Office-Based Laboratories: Navigating The Pitfalls to Reap The Rewards

As the leader in the physician office laboratory market, POLESTAR is committed to serving as a resource for physicians, practice administrators, medical technologists, distributors and others in need of office-based laboratory related information.

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AACC

AACC is an international scientific/medical society of clinical laboratory professionals, physicians, research scientists and other individuals involved with clinical chemistry and related disciplines.

(ASCLS) The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

ASCLS serves as the voice of all clinical laboratory professionals, creating a vision for the advancement of the clinical laboratory practice field, and advocating the value and the role of the profession.

CLMA

ASCLS serves as the voice of all clinical laboratory professionals, creating a vision for the advancement of the clinical laboratory practice field, and advocating the value and the role of the profession.

Lab Tests Online

Lab Tests Online has been designed to help you, as a patient or family caregiver, to better understand the many clinical lab tests that are part of routine care as well as diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of conditions and diseases.

American Association of Bioanalysts

AAB is dedicated to serving the community clinical laboratory and the professionals involved in clinical laboratory operations.

(MLO) Medical Laboratory Observer

The Peer-Reviewed Lab Management Source since 1969

Westgard

Tools, Technology and Training for Healthcare Laboratories

David G. Rhoads Associates, Inc.

Specialty Sofware for the Clinical Laboratory

(CLIA) Clinical Laboratory

This page contains information and links to a variety of CLIA resources regarding: CLIA regulations, CLIA enrollment, CLIA certificates, CLIA fee schedules, CLIA-approved accrediting organizations, and more.

Office for Civil Rights - HIPAA

Medical Privacy - National Standards to Protect the Privacy of Personal Health Information

CLP Magazine

The Product Magazine for Clinical Lab Professionals.

College of American Pathologists

Membership details, media releases, education resources, laboratory programs and coming events.

COLA

COLA, formerly Commission on Office Laboratory Accreditation, is an independent accreditor that also provides clinical laboratory education and consultation.