Nursing Facilities

NICL Laboratories has been the pioneer, full service provider of clinical laboratory services to long-term care, sub-acute, senior living and intermediate care/developmentally disabled facilities since 1977.  Throughout these years of experience, NICL has responded to the changes in the industry by developing and providing unique and specialized services that are unsurpassed in quality and satisfaction.

  • Fully trained and skilled phlebotomy staff available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Schedule draw days for specimen collection
  • STAT services for clinically indicated testing at no additional cost
  • Advanced Standing Order System (ASOSSM) including:
    • Preprinted routine order laboratory request forms
    • Monthly report of patients scheduled for laboratory testing
    • Incomplete list for tests scheduled but pending collection
    • Detailed list of tests performed throughout the month
    • Yearly calendar of patient standing order schedule
    • Compliance guidance on Medicare Local Medical Review Policies (LMRPs)
      and National Coverage Determinations (NCDs)
    • Compliance audits of physician orders for laboratory tests
  • Rapid TAT for STAT testing
  • Priority TAT for PT/INR
  • Same day TAT for most routine tests
  • Epidemiology and Infection Surveillance Reports (ISPSM) to support Infection Control monitoring
  • MASTRSM – Regional Antimicrobial Sensitivity Report
  • Staff education and training on laboratory specific and infection control topics
  • Alert and Critical Values called and faxed to facility upon completion and verification of results
  • Cumulative Test Results which include current DOS and last four (4) previous results
  • Daily Supervisory Abnormal Result Summary
  • On-line results access and ordering capabilities for facilities, physicians, and pharmacies
  • Dedicated Customer Service Representatives
  • Participation in QA/QI and Infection Control meetings
  • Courier Service
  • Supplies required for specimen collection
  • Full-time Pathologists available for consultation
  • Competitive pricing

There is a difference in laboratories.

NICL is the difference.