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TriCore is in constant pursuit of new insights, innovations, and advancements in the medical laboratory.



Read peer-reviewed articles and industry publications authored by and featuring TriCore experts in laboratory medicine who are helping to shine a light on the future of health.


Discover insights in laboratory medicine, research, and innovations as seen through the lens of TriCore experts.

June 12, 2024

TriCore’s Phlebotomy Trainee Program: Fills a Critical Need

Background Running a business in New Mexico is challenging. Much of our talent, especially in STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—leaves the state and typically don’t return. This migration has created a shortage of qualified professionals, particularly in healthcare. Consequently, our academic centers struggle to produce enough graduates, especially in biosciences, to meet the needs…

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May 14, 2024

Point of Care Testing: A Blessing or a Burden?

Point-of-care testing (POCT) refers to medical diagnostic testing that is performed near the patient, often at the bedside, rather than in a centralized laboratory. This type of testing provides rapid results, allowing healthcare providers to make immediate treatment decisions. POCT devices are typically portable, easy to use, and require minimal training. They are suitable for…

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March 13, 2024

TriCore’s Mobile Testing Program Ties to its Mission

Monique Dodd, PharmD, PhC, MLS(ASCP)CM, TriCore’s Manager, Enterprise Clinical Solutions and Karissa Culbreath, PhD, D(ABMM) TriCore’s Chief Medical Director, Infectious Disease, were interviewed for this article.   The barriers to accessing healthcare is a major contributor to poor health outcomes and increased healthcare costs in the U.S. TriCore’s footprint across New Mexico has enabled improved…

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May 23, 2024

TriCore is Pleased to Introduce its New Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Angela Sanchez

  TriCore is pleased to introduce its new Chief Medical Officer,  Angela Sanchez, MD. Says Robin Divine, TriCore President and CEO, “Dr. Sanchez brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the TriCore organization, along with a remarkable track record of leadership and dedication to community care.  Throughout her career, she has demonstrated a deep…

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December 8, 2023

TriCore Urges FDA to Reconsider Proposed Ruling to Regulate Lab Developed Tests

  November 27, 2023   Commissioner Robert Califf U.S. Food and Drug Administration 10903 New Hampshire Ave Silver Spring, MD 20993   Response to Docket No. FDA-2023-N-2177: Proposed Rule on Medical Devices; Laboratory Developed Tests   Dear Commissioner Califf:   We write to express our deep concerns regarding the FDA proposed rule for the regulation…

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November 29, 2023

Atalan Adds TriCore to its Technology-Enabled Clinical Partnership, Providing Greater Access to the Best in Laboratory Medicine

ATALAN ADDS TRICORE TO ITS TECHNOLOGY-ENABLED CLINICAL PARTNERSHIP, PROVIDING GREATER ACCESS TO THE BEST IN LABORATORY MEDICINE   TriCore Partnership Expands Atalan’s Network of the Nation’s Foremost Clinical Laboratories Improving Patient Diagnostics and Care While Also Sharing Capacity MILWAUKEE, Nov. 28, 2023 – Atalan, the technology-enabled clinical partnership providing doctors and medical centers unprecedented access…

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