What your lab report really says about your health

What your lab report really says about your health

Decoding your test results is important to understanding your health status You visit your primary care physician or health practitioner for your annual physical, and he/she orders blood work as part of the process. Many patients don’t give it a second thought, unless...
Pap test preparation is critical to achieve reliable results

Pap test preparation is critical to achieve reliable results

PCL Alverno wants you to know the optimal preparation to get the right results the first time According to a physicians’ report published in the Journal of Family Practice, a ThinPrep pap test is better at detecting cervical cancer precursors than the standard pap...
January 2019 Test Bulletin

January 2019 Test Bulletin

Test Bulletin Dear Healthcare Provider, The information contained here may be very important to your practice. Please take a moment to review this document. PSA SCREENING TEST CODE CHANGE January 21, 2019 Effective January 21, 2019, the Soft code for the PSA Screening...
Life in the lab

Life in the lab

Is working in a medical laboratory a good fit for you? Alverno Laboratories offers insight into the incredible world of Medical Laboratory Scientists and Technicians. Alverno Laboratories currently manages 26 hospital laboratories and provides laboratory services to...
Helping you understand your laboratory costs

Helping you understand your laboratory costs

PCL Alverno provides patients with an Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN) when the health care provider believes that Medicare may not pay for an item or service that Medicare usually covers because it is not considered medically reasonable and necessary for this...