[Histonet] Cytology sendout

Vacca Jessica Jessica.Vacca <@t> HCAhealthcare.com
Tue Aug 26 14:02:06 CDT 2008

For those of you that DO NOT do cytology in-house- How do you answer the
question for 
Are 90% of reports on routine non-gynecologic cytology cases completed
within 2 working days of receipt by the laboratory performing the

We send all non-gyn cyto's to a reference lab with 2 pick up's a day.
1230 and 1430. Usually we can get specimens back by the next day and to
the Dr's to sign out by the 2 day TAT. But what if you are at the mercy
of your reference lab? Do you make a clause for all specimens in the
event that this is happening. 

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