TriCore Reference Laboratories Partners with MedSpeed to optimize Specimen Delivery

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Sept. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TriCore Reference Laboratories has announced it is partnering with healthcare intra-company logistics provider MedSpeed for its medical delivery services. MedSpeed, a proven expert in ensuring the safety of critical materials, is an ISO-certified, technology-enhanced transportation solutions provider with offices in 27 states across the US and is excited to open operations in New Mexico. MedSpeed will begin delivery services for TriCore in the Albuquerque and Santa Fe areas beginning September 19th. This new level of service will optimize the delivery of specimens from offices to the laboratory.

"Healthcare is a team sport. The MedSpeed partnership with TriCore Reference Laboratories is a strategic one. Their [MedSpeed's] advanced technology in logistics management, their attention to customer service, and more importantly, their dedication and support of its employees made this relationship possible," said Khosrow Shotorbani, CEO, TriCore Reference Laboratories. "We want to ensure that jobs will stay within the local community as that is a key part of the MedSpeed and TriCore business models."

"An enhanced technology platform which optimizes scheduling for client pick-ups and lab testing operations will provide immediate benefits. In addition, online item tracking is a tremendous opportunity for our local providers to experience greater service from TriCore and MedSpeed," said Bill Remillard Chief Technical Officer at TriCore.

"TriCore is an impressive organization," said Jake Crampton, CEO at MedSpeed. "Their team is made up of forward-thinking experts who are dedicated to using information to improve patients' lives and the New Mexico healthcare community at large. They are perfectly aligned with our mission and vision and we are thrilled to be working with them," he continued.

About TriCore Reference Laboratories

TriCore Reference Laboratories is an independent clinical reference laboratory providing a complete range of services to health care professionals across the Southwest as well as pathology consultation services to clinicians across the country. TriCore also provides investigational services including FDA-regulated clinical trials, IRB-approved studies, device and diagnostic instrument testing, serving global biotech firms as well as academic clients. For more information, visit

About MedSpeed

Healthcare transportation, or intra-company transportation logistics—the enterprise-wide movement of physical materials, such as blood and other specimens, pharmaceuticals, supplies, equipment, print, mail and more—is the foundation of the healthcare supply chain. Every healthcare organization needs transportation for its clinical operations to function. MedSpeed is the market-leading organization that is changing the way the healthcare industry views transportation logistics by leveraging it to help laboratories, health systems and other healthcare organizations integrate. MedSpeed treats transportation as a strategic asset that works as a means to achieving greater operational efficiencies, reducing risk, more effectively utilizing scale, eliminating redundancies and centralizing services.

CONTACT: TriCore Contact: Carol Biondi 505-379-5616 MedSpeed Bonni Kaplan DeWoskin 312-259-6623

Source:TriCore Reference Laboratories