Community Hospital Anderson's Laboratory is an active full-service, state-of-the-art laboratory performing diagnostic and therapeutic testing to aid and assist physicians in the treatment of their patients. Community Hospital Anderson’s Laboratory provides vital clinical testing, microbiology, pathology services and a full service blood bank. Our team is comprised of two board certified pathologists, medical technologist, medical technicians, histology technologist and laboratory specialists who meet and exceed the high standards set by the American Society of Clinical Pathologist. Our range of expertise crosses all discipline of laboratory science including:
Community Anderson's laboratory is fully accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), the Indiana Association of Blood Banks and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The lab is licensed by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act and the Indiana State Board of Health.
These services are maintained under the direction of an active member of the medical staff who is certified by the American Board of Pathology both in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Community Anderson's laboratory is dedicated to utilizing the most up to date equipment and procedures. We offer a positive patient identification solution with our Mobilab technology, so you can be rest assured your results are yours. We offer in house DNA testing within our Microbiology department 24/7. We have Vein Viewer Technology to assist our phlebotomy team for those difficult venipuncture situations. We offer "Stat" test turnaround times of 1 hour or less/ 24/7 for most of our test menu.
The Community Hospital Anderson Laboratory performs well over one million tests each year for our hospital patients, our outpatients on and off our hospital campus, as well as many physician offices and nursing home facilities. Emergency and inpatient services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There are multiple collection site locations available for your convenience. No appointment is needed for laboratory services. You can even receive your results online by signing up through the "My Record" program through our medical records department or through "My Chart" program through your Community Physician Network office. Our Laboratory also provides electronic reporting of results to our physician practices.
Community Hospital Anderson's Countywide Laboratory Services will visit patients’ homes to draw their physician ordered laboratory testing. The cost for the patient is the same as if they visited one of our outpatient draw sites. This is a great service for those patients who have had a recent surgery making travel more difficult, for those who have ambulatory challenges, or for those who have transportation issues. Our Countywide Laboratory service travels to all of Madison County and to many of the surrounding counties. Our Phlebotomy team is experienced and all team members have passed a thorough background check.