Electronic Lab Orders

Electronic lab requisition integration is currently available in Ontario and British Columbia.
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A Paperless Solution for Lab Requisitions

The eOrder service is an open service to enable clinicians to submit electronic lab requisitions using an integrated EMR.

Benefits and Features

  • Efficient – paperless process, validated against provincial protocols, allows you to search for copy-to providers.
  • Time savings for HCPs – lesser administrative work as there is no need to fax the requisition to LifeLabs, fewer calls from lab staff due to pre-validation of requisition information
  • Reliable – avoids issues with fax lines being down
  • Secure – mitigates risk of unmonitored paper requisitions, mitigates risk of sending requisitions to patients via insecure email
  • Care – eliminates patients arriving at lab before requisition has been received, informs patients of tests that need to be paid for, reduction of requisition data entry errors

Paperless Process to Order Lab Tests

With this paperless solution, the requisition process is fast and straight-forward for the healthcare providers and their patients. Lab requisitions will be made available to all LifeLabs patient service centres

How It Works

Open lab requisition in your EMR
eOrder service requests for additional information, if applicable
Validate pre-populated information and fill in the rest
eOrder service generates the requisition pdf and shares it with your EMR
Submit the requisition
LifeLabs receives the requisition automatically, so no need to fax or email it
eOrder service receives the information and validates it against provincial protocols
Patient can walk in to any LifeLabs PSC in the province to get the requisition processed


Frequently Asked Questions

Get onboarded to the eOrder service

For more information on how to get onboarded or to setup a touchpoint to discuss your
questions, contact us and a member of our team will be in touch.