FLEMINGTON, N.J. – November 11, 2014 – Hunterdon Healthcare has selected Mayo Medical Laboratories as its primary reference laboratory. This selection will give Hunterdon Healthcare access to Mayo Medical Laboratories’ extensive menu of laboratory tests and clinical expertise.
Mayo Medical Laboratories is a global reference laboratory operating within Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and offers more than 3,000 tests across the full spectrum of health care subspecialties. As a part of the Mayo Clinic integrated group practice, Mayo Medical Laboratories will enable Hunterdon Healthcare to collaborate with 160 Mayo Clinic physicians and scientists and 3,200 laboratory professionals, apply patient care-driven testing approaches, establish clinically proven test-utilization strategies, and advance the integration of community health care delivery.
“Increased utilization of the hospital’s laboratory services supports a model of fully integrated, community-based health care, which helps everyone achieve better patient outcomes. Accuracy and timeliness result in reduced care costs and improved patient satisfaction,” explains William Siemers, director of laboratory services at Hunterdon Healthcare.
Hunterdon Healthcareoffers physicians and their patients’ local laboratory testing, fast turnaround time for results, excellent customer service, and access to Hunterdon Healthcarelaboratory professionals.
Specimens taken at any Hunterdon Healthcare Outpatient Laboratory will be transported via air to Mayo Clinic, with test results often available the following day through a computer interface. Additionally, Mayo Clinic physicians and scientists in every specialty laboratory will be available for consultation regarding test selection, utilization and methodologies, and result interpretation.
Most laboratory testing will continue to be performed by Hunterdon Healthcare with only the most specialized tests being sent to Mayo Clinic. For those in need of laboratory testing, specimens will continue to be collected at:
Hunterdon Doctor’s Office Building
1100 Wescott Drive, Suite G1
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Sand Hill Laboratory
6 Sand Hill Road
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Clinton Health Campus Laboratory
1738 Route 31 N
Clinton, New Jersey 08809
About Hunterdon Healthcare
Under the corporate organization, Hunterdon Healthcare System constitutes the sole member of Hunterdon Medical Center, Hunterdon Medical Center Foundation, Hunterdon Regional Community Health and Midjersey Health Corporation.
Hunterdon Medical Center, the flagship hospital, is a 178-bed non-profit community hospital that is acknowledged as a leader in developing comprehensive medical and health care services. Our goal is to meet the needs with health care that is compassionate and effective. We provide a full range of preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic inpatient and outpatient hospital and community health services. Our staff is committed to providing the highest quality care to our patients. Hunterdon Medical Center treats over 8,600 inpatients annually, with 33,000 Emergency Department visits and over 292,000 outpatient visits per year.
About Mayo Medical Laboratories
Mayo Medical Laboratories is a global reference laboratory operating within Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and offers more than 3,000 tests across all health care subspecialties. Learn more at MayoMedicalLaboratories.com.
About Mayo Clinic
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Hunterdon Medical Center
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