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Online Test Request/Reporting

Join the thousands of labs already registered online! 

Enrollment[1]Get started by creating a Health Commerce System (HCS) account and requesting access to the Wadsworth Center Laboratory Information Management System (CLIMS).


Test Catalog[2]Search the database of tests offered by the Wadsworth Center.


Request Tests[3]Step-by-step instructions on how to securely submit patient information through the online test request process.


Access Reports [4] Instructions on how to access your reports electronically as soon as they become available.


Packaging and Shipping[5]  Guidelines and resources to safely and properly pack and ship specimens to the Wadsworth Center.


Help and Frequently Asked Questions[6]  If you have any questions regarding enrollment, the submission process, or accessing electronic reports, refer to this page or email[7]


Why request tests and access reports online?

  • Safely and securely request tests and view reports
  • Reduce data entry time and automated error validation compared to paper submission
  • Automatically connect information from the Electronic Clinical Laboratory Reporting System (ECLRS) to CLIMS
  • Ensure reports will not get lost and they can be accessed 24/7 
  • Notification alerts if lab approval is needed for a test
  • Track specimens’ status online, without the need to call
  • Required fields are indicated with an asterisk* and validation errors displayed to simplify the process
  • Results are available immediately after testing is completed, no need to wait for the paper mail
  • Optional email notifications when reports are posted