PHI) to manage, protect, shred, and discard
  • Increased data security
  • Electronic supply ordering

Community Benefits

  • Local and rapid patient service
  • Maintain your practice and the McLaren Northern Michigan competitive position in our community
  • Preserve local health care access

For more information please call 231.487.7604.