Allina Health Laboratory a part of Abbott Northwestern Hospital


Allina Health Laboratory outreach information

 What is Beaker?

 Report Examples

How will corrected reports be identified?

 How will abnormal values be flagged?

 Report Layout

 How will reports be distributed to my office?

When will my patient reports print?

 When do my STAT and Lab results that require action (Critical) routine reports print?

What will my invoice look like?

Who do I call for Billing support?

Our goal is to assist you in providing a high-level of patient care, as well as enhance the interaction and communication with our clients. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact your Account representative or Allina Health Laboratory Client Services at 612-863-4678 or 800-281-4379.

Glossary of Beaker terms and definitions


Allina Health Laboratory Laboratory Information System (LIS) integrated with Excellian, the Allina Health electronic health record (EHR).

Specimen number

A unique number assigned by Beaker for each test ordered. It’s made up of separate sections each representing a different piece of information including the year, lab abbreviation, Julian day, lab section code and a specimen counter.

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Allina Health Laboratory
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Fax: 612-863-4067
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