PAML Spokane/Eastern Washington Transition to LabCorp Systems

  Friday, April 27th, 2018

As of April 28, 2018, PAML direct clients in the Spokane and Eastern Washington markets will be converted to LabCorp processes and systems. All STAT testing requests will be handled through LabCorp’s current processes, which include using a local contracted STAT testing partner. LabCorp is excited to share our enhanced capabilities with the Spokane and Eastern Washington healthcare community.  

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INHS & Yakima Regions Transition to LabCorp Systems

  Monday, April 9th, 2018

As of April 9, 2018, most PAML direct clients in the INHS and Yakima market will be converted to LabCorp processes and systems. All stat testing requests will be handled through LabCorp’s current processes, which includes using a local contracted stat testing partner. LabCorp is excited to share our enhanced capabilities with the INHS and Yakima healthcare community. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we transition to this new platform.

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Montana Region Transition to LabCorp Systems

  Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

As of February 23, 2018, most PAML direct clients in the Montana market will be converted to LabCorp processes and systems. All stat testing requests will be handled through LabCorp’s current processes, which includes using a local contracted stat testing partner. LabCorp is excited to share our enhanced capabilities with the Montana healthcare community. 

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Idaho Region Transition to LabCorp Systems

  Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

As of December 18, 2017, most PAML direct clients in the Idaho market will be converted to LabCorp processes and systems. LabCorp has begun a cooperative testing arrangement with a local laboratory to provide enhanced laboratory services to the greater Northern Idaho community and to focus on maintaining test quality, improving turnaround time and enhancing patient care.

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LabCorp Completes Acquisition of Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories

  Thursday, May 4th, 2017

BURLINGTON, N.C., RENTON, WASH., ENGLEWOOD, COLO. – May 4, 2017 –LabCorp® (NYSE:LH) has completed the acquisition of Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML) from former owners Providence Health & Services (Providence) and Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI). PAML, based in Spokane, Washington, is one of the nation’s premier medical reference laboratories and a healthcare solutions company.

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PAML installs new automated line, first of its kind in U.S.

  Thursday, April 13th, 2017

SPOKANE, Washington (March 2, 2017) —Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, LLC (PAML) has installed a cutting-edge automated line at their National Reference Laboratory (NRL), the first of its kind to be used in the United States.

Automated lines are instruments that process diagnostic samples from start to finish and are essential for efficient testing of specimens. Such automation is indispensable to the laboratory industry -   especially in settings like Spokane where thousands of samples are processed each day.

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PAML President and CEO asked to sit on Life Science Washington Executive Committee

  Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

SPOKANE, Washington (December 28, 2016) Dr. Francisco Velázquez, President and CEO of Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, LLC (PAML), was asked to sit on the Executive Committee for Life Science Washington.

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PAML President and CEO to serve on University of Washinton School of Medicine-Gonzaga Regional Health Partnership Advisory Board

  Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

SPOKANE, Washington (December 28, 2016) —Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, LLC (PAML) President and CEO, Dr. Francisco Velázquez, has been appointed to the University of Washington School
of Medicine – Gonzaga Regional Health Partnership’s Spokane Advisory Board.

“It’s an honor to have been selected to serve on this board. Medical education, research, and progression have been a driving force in my career and I am looking forward to continuing to open dialogue and expand the industry,” said Dr. Velázquez of his newly appointed position.

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Fathers of Invention

  Thursday, January 5th, 2017

PAML is featured in the January issue of Business Review USA & Canada! In an engaging company report, CEO Dr. Francisco Velázquez discusses PAML’s role in the economic development of life sciences.

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Francisco R. Velázquez, M.D., S.M. to speak on panel at WSU Health Policy and Administration Program

  Friday, November 4th, 2016

SPOKANE, Washington (November 2, 2016) —Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, LLC (PAML) President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Francisco R. Velázquez, was invited to participate in a panel discussing healthcare reform and population health at Washington State University’s (WSU) Riverpoint campus in Spokane, Washington on November 7, 2016.

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