Reliable Diagnostic Testing Solutions for Decentralized Clinical Laboratories
In 2018, nearly 96% of CLIA certified clinical laboratories in the United States are located outside of a hospital setting.
Decentralized Clinical Laboratories
Due to the advancements of diagnostic testing technologies and patient demand, producing decentralized clinical laboratory test results has grown rapidly over the past decade in the United States. As test volumes continue to increase for decentralized clinical laboratories, so will the need for reliable and intuitive diagnostic testing solutions and superior customer obsessive vendor support. HORIBA Medical now contains four premier and globally recognized brands with key competencies, shown in table 1, to meet the specialized scientific and regulatory needs of small to moderate size clinical laboratories. HORIBA Medical’s comprehensive portfolio of diagnostic products and services have enabled decentralized clinical laboratories to provide superior and cost-effective testing services that set them apart from other laboratories in their region.
The Number of CLIA certified clinical laboratories in the United States that are located outside of a hospital setting in 2019*
The percent of clinical tests performed outside of a hospital setting*
The percent of CLIA certified clinical laboratories in the United States that are located inside a hospital setting*
Table 1: Key competencies of MedTest Dx
Automated clinical chemistry and hematology analyzers, along with the most comprehensive line of open channel Drugs of Abuse reagents.
Open channel and instrument specific general chemistry reagents, calibrators, controls and standards, along with semi-automated clinical chemistry analyzers.
Convenient and reliable solutions for laboratories that are implementing or performing in-house LC/MS drug confirmation testing.
Medical Laboratory Solutions™:
Nationwide field service organization with a wide range of cost-effective service programs, along with re-certified clinical laboratory equipment.
- Laboratories By Type of Facility, CMS CLIA Data Base, Apr. 2019, https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/CLIA/Downloads/factype.pdf.
- Weinert, Kerri and Peter Gyorda. “Triangulating Dynamic of Clinical Laboratory Testing | Clinical Chemistry.” Clinical Chemistry. AACC – Clinical Chemistry, Oct 2015. Web. 7 Apr 2018. http://clinchem.aaccjnls.org/content/61/11/1320.