Press Release

Total Lab Care’s Laboratory Essentials Course has been approved for P.A.C.E.® CEU Credits

Lincoln, RI. (June 1, 2015), Total Lab Care (TLC), an ELITechGroup specialized consultant provider for Physician Office Laboratories (POLs) announces that its Laboratory Essentials Course has been approved for 3.5 hours of P.A.C.E. continuing education credits. Course participants will learn or refresh their memory on the basics of the clinical laboratory in a self-paced environment. This web-based interactive training program, comprised of 10 individual lessons, reviews CLIA rules and regulations and laboratory operations from pre-analytical to post-analytical processes including laboratory testing requirements (i.e. pipetting, safety, equipment operation, etc.).

The Laboratory Essentials course is available to current and new ELITechGroup customers and is just one example of ELITech’s commitment to help laboratories that operate closer to the patient. (more…)

Alere Informatics Launches RALS® Connectivity System for Physician Office Labs and Medical Practice

RALS-Pathway designed to connect the devices used in office labs everyday


Charlottesville, VA – Alere Informatics has announced the launch of an all-new RALS system to provide data management for diagnostic testing devices used in physician office labs (POLs) and medical practices. RALS-Pathway addresses the need to reduce manual data entry and potential transcription errors, and is based on the same RALS system used in nearly 60% of hospitals throughout the U.S. to manage point-of-care testing programs.

(See the press release here)

Lab-Ask, free online community for lab professionals

Lincoln, RI. (November 15, 2014),Total Lab Care (TLC), an ELITechGroup specialized consultant provider for Physician Office Laboratories (POLs) announces the launch of Lab-Ask, a free online community for laboratory professionals. Lab-Ask connects you to industry experts with years of proven experience covering all aspects of the POL. As medical technologists, educators and administrators, they are prepared to answer any lab-related question including but not limited to regulatory, billing & reimbursement, profitability and operations.

Lab-Ask also offers access to countless resources such as industry updates, expert tips, technical bulletins and is the perfect platform to learn, share and connect with your peers. Todd Proud, Director of TLC, says, “Lab-Ask provides POLs with unique access to resources to assist them in their day to day operations. Our goal is to offer piece of mind with personalized support not typically available to small to medium size medical practices.” Come join the conversation now on!

(See the press release here)