The Laboratory Balancing Act: Result Accuracy with Rapid Turn-Around Time

By |2024-05-20T02:05:49+00:00April 19th, 2024|

Accurate results and rapid turnaround times are foundational qualities that every diagnostics laboratory should prioritize to ensure effective patient care and healthcare provider satisfaction. Rhyan Walcott, Panelist & Speaker at 2024's Health 2.0 Conference, discusses why these qualities are essential, particularly for labs specializing in toxicology testing and PCR testing for pathogens like urinary tract [...]

Opioids in America: A Continued Public Health Emergency

By |2024-04-11T16:39:13+00:00April 11th, 2024|

The opioid crisis in the United States continues to be a public health emergency, with profound impacts on individuals, families, and communities across the nation. In recent years, the healthcare industry has intensified its efforts to combat this epidemic, leveraging a combination of innovative treatments, behavioral health interventions, and cutting-edge technologies. As of [...]

Meridian Diagnostics’ F.A.S.T. Approach: Elevating Care in Long-Term Facilities & Addiction Treatment Centers

By |2024-03-27T02:21:09+00:00March 27th, 2024|

In the evolving landscape of healthcare, the necessity for diagnostic precision, operational efficiency, and timely intervention is paramount. At Meridian Diagnostics, we're at the forefront of this revolution, particularly in the realms of long-term care/nursing homes and addiction treatment/behavioral health centers. Our pioneering F.A.S.T. approach encapsulates a commitment to Functional, Accurate, Seamless, and [...]

The Critical Role of Precise Documentation in Healthcare Claims

By |2024-02-07T02:34:23+00:00February 7th, 2024|

In the intricate world of healthcare, the documentation of medical necessity stands as a pivotal bridge between clinical decisions and the successful approval of insurance claims. The challenge of securing claim approvals is notably compounded by the lack of direct access to requisite patient information by laboratories. It falls upon the ordering clinics [...]

Myth Busting: Diagnostic Testing Facts vs. Fiction

By |2024-01-24T04:06:35+00:00January 24th, 2024|

Are you intimidated by doctor’s appointments where you may need to have diagnostic testing performed? Meridian Diagnostics debunks testing myths below⬇️ 🔍 Myth: “Diagnostic tests are always uncomfortable and painful.” ✅ Fact: Most diagnostic tests are designed to be as non-invasive and painless as possible. While some procedures may cause minor discomfort, advancements [...]

Meet a New Member of the Denver Senior Coalitions – Meridian Diagnostics

By |2024-01-22T21:00:16+00:00January 22nd, 2024|

From Meet a New Member of the Denver Senior Coalitions – Meridian Diagnostics“Meridian Diagnostics is an esoteric clinical laboratory based in Colorado offering services to long term care facilities, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and healthcare practices nationwide. Our aim is to assist healthcare providers with making informed decisions for their patients [...]

Top 3 Anti-Fungal Treatment Recommendations for Treating Nail Fungus

By |2024-01-03T02:08:30+00:00January 3rd, 2024|

Nail fungus, medically known as onychomycosis, is a common condition that begins as a white or yellow spot under the tip of your fingernail or toenail. As the fungal infection goes deeper, nail fungus may cause your nail to discolor, thicken, and crumble at the edge. But fear not, effective treatments are available, [...]

Understanding Drug Confirmation Testing: LCMS Analysis in Urine vs. Oral Fluid

By |2024-01-03T02:56:42+00:00December 25th, 2023|

Meridian Diagnostics prides itself on staying at the forefront of drug testing technologies. One of the most advanced and reliable methods we use is Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (LCMS). This method is utilized in both urine and oral fluid (saliva) testing, each offering unique benefits and considerations. Urine and saliva collection kits LCMS in [...]

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