Category Archives: Direct Access Testing (DAT)

Using Laboratory Medicine to Support Direct Patient Care

It’s been said that the best healthcare decisions are made when all of the relevant information is known and considered by all healthcare team members. This includes everyone from physicians to nurses to laboratory staff and patients themselves, in addition to medical records, diagnostic test results, and clinical data gathered by the healthcare team at […]

Everything You Need to Know About Direct Access Testing (DAT)

Asian nurse checking blood pressure

If you’re looking for a more hands-on approach to your healthcare, you might be interested in direct access testing. This type of testing allows you to bypass your doctor and go straight to a lab for tests like blood work and STD screenings. It can be a great way to get more control over your […]