efficient, and responsive, Mid Coast Hospital's laboratory
is busy behind the scenes.
Coast Hospital's Laboratory serves not only the
hospital but also area doctors' offices and nursing
centers, and can also make calls to private homes.
the lab is located on the service level of the hospital,
patients will never see this spacious facility which
has been designed for efficiency by the medical
technologists on staff who work there. Out-patients
will appreciate the friendly, convenient drawing
area located on the first floor. In-patients will
see a representative of the lab in their patient
full-service laboratory makes use of the hospital's
pneumatic tube system which will speed specimens
and results between the lab and awaiting patients.
The lab, accredited by the College of American Pathologists, the American Association of Blood Banks,
the Food and Drug Administration, and The Joint Commission, has two negative pressure rooms to ensure
air quality when that feature is critical.
Coast Hospital's Laboratory conducts hundreds of
thousands of tests each year in the following areas:
Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Microbiology,
Pathology, Point of Care Testing, Histology, and
Cytology. The lab is also responsible for the hospital
blood bank ensuring a safe blood supply.