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Laboratory Services

Clinical Lab “Closer to You”

Under the direction of Dr. Robert Franklin, board certified pathologist, Memorial Hospital’s Laboratory is open daily providing a comprehensive array of professional services including standard blood draws, coagulation, chemistry/toxicology, hematology, microbiology, transfusion services, urinalysis, cytology and histology.

The staffs of medical technologists, medical technicians, histology technologists, cytology technologists, laboratory assistants and medical transcriptionists are responsible for accurately completing approximately 1,000,000 tests per year including inpatient and outpatient tests. A courier service, complete with needed supplies, is provided to area nursing homes and provider offices for the collection of specimens.

The department holds certifications from The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH), Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).

Memorial Hospital's Laboratory is Accredited by The Joint Commission