Laboratory Services

The medical laboratory at Hi-Desert Medical Center is staffed by licensed clinical laboratory scientists to support inpatient and emergency services. Outpatient services are provided on-site, as well as at the Airway Outpatient Center.

Under the direction of a board-certified pathologist, the services include blood bank, hematology, chemistry, microbiology, immunology, urinalysis, and other pathology testing. The laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists, The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, and the State of California Department of Health Services.

The laboratory utilizes the latest in medical technologies, including new hematology and coagulation analyzers to provide timely and accurate data, as well as barcode technology and the hospital laboratory computer system for management of data.

For more information about laboratory services at Hi-Desert Medical Center, call 760/366-6370.

Pathologist Stephen W. Bush, M.D. & lab staff

for information about the laboratory's CAP accreditation