The Central Laboratory Practice has being actively operated since 2014 under the structure of Office of Secretary General of Istanbul Northern Anatolian Association of Public Hospitals.
The system operates on two main axes. The tests and immovable materials are run for the inpatients, emergency patients, intensive care emergency patients at the laboratories established in hospitals. The clinicians may not ask for request forms from ER for each patient. The samples collected at the Central Laboratory operating on barcode system are assessed at the hospitals in accordance with the acceptance-rejection criteria, then send to the central laboratory through couriers.
The Courier System serves at times and numbers that suit the hospital's working schedule best. The courier vehicles are tracked through the RFID system from the center, and the additional vehicles are used to intervene in case of possible delays.