At UH Elyria Medical Center, our highly trained laboratory staff offers a wide range of testing services in both clinical and anatomic pathology, or the testing of tissue or surgical samples. On-site testing is performed in diagnostic areas including:
The onsite laboratory at UH Elyria Medical Center is equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation and information systems that offer the most advanced technologies, automated processes, and robotics to ensure quality results.
Extensive use of barcode technology ensures superior patient safety and a rapid turnaround. Hand-held computers with label printers are used by phlebotomists (those certified to draw blood samples) on the Elyria, Amherst and Avon campuses to scan patient information directly from their bar-coded wristbands. Labels are applied to specimens at the patient's bedside, enhancing patient safety with positive sample ID.
Specimens are processed and analyzed as soon as they reach the laboratory. Our laboratory team strives to deliver accurate results to physicians in the shortest time possible and offers convenient solutions for transmitting lab results to physician electronic medical record (EMR) systems.
Staffed with a team of highly skilled and extensively trained medical professionals, our employees are dedicated and committed to providing the highest level of service to patients, physicians and customers.
All UH Elyria Medical Center laboratories hold a CLIA Certificate of Accreditation from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and are also accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP).
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has granted the CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program deeming authority and is recognized by The Joint Commission.
With several locations to serve our community members, our patient service centers are convenient and easy to access, some with Saturday hours.
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