Collaborative Laboratory Services, St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center Hartford, CT

The CLS long term care product offering and contract encompasses all patients and residents within the scope of the contracted facility.

We provide value to the entire organization in the following ways:

  • Off Hours Phlebotomy Hours
    (24 hours per day, 365 days a year)
  • Priority Home Draw Services for Assisted Living and Independent Residents associated with the Facility/Post Discharge
  • Infection Control Services
    • Quarterly antibiogram including Analysis of Facility Specific Susceptibility Data
    • Attendance at monthly Infection Control meetings
    • Consultative Services provided by Dr. Paula Anderson,
      PhD, Director of Microbiology
    • Quarterly Report - Highlights organisms and Graphs
      available data of Infection Control concern
  • Custom Reports
    • Monthly Critical Value Report
    • Monthly Positive Culture report for Infection Control practitioner
    • Quarterly Test Volume statistics for lab utilization and
      cost containment measures
  • Standing Orders Package
    • Requisitions printed in the lab and delivered monthly to the units
  • Electronic Reporting of Results via eLaborate Physican Web Portal product
  • Point of Care Consultative Services
  • Educational Services
    • In-services available for all lab related topics
    • Medical Staff Meeting Involvement
      • Highlight strategies for reduction of lab costs
      • Share up to date news and related information
      • New test offerings
      • Medicare Limited Coverage Testing Requirements
  • Pre-Transfusion Services for patients receiving blood at the following Connecticut acute care hospitals: St. Francis Hospital, Bristol Hospital, St. Mary's Hospital and the Hebrew Health Care Hospital


Billing Questions

  • Mei Cheung, LTC Insurance Collection Representative
    Business Office
    Phone: 860-714-2025 Fax: 860-714-2840