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In day-to-day operations many bigger laboratories often have specimens picked up by one medical courier then transferred to another courier to be delivered to the lab. While this process may sound simple, it can often become a “crack in the system” where samples can easily go missing.read more
What are lost and missing specimens costing your lab? Seven questions to ask about your specimen and medical courier systems.
Do you know how much lost specimens are costing your lab each year? Studies estimate 15 labor hours which had a direct cost of almost $500 per specimen. Here are seven key questions your lab should ask in evaluating your workflow and missing specimens.read more
Appreciating and understanding differences in medical courier operations is the foundation for creating flexibility for any software system dealing with workflows. Placing courier operations in a box with disregard for user diversity may lead to inefficiencies, lost dollars, or bigger problems to solve down the road.read more
Outreach medical laboratories have crucial responsibilities when it comes to transporting specimens and ensuring safe and compliant collection, pickup, and delivery. That’s why it’s so important to establish guidelines and follow industry best practices for specimen transportation, especially when training and managing medical couriers.read more
Equally as important to follow and reconcile as specimens, supply tracking ensures your medical supplies, documents, and equipment are picked-up and delivered to the right locations.read more
Labs and their courier services are very diverse in the way they operate and what works for tracking specimens in one lab may not be the most efficient way to track in another. If your lab is considering tracking outreach specimens electronically you should understand the different barcode and non-barcode options available to determine the best fit for your lab operations.read more
If you are dealing with a” lost specimen blame game in your lab” there are only two options that will resolve the conflict: 1. One party admits they are in the wrong, or 2. Provide concrete evidence regarding who last had possession of the specimen. Let’s think through the possible benefits/consequences of choosing each option.read more
One of the most frequent questions we get for Medical Courier Elite (MCE) is: “Can we integrate MCE collected data with other information systems within the lab?”. The simple answer is YES.read more
Broken mobile phones can cause major setbacks for a lab’s medical courier services. To avoid workflow disruptions labs should be prepared and plan ahead for how to handle.read more
There are many general-purpose courier mobile apps available on the Apple App Store or Google Play, but they’re really not designed specifically for medical courier operations, and they’re completely missing the core features and capabilities that lab managers need. MCE is the most comprehensive mobile app designed for medical courier operations.read more
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