MHS Labs Teams with Western Pennsylvania Home Health Association to Offer At-Home COVID-19 PCR Testing

March 3, 2022

MHS Labs Teams with Western Pennsylvania Home Health Association to Offer At-Home COVID-19 PCR Testing

∙      Personalized, convenient care with test results in 24-48 hours

∙      Test options include a PCR saliva test or mid-nasal swab

∙      Insurance is not accepted

(PITTSBURGH, PA) February 7, 2022 – MHS Labs, one of the fastest-growing labs and a regional leader in outpatient laboratory testing, and Western Pennsylvania Home Health Association (WPHHA), a non-profit organization servicing clients throughout Western Pennsylvania, announced today that they have joined forces to provide COVID-19 testing to patients in their homes.

“A pioneer in concierge home-based medicine, we believe in choice and the personal freedom of being able to choose where and when you receive the health care services you need,” said Marsha Simonds, President of the Western Pennsylvania Home Health Association. “We have been a trusted provider of home health services and welcome this opportunity to expand our COVID-19 testing services through our vitality program during this challenging time.”

Patients can call 412-421-0209 to schedule a test to be administered by a caring professional in the comfort of their own home. 

“MHS Labs has performed more than a half million COVID-19 PCR tests and been committed to meeting the demand for high-quality diagnostic testing and adding home health testing with this collaboration is a natural extension of our suite of COVID testing services that include saliva, mid-nasal PCR testing, as well as antibody and variant testing,” said Vik Mangalmurti, CEO, MHS Labs. “We work to provide personalized service and this partnership embodies our corporate values.”

WPHHA is one of the only agencies in Western Pennsylvania to earn accreditation from The Joint Commission, supports clients at any age to achieve their personal health goals, and assists and supports case managers, discharge planners, and physicians throughout the region as a backup. 

Availability is limited and appointments are required. For more information call 412-421-0209.

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About MHS Labs

MHS is an independent, full-service clinical laboratory providing routine laboratory services, as well as molecular and genetic testing. Under new management since 2018, MHS Labs completed a major expansion and is among the fastest growing independent clinical laboratories. MHS Labs delivers the latest in modern technology, as well as premium, high-quality customer service to hundreds of clients that include hospitals, physician offices, skilled/non-skilled nursing facilities, schools, and corporations. Established in 1993 and based in Pittsburgh, MHS Labs is CLIA, and CAP certified as a High-Complexity Laboratory and is authorized to perform patient testing in all fifty states, including New York. MHS Labs benefits providers and their patients by simplifying diagnostic testing, offering competitive pricing, and alleviating complexity, delay, and bureaucracy. 

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