Integration Solutions

LabCorp's integration solutions provide connectivity between disparate systems to facilitate productivity and performance. These solutions simplify data management through reduction or elimination of manual and/or paper-driven processes.

Electronic Data Interface (EDI) Result Delivery

EDI delivery of results provides clients with electronic transfer of laboratory result data. Clients may choose to either retrieve or have LabCorp send data files into a designated system.

Features

  • Two delivery options available:
    • Mailbox - Client initiates file transfer
    • Direct-send - LabCorp initiates file transfer
  • Data file can be sent to the client via the internet; supported protocols include FTP, FTP via SSH, and FTP via SSL
  • Client-defined file delivery frequency
  • Specimen data are archived for three years and can be retransmitted upon request

Benefits

  • Reduces and/or eliminates data entry into client’s system
  • Increased efficiency through paperless result reporting
  • Easy access to archived data

Requirements

  • Client Information Technology programmer resources
  • Client destination system for data import

If direct-send method is selected

  • Client-maintained FTP server with FTP software
  • Optional secure protocols:
    • SSH
    • SSL

If secure protocols are not used, data files must be encrypted

  • S/MIME Security Certificate or PGP Public Key
  • Decryption software

If mailbox method is selected

  • Dial-up file transfer software (eg, PROCOMM)

Electronic Data Interface (EDI) "At Lab" Notification

EDI "At Lab" Notification provides clients with an electronically-transmitted data file containing summary data for specimens that have arrived at the testing laboratory.

Features

  • Electronic data file notification of specimen status
  • Data file customized with client-designated accounts and/or contracts
  • Two delivery options available:
    • Mailbox - client initiates file transfer
    • Direct-send - LabCorp initiates file transfer
  • Client-defined file delivery frequency

Benefits

  • Reduces the time spent contacting the laboratory for specimen status

Requirements

If direct-send method is selected:

  • Client-maintained FTP server with FTP software
  • Optional secure protocols:
    • SSH
    • SSL
  • Client-maintained destination system for data import

If mailbox method is selected:

  • Dial-up file transfer software (eg, PROCOMM)

Electronic Billing

Electronic billing is a secure, web-based application that provides retrieval access to client invoices that are formatted in customizable Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. Excel files may be viewed, modified, printed, and/or saved.

Features

  • Login, password protected access to invoices
  • Email notification of available invoices
  • Email hyperlink to client’s private mailbox located on LabCorp’s website
  • Excel spreadsheets that may be printed and/or downloaded to client’s system
  • Excel spreadsheet contains detailed account, donor, specimen, and pricing information needed to facilitate the accounts payable process
  • Excel spreadsheet can be customized to include data not available on paper invoices

Benefits

  • Streamlines the billing process by eliminating paperwork
  • Facilitates automated accounts payable
  • Options available to include information beyond what is normally included on paper invoices
  • Spreadsheet can be sent to multiple locations

Requirements

Minimum

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer v6.0
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader v6.0
  • Laser printer
  • Internet connection

Recommended

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 with security patches and 128-bit encryption
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader v9.0 or Adobe Acrobat v9.0
  • Laser printer
  • High-speed internet connection (DSL, cable, or T1)
  • Email client (eg, Outlook, GroupWise, etc.)
  • Email address

Contact us to arrange for a technology solution that meets your needs.