SOURCE: UL Workplace Health & Safety

UL Workplace Health & Safety

July 30, 2014 10:00 ET

Clinical Reference Laboratory and UL Workplace Health & Safety Partner to Launch Unique Solution

Companies Combine Their Service and Technology Offerings to Help Occupational Medicine Clinics Improve Their Operations, Reduce Costs and Drive Revenue

FRANKLIN, TN--(Marketwired - Jul 30, 2014) - Clinical Reference Laboratory, Inc. (CRL) and UL Workplace Health & Safety are partnering to bring a unique offering to occupational medicine clinics. The companies have created a joint solution that includes practice management technology and HL7 data exchange for drugs of abuse testing services. It will help occupational medicine clinics offer efficient and high quality drug testing services to their patients and clients while enhancing their operations, streamlining workflows, automating processes and reducing costs.

"CRL and UL Workplace Health & Safety have worked together for a number of years," said Tim Sotos, Chairman / President / CEO of Clinical Reference Laboratory. "We serve many of the same clients and saw opportunities to combine our products and services for the good of occupational medicine clinics across the U.S. With CRL's drugs of abuse testing services and UL Workplace Health & Safety's SYSTOC software, we can offer an unmatched combined solution that will help occupational health clinics provide outstanding drug testing services and improve their operations as well."

Clinical Reference Laboratory is a service-driven, privately-held laboratory that provides drugs of abuse testing services to occupational health practices across the U.S. It is known for its client service and commitment to innovation, and maintains the fastest turnaround time on results in the drug testing industry.

UL Workplace Health & Safety is the leader in occupational health and safety. Its SYSTOC product line is a clinical and practice management solution for occupational medicine clinics. With over two decades of history in the marketplace, SYSTOC is populated with common occupational health workflows and includes a state-of-the-art electronic medical record. It automates administrative activities, reducing errors from manual data transcription, and helps providers streamline critical tasks, from creating detailed patient records in real time, to billing for services quickly and accurately.

The joint CRL and UL Workplace Health & Safety solution helps occupational medicine clinics reduce operational costs and drive revenue. CRL and UL Workplace Health & Safety will offer customized solutions to clients to help clinics meet the unique needs of their patients and customers.

"UL Workplace Health & Safety is delighted to partner with Clinical Reference Laboratory," said Bill Grana, president of UL Workplace Health & Safety. "CRL is a leader in drug testing and shares UL Workplace Health & Safety's commitment to helping occupational medicine providers better meet patient and customer needs. By joining forces on this unique solution, we have great opportunities to grow our presence in this marketplace and enhance our clients' abilities to grow."

About Clinical Reference Laboratory, Inc.
CRL, headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas, is a privately held clinical testing laboratory offering leading edge services in the areas of Drugs of Abuse Testing, Insurance Risk Assessment, Wellness, Molecular Diagnostics and Global Clinical Trials. CRL serves clients across the globe in a range of industries, including healthcare, pharmaceutical, finance, energy, transportation and retail. CRL performs hundreds of thousands of tests every day from its dedicated facilities in North America and Europe. To learn more, visit www.crlcorp.com/ or call 800.452.5677.

About UL Workplace Health & Safety
UL Workplace Health & Safety empowers organizations to protect the well-being of workers, ensure organizational compliance and peace of mind and drive measurable business improvement. More than 2,000 organizations in over 20 major industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, pharmaceutical and life sciences, construction and energy, trust UL's workplace health and safety tools to meet their expanding needs. To learn more, visit www.ULWorkplace.com or call 888.202.3016.

About UL
UL is a premier global independent safety science company that has championed progress for 120 years. Its more than 10,000 professionals are guided by the UL mission to promote safe working and living environments for all people. UL uses research and standards to continually advance and meet ever-evolving safety needs. We partner with businesses, manufacturers, trade associations and international regulatory authorities to bring solutions to a more complex global supply chain. For more information about our certification, testing, inspection, advisory and education services, visit http://www.ul.com.

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