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Laboratory Professionals Get Results

Laboratory Professionals Get Results

Lab professionals are our behind-the-scene heroes! But, this week, April 18-24, 2021, is Medical Laboratory Professional Week, and they get to bask in the spotlight!

The week is an annual recognition of the laboratory professionals and pathologists who play a vital role in health care. Since they often work behind the scenes, few people know about the critical testing they perform every day.

The CCMH Lab staff consists of Phlebotomists, Certified Phlebotomists, Lab Assistants, and Certified Lab Assistants, as well as Medical Technicians/Technologists.

Lab professionals collect and perform and evaluate medical laboratory tests that correctly detect, diagnose, and help prevent diseases, thus saving countless lives every day. At Campbell County Memorial Hospital (CCMH), the laboratory is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The CCMH Laboratory currently performs over 400 different tests and references thousands more to Mayo Clinic. They also perform work for local physician and veterinary offices. To give you an idea of work load, in 2020 the CCMH Lab staff perform nearly a million total lab tests a year including: 

Give our lab pros a round of applause for all that they do to keep our community healthy! Learn more about our Laboratory at www.cchwyo.org/lab.