News Releases

Due to the Labor Day holiday, observed Monday, Sept. 5, in the U.S., Mayo Medical Laboratories’ specimen pickup and delivery schedule will be altered. To ensure that your specimen vitality and turnaround time are not affected, plan ahead and note that no pickups or deliveries will be made on Sept. 5 by our couriers or FedEx.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • August 29, 2016

Mayo Clinic was named the best hospital in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top hospitals. In addition, Mayo Clinic is ranked No. 1 in more specialties than any other hospital in the country.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • August 11, 2016

Independence Day, observed on Monday, July 4, is a U.S. national holiday. Due to the holiday, Mayo Medical Laboratories’ specimen pickup and delivery schedule will be altered. To ensure that your specimen vitality and turn-around time are not affected, plan ahead and note that no pickups or deliveries will be made on July 4 by our couriers or FedEx.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • June 28, 2016

Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) has selected Mayo Medical Laboratories (MML) as its primary reference laboratory. The agreement provides WCHN physicians and staff with access to Mayo Clinic’s extensive menu of more than 3,000 laboratory tests in every subspecialty of medicine. Also, WCHN laboratory staff and practitioners will be able to speak directly with Mayo physicians and scientists to review patient test orders and collaboratively interpret results.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • June 1, 2016

Zora Biosciences Oy, a diagnostics discovery company specializing in cardiovascular disease, and Mayo Medical Laboratories recently signed an agreement to collaborate on a new test for plasma ceramides.

By Alyssa Frank • May 31, 2016

Mayo Clinic will be awarded $142 million in funding over five years by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to serve as the national Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program biobank. Mayo Clinic and NIH will harness the resources of Mayo Medical Laboratories to accomplish the goals of the PMI Cohort Program biobank.

By Andy Tofilon • May 26, 2016

Memorial Day, observed on Monday, May 30, is a U.S. national holiday. No pickups or deliveries will be made on May 30 by either couriers or FedEx. Please read more for full details.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • May 17, 2016

Mayo Medical Laboratories has upgraded its MayoACCESS application with release 7.5. A key feature included in this release is a clear differentiation between supplemental, enhanced, and referral PDF report notifications.

By April Josselyn • April 26, 2016

Mayo Laboratory Inquiry (MLI) has placed second in the Top 100 call centers in the country in the Medium Centers Category (51 to 250 agents) of Benchmark Portal’s 2016 Top 100 Call Center Contest.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • April 20, 2016

GE Ventures and Mayo Clinic announced the launch of Vitruvian Networks, Inc., an independent platform company committed to accelerating access to cell and gene therapies through advanced, cloud-ready software systems and manufacturing services.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • April 14, 2016

Mayo Medical Laboratories’ customer service center has been certified as a Center of Excellence by Benchmark Portal for the fifth straight year. The Center of Excellence recognition is one of the most prestigious awards in the customer service and support industry.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • April 13, 2016

Influenza is a serious viral infection that can cause illness, hospitalizations, and thousands of deaths every year in the U.S. To learn more about influenza, the Mayo Clinic Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and its reference laboratory Mayo Medical Laboratories have developed “The ABCs of Influenza” flash cards.

By Alyssa Frank • March 8, 2016

Mayo Clinic researchers, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and health officials from Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin, have discovered a new bacterial species that causes Lyme disease in people.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • February 2, 2016