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Laboratory Services

Laboratory Services at Community Howard Regional Health enhance patient comfort and convenience in a traditional hospital setting.

We are dedicated to making your testing experience a pleasant one. For more information, contact us at at 765-453-8437 or e-mail us at lab@communityhoward.org.

Our departments

The clinical laboratory at Community Howard is comprised of several departments working together toward a common goal: to provide the information physicians need to better diagnose and treat patients.

Departments within the laboratory include:

  • Blood bank services
  • Coagulation
  • Chemistry
  • Hematology
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Urinalysis
  • Phlebotomy

Dedicated and highly-trained professionals continuously strive to improve efficiency and turnaround times, with an overall goal of satisfying clinicians and the patients they manage. The team consists of a physician medical director, an administrative director, medical technologists, medical laboratory technicians, clerical and processing staff, and phlebotomists.

The laboratory was designed with a decided emphasis on workflow efficiency with input from the technical staff. The result is an aesthetically appealing work environment which is well suited to its purpose. The laboratory is located on the first floor of the hospital conveniently across the hall from patient registration.

Hours

The facility offers convenient hours Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon. However, we're here 24 hours a day to serve you—nights, weekends, and holidays year round—to provide service whenever it may be required.

Preparing for your lab test

To learn more about how to prepare for an upcoming lab test, see Preparing for Your Lab Test.

Our awards

  • Top 10 Indiana Cardiology Hospitals
  • Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI
  • HealthGrades 2013 Patient Safety Excellence Award

Proud sponsors

  • Indiana Fever
  • Indianapolis Indians
  • Indiana Pacers
  • Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing
  • Indy Eleven
  • Indy Fuel

Health and wellness shopping

  • Home Health Medical online store for medical supplies and equipment
  • Wellspring Pharmacy
  • FigLeaf Boutique
  • Jasmine gift shop