Pediatric Laboratory Utilization Guidance Services


Welcome to PLUGS!

You are on your way to increasing the value of lab testing for pediatric & adult patients while decreasing unnecessary cost. PLUGS is a national network of over 60 organizations and is growing fast! Don't be left out of the national lab utilization movement-- join PLUGS today. As a member you have access to all of the PLUGS resources and tools.

Are Send-out expenses draining your lab?

You're at the right place. On average, PLUGS members reduce their send-out expenses by 10% upon joining the program.

PLUGS/GeneConnect Users!

Concert Genetics has partnered with PLUGS to expand on existing GeneConnect UM tools with the integration of ‘Order Guides’. Order Guides raise thoughtful questions and provide clinical evidence to support users when deciding whether one testing method may be better than another.

PLUGS Summit: June 15-16, 2017

Join us for our 3rd annual Lab Utilization Management focused meeting in beautiful Seattle, WA. Registration is Open!

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"PLUGS is Leading a National Lab Test Stewardship Movement, Advocating for Transparency of Quality, Cost and Coding in Lab Tests."
 - Mike Astion, MD, PhD

How can I learn more?

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PLUGS IT Partners:

The PLUGS genetic testing experts, with GeneConnect, a highly specialized data solution from Concert Genetics have collaborated to create a powerful technology tool to help with accurate and appropriate genetic testing ordering.

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 Thank you to our PLUGS sponsors:

ARUP Utilization Management

Mayo Utilization Management Prevention Genetics Utilization Management



Save The Date! PLUGS Summit 2017

June 15-16th, 2017

Connect with the national PLUGS network in beautiful Seattle, WA. Registration information soon to come!

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