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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 smear test. (1) While that’s good news for women being tested, […]

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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 two free standing emergency departments as well as thousands of physician offices and other clients in the Midwest. […]

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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 patient in this instance. PCL Alverno is dedicated to helping their patients be healthy […]

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Food Or Poison?

Food Or Poison?

Foodborne Diseases Alverno Laboratories’ use of sophisticated testing of blood or stool can identify foodborne diseases with excellent accuracy and turnaround times as short as four hours. The recent health scare of foodborne disease linked to Romaine lettuce resulted in 172 cases of food poisoning spread across 32 states. 75 people were hospitalized, and one […]

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The Next Generation Patient Experience

The Next Generation Patient Experience

PCL Alverno strives to bring “The Alverno Experience” to every patient through emphasis on customer engagement. In the field of medicine, trust is paramount. Alverno is cognizant of how important trust is in their relationship with patients and have taken extraordinary measures to ensure “The Alverno Experience” exceeds all patient expectations. “The goal is to […]

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