A rich history… A promising future
Care Labs 4Less founders, Dr. Ubaldo Miranda, Dr. Ramses Vega and Jose A. Velez, all with over 25 years of experience in the Health Care industry, have a goal in common: to bridge the gap between high-quality healthcare and hardworking individuals unable to afford care, due to being uninsured, high deductibles or multiple co-pays.
They all work side-by-side with the communities to learn about their needs.
Creating solutions and bringing convenient, secure and high-quality laboratory services at an affordable price.
At Care Labs 4Less, we feel as ambassadors of the 28 million who are uninsured, have high deductibles and are self-pay recipients, it takes caring and involvement to bring low-cost solutions for all.
Dr. Miranda, Dr. Vega, and Mr. Velez are focused on bringing more affordable solutions to the care of our health. Be on the lookout for more great news.
Ubaldo Miranda, MD, MPH, Ph.D
Healer by nature, Dr. Miranda is committed to his patients and to help them achieve their best healthcare potential.
With over 30 years of experience and a successful career, Dr. Miranda’s focus has been in research. He worked for the Einstein Medical Research in Miami, FL and was responsible for the research program in Biomedical Science, Bio Photonics and Molecular Cell Therapy Simulation, where he designed, analyzed and tested therapeutic apparatus in clinical studies.
Dr. Miranda also worked in the Miami VA hospital in the Laboratory of E-Learning and Multimedia Research. He has been an advocate on the use of e-learning and educational technology to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare education.
Known for his personal high standards of quality and professional integrity, Dr. Miranda is proud to bring Care Labs 4Less services to our communities.
Ramses Vega, MD, Ph.D
Kind at heart and overachiever by choice, Dr. Vega graduated top of his class with honors Summa Cum Laude, from the Medical School in Puerto Rico in 1989.
Throughout his almost 30 years of medical career, he has created and directed large groups of physicians, providing care in hospitals, nursing homes, offices and hospice. He is a voluntary member for the Ethics Department of Florida Medical State Board and a member of the National Health Task Force Committee based in Washington, DC since 2004. One of his passions outside the medicine, is his missionary work and service to the underprivileged population. He obtained a bachelor in theology studies and is an Ordained Minister. Currently involved in various missions and soup kitchen centers in Nicaragua and other countries. Awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award, by President Barak Obama in 2014.
Other accomplishment by Dr. Vega include: recipient of the prestigious Thomas K. Browne 2010 National Champion Physician Award; elected in 2009, 2010 and 2012 among the best Internal Medicine practicing physicians in Miami by the publication Patients Care Choice; elected in the top 100 practicing physician in the country in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2008 by the publication US Best Practices; published in Presidential Who’s Who Consumer Report from 2007 to 2013; chosen to represent the United States of America as a Primary Care Physician in the 2001 World Health Symposium; Secretary of Treasurer for University of Miami Hospital; member of Pan American Hospital Advisory Board Committee; Clinical Professor of Florida International University ARNP Program; Clinical Professor at Ross University School of Medicine. Currently Dr. Vega is involved in entrepreneur work developing and creating innovative programs and working with institutions in the community to provide excellent and cost-effective healthcare service to under privilege communities. Dr. Vega is currently actively doing administrative work, teaching, research, practicing medicine and doing missionary work.
Jose A. Velez
With an MBA in Global Management and Healthcare, Joe oversees all leadership, management, front-line systems and quality management training for the organization.
His over 20 years of experience in management, he found his passion in the healthcare industry. Joe has worked with Humana, Tenet Healthcare and Vitas Healthcare.
With the integrity and determination of a great team player, his vision and passion for healthcare drives him naturally to join Care Labs 4Less, where he shares Dr. Miranda and Dr. Vega’s objective to bring quality services at low cost.
Mr. Velez considers himself an experienced leader with a proven record of delivering quality and profitability requirements within complex and collaborative organizational environments. He is a diplomatic and energetic problem solver that delivers superior results and works with diverse groups and professionals at various levels.
At Care Labs 4Less our focus is to accurately deliver laboratory testing privately to our clients in a timely manner with the most advanced network of laboratories across the United States. We are proud to offer the latest technology in laboratory equipment and excellent employees.
Care Labs 4Less is dedicated in offering those who find themselves without insurance, who currently have high deductibles, or any other challenge to access needed laboratory services. We can provide that access with confidentiality, and a focus on quality. We are making laboratory testing for individuals and families affordable and a convenient choice.
To provide our members with quality private and health information in a compliant secure setting. We also welcome patient requested testing, which allows the public to take control of their own health and wellbeing without the need of employer’s, insurance companies or a physician’s referral. The online portal allows members to take an active role in monitoring their health and wellbeing. Consumers can now have access to laboratory services that can focus in providing prevention, early disease detection while taking an active role to promote a healthier lifestyle. We confidently provide important information to patients, consumers, and healthcare professionals dedicated to improving health and reducing the damaging effects from medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer among other illnesses.
Our personalized customer service line is available to help each of our consumers with proper information in both English and Spanish language.
Our strategic partnerships with Certified (CLIA) Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments Laboratories, we can provide high-quality, reliable private results. These results can be viewed through our secure patient online portal and printed for many (but not all) tests as soon as 24-72 hours from the time of collection.