Medical specimen couriers are an integral behind-the-scenes part of the healthcare industry. Labs, clinics, and hospitals rely on them everyday to pick up and deliver blood, tissue, and other medical specimens so appropriate patient care protocols can be determined. They’re not just moving boxes from point A to point B, they’re providing a service that affects lives. So how does a halt in service affect your healthcare business?[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text el_class="blog-subtitle"] It's a Triage Situation [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Labs, clinics, and hospitals can’t go a day without...

Medical specimen transport today relies on high tech tools that make all the difference in patient care. Cloud-enabled trackers, proprietary software platforms, and tech-enabled customer support are some of the ways medical courier companies support lab, clinic, and hospital clients. When choosing a medical specimen transport company, here’s what tech to look for so you know you’re providing the best patient care.   A 360º Cloud-Enabled View Opt for a medical specimen transport company that provides the exact location of your specimen and...

  From the nurses and doctors who collect the samples from patients to the labs who receive them, consistency, communication, and integrity is key when you’re looking for a medical specimen courier. So how do you choose a medical courier service that’s going to go your last mile? Here’s what to look for. LOOK FOR COMPASSION With such precious cargo at stake, you want a medical specimen courier service that puts patient care above all else. Paying attention to customer reviews and testimonials...

Then and Now—50 Years of Patient Care In 1969, Frank Reiff saw an opportunity with the invention of the SMAC machine—a machine that automated specimen testing for the medical industry. With one car and one route, he began a medical pick up and delivery service between clinics and hospitals to labs and called his business Medical Couriers. The business grew fast, and soon he had to hire more drivers to manage the load. Fifty years and a fleet of drivers...