Test Information & Changes

PCL Alverno July 2015 Test Bulletin
7/21/2015 11:26:41 AM

Dear Healthcare Provider,

The July 2015 test bulletin is ready for your review.  This month's bulletin includes another update on anion gap reference range and an update on new reference ranges and their effective dates.  These include TSH, Total T4, Free T4, Total T3, Free T3 and sodium.


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February 2015
2/10/2015 3:22:13 PM

Dear Healthcare Provider,

Welcome to the PCL Alverno clinical blog! This update includes information on Mycoplasma pneumonia, ANA and an article related do diagnosing diabetes.

PCL Alverno is proud to announce the opening of a new patient service center on March2, 2015! It is located at 7447 West Talcott, Suite 351, Chicago, IL 60631.  An Open House will be hosted for physicians in February.
If you are a physician or office manager and would like to receive further information related to the Open House, email Sierra.Breeden@franciscanalliance.org.

For the full February 2015 announcement, click here.

PCL Alverno will begin offering testing using real-time PCR, which offers a rapid and sensitive option for the detection of this bacterium. Click here for specimen requirements and other pertinent information.

Test Change Notification

Dr. Polisky is a respected pathologist and has been a member of the Medical Staff at Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center since 1987. Earning her medical degree at the Chicago Medical School, Dr. Polisky completed her pathology residency and served for a time as the Chief Resident at the University of Illinois Hospital/WSVA in Chicago. She is certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic and clinical pathology. 


PCL Alverno January 2015 Test Bulletin
1/12/2015 3:55:43 PM

Dear Healthcare Provider,

For the full January 2015 announcement, click here.

PCL Alverno offers a wide variety of pain management drug testing that will assist physicians practicing in Indiana to be compliant with the new "Bitter Pill" legislation. 

PCL Alverno will offer egg and milk component allergen testing by ImmunoCap®. Both the milk and egg component testing will be available starting January 13, 2015. 

We have added a new insurance partner!  PCL Alverno is proud to announce that we are now an in-network provider for Program of all Inclusive Care (PACE) Indiana.  For a complete list of contracted insurance providers, check out our contracted insurance plan page

PCL Alverno has added several patient access points in Indianapolis, IN.  Our website has been updated with the locations and hours of operation.

Have you checked out our new collection manual? All test information is available with just a few clicks of the mouse.

If you have changed your phone, fax or office hours, please take a minute to call our Client Services department so we can update our system. Having up to date information will allow us to best serve your office!  Call us at 800.937.5521.

Thank you and have a great day!