Spotlight: Taylor Anderson, Medical Lab Tech
Taylor says she found her career by happy accident. Get a glimpse of a day in the life of a Medical Lab Tech at Alomere.
An estimated 60-70% of all decisions regarding a patient’s diagnosis, treatment, hospital admission, and discharge are based on laboratory testing. At Alomere Health, we operate our own medical laboratory that not only serves our hospital customers, but also the hospitals and clinics in the surrounding communities.
The Alomere Health Laboratory is under the medical direction of board-certified pathologists, is accredited by the AOA, and is CLIA certified by the CLIA as a highly complex laboratory providing Microbiology, Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Immunology, Transfusion Medicine, Cytology, and Histology services.
We provide outpatient blood draw and oncology draws in our Specialty Clinic located on the main level of the Alomere Health hospital, next to Medical Oncology.
If you’d like to schedule an outpatient blood draw or a lab test, please call 320-762-6070.
You can take control of your health by ordering tests when you need them, without needing a provider to order it for you. For a comprehensive list of the trusted, secure, and accessible tests we offer, and for more information, click here.
Our lab operates 24 hours a day, with a team of experienced, professionally certified technicians and technologists. We provide a wide range of tests, including:
These tests consist of CBCs with automated five-part differentials (manual differential if required), prothrombin time, and sedimentation rates.