The state of a patient's condition varies constantly, and the physician must be able to monitor it closely. Often, the collection of blood or other body fluids on a regular basis provides the physician with essential diagnostic information. At St. Mary Mercy Hospital, the laboratory is staffed by medical technologists performing blood and body fluid tests in a fast, efficient manner. High-tech laboratory equipment, such as the Dimension Analyzer located in the Chemistry section, provides the advanced technology necessary for efficient test processing.
The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Services provides a full range of anatomic and clinical tests and services for patients at St. Mary Mercy Hospital and the community. Pathology services are available 24 hours with state-of-the-art laboratory equipment. The high-tech Laboratory includes Chemistry, Blood Bank, Microbiology, Hematology, Pathology, Immunology, Urinalysis and Phlebotomy; a Patient Service Center and an Outreach Program serving the lab needs of physicians in their own medical offices is also available.
Electronic Health Record Solutions
The St. Mary Mercy Hospital Laboratory offers solutions for transmitting laboratory results from a Laboratory Information System (LIS) to a physician's Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system. Laboratory results are the most common and valuable data in physician practices. Integration of lab results makes the practice of medicine more seamless, more accurate and less demanding. Connectivity standards are met and physician satisfaction is assured. If you are interested in this service please call the Laboratory's Technical Service Representative at 734-655-2554.
Labtest.com Internet Laboratory
St. Mary Mercy Hospital's electronic laboratory makes the exchange of information between doctors and the hospital laboratory quicker, smoother and easier than ever before. Our web-based diagnostic computer system allows key information to be accessed faster with fewer calls to the laboratory. Test results, insurance information, and diagnosis are all available to physicians and our lab almost instantly. At the same time, the system ensures the privacy of patient information. Electronic communication with physicians is just another reason to choose St. Mary Mercy Hospital for diagnostic testing.
Effective May 1, 2002 HAP has an exclusive contract with the Joint Venture Hospital Laboratories (St. Mary Mercy Hospital Laboratory is a participating member). The following HAP networks are included:
HAP Preferred: All networks
Alliance: All networks
HAP HMO: Beaumont, Botsford, Crittenton, Downriver, Eastern Shores, Farmington Physicians, Ford- Tel, Genesys, Horizon (Bi-County), Independent Physicians of Mocomb, Mapco, Mclaren, Monroe, Mt. Clemens General, NOMC, POHS, Riverside, St. Clair, St. John Health Partners, Western Wayne, and Wayne.
Exclusion: Henry Ford Network