Pullman Regional Hospital Laboratory Services offers one of the most comprehensive testing menus available in the Palouse area.
Our team of laboratory professionals consists of a board certified pathologist, registered medical technologists and technicians, an LIS specialist, and certified phlebotomists. Our pathologist, Isaac R. Grindeland, MD, provides medical expertise for multiple specialties, including anatomic pathology, hematopathology, transfusion medicine, and infection control.
Our lab provides anatomic pathology and laboratory medicine services, with oversight by a laboratory director. The Laboratory Medicine Division provides services that include: chemistry, hematology, coagulation, transfusion medicine, immunology, serology, microbiology and limited services in toxicology. The Anatomic Pathology Division provides services that include: surgical pathology, Immuno histochemistry, etc.
Routine and emergency services are provided for inpatients and outpatients at Pullman Regional Hospital. In addition, the laboratory serves as a referral laboratory to other agencies, and clinics in the area. Activities performed in delivering these services include: method selection and validation, specimen procurement, specimen analysis on routine and emergency basis, quality control and record keeping, results communication, utilization and interpretation consultation, and blood product dispensing.
Quality assurance and quality control are paramount in our work, and we are backed by the College of American Pathologists and the Joint Commission. In addition, our laboratory is in compliance with the Washington State Department of Health, and our Blood Bank is FDA-registered.
Additional services include:
- Next day turnaround of routine tests for physician offices
- 24-hour support of clinical and emergency programs
- Support of business and industry through occupational health and 24-hour care.