Laboratory Professionals Dedicated to Care

April 25, 2014

Laboratory Professionals Dedicated to Quality Health Care

During National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 20-26, 2014, St. Mary’s Hospital and Good Samaritan Regional Health Center specially recognizes its laboratory professionals and celebrates their dedication as a crucial member of the health care team, collaborating together to improve patient care and outcomes.

From small practices in rural towns to metropolitan hospitals, more than 300,000 medical laboratory professionals deliver accurate test results every day and serve as part of the health care team to guide and assess patients’ ongoing treatment and care.

We salute our outstanding laboratory teams which work together to provide timely, accurate lab results for our patients and their physicians. Laboratory staff play an integral role in delivering exceptional healthcare and improving patient’s lives every day says Farrukh Aijaz, MD, Hong Chen, MD and Aaron Klein, MD, Pathologists at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center Laboratory in Mt. Vernon and St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. During Lab Week 2014, Good Samaritan and St. Mary’s Hospital is celebrating laboratory professionals’ contribution to patient care. Lab Week’s theme, Laboratory Professionals Get Results, recognizes the proactive, collaborative role laboratory professionals play in advancing patient care.

Using state-of-the-art technology and instrumentation, laboratory professionals perform and supervise tests that lead to the detection of potential health problems; the sooner a disease is caught, the likelihood increases for a positive outcome.