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Electronic Test Request/Reporting

Join over 100 labs already requesting tests electronically! 

Enrollment   Get started by creating a Health Commerce System (HCS) account and requesting access to the Wadsworth Center Laboratory Information Management System (CLIMS).
Request Tests   Step-by-step instructions on how to securely submit patient information through the electronic test request process.
Access Reports   Instructions on how to access your reports electronically as soon as they become available.
Packaging and Shipping   Guidelines and resources to safely and properly pack and ship specimens to the Wadsworth Center.
Help and Frequently Asked Questions   If you have any questions regarding enrollment, the submission process, or accessing electronic reports, refer to this page or email clims@health.ny.gov

Why request tests and access reports electronically?

  • Safely and securely request tests electronically
  • Reduce data entry time and errors 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
  • Clearly display all required fields with an asterisk* to simplify the process
  • Results are available immediately after testing is completed, no need to wait for the mail
  • Optional email notifications when reports are posted