Urgent Care Centers

Test, diagnose and treat patients in the same visit,
providing them with the urgent care they need.
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Keep the Urgency in Urgent Care with fast,
On-Site Testing

With-patient testing can help transform operational efficiency, patient care and patient satisfaction in your urgent care practice. The Piccolo Xpress® and i-STAT® systems deliver:

  • Test results in minutes: Have lab results during the patient’s visit, allowing for more comprehensive care and improving patient reviews
  • Lab-accurate results: Make treatment decisions with confidence in your urgent care center
  • Wide range of tests (including CLIA waived): Test a range of chemistries, electrolytes and more with a single portable device to gain patient insights
  • Ease of use: Simple, intuitive operation improves clinical efficiency and office workflow

 

* Piccolo Xpress CLIA Waived Tests: Comprehensive Metabolic Panel, Basic Metabolic Panel, Lipid Panel, Lipid Panel Plus, Liver Panel Plus, General Chemistry 6, General Chemistry 13, Electrolyte Panel, Kidney Check, Renal Function Panel, MetLyte 8 Panel. i-STAT CLIA Waived Cartridges: Chem8+, Crea, G, E3+, EC4+, 6+.

Patient Satisfaction

IMPROVE PATIENT CARE 
AND KEEP YOUR PATIENTS HAPPY

Meet the demands of your patients by bringing on-site testing to your facility. Surveys show that convenience is highly valued among patients, so why delay their diagnosis and treatment by sending labs out or making them travel elsewhere? Improve patient care with real-time treatment recommendations. 

 

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77% of patients prefer lab services on-site.1

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67% would drive up to 20 minutes for a clinic with on-site lab services.1
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SIMPLE OPERATIONS
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CLIA-comprehensive-tests-logo.pngLARGE MENU OF CLIA WAIVED TESTS

Wide range of relevant CLIA waived blood tests easily integrates into your existing lab setting with minimal disruption to lab workflow. Abbott offers the only CLIA waived Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP) blood test on the market.

* Piccolo Xpress CLIA Waived Tests: Comprehensive Metabolic Panel, Basic Metabolic Panel, Lipid Panel, Lipid Panel Plus, Liver Panel Plus, General Chemistry 6, General Chemistry 13, Electrolyte Panel, Kidney Check, Renal Function Panel, MetLyte 8 Panel. i-STAT CLIA Waived Cartridges: Chem8+, Crea, G, E3+, EC4+, 6+.

 

IMPROVE EFFICIENCY

DRIVE OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY WITH REAL-TIME RESULTS

Eliminate time & resources spent on follow up. Optimize the timing and administration of your patient's treatment plan by having lab results in minutes during their initial visit.

A 2014 study in American Journal of Clinical Pathology3 found that point of care testing, from multiple manufacturers,4 significantly improved clinical operations resulting in:

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21% reduction in tests ordered
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89% reduction in follow-up phone calls
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85% reduction in follow-up letters
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61% reduction in follow-up visits

Practice efficiency cost savings totaling $24.64/patient

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Featured Webinar
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Optimizing Your On-Site Urgent Care Laboratory

Author: Journal of Urgent Care Medicine,
Sponsored by Abbott Point of Care

On-site lab tests are becoming essential to the practice of urgent care medicine. Staying competitive in the marketplace demands your facility does it right. Whether you need to implement lab testing in your urgent care center, or are committed to ensuring the testing services you offer are state of the art, this Journal of Urgent Care Medicine (JUCM) webinar will provide the insights you need.

References 
1. What Do Consumers Want from Primary Care? 10 Insights from the Primary Care Consumer Choice Survey, The Advisory Board Company, Marketing and Planning Leadership Council 2014. www.advisory.com/research/market-innovationcenter/expert-insights/2014/get-the-primary-care-consumer-choice-survey-results
2. Press Ganey 2009 Medical Practice Pulse Report (Represents the experiences of 2,373,288 patients treated at 10,214 sites nationwide).
3. Crocker J, et al, Implementation of Point-of-Care Testing in an Ambulatory Practice of and Academic Medical Center, Am J Clin Pathol November 2014;142:640-646. (Actual savings can vary depending on state-specific factors.)
4. Point of care testing involved in this study includes HbA1c, lipid panel, and comprehensive panel

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