When you need lab work, turn to Rome Memorial Hospital for quality testing you can trust. In addition to providing 24-hour lab services for our patient care units and the Emergency Department, the lab provides outpatient services at five collection centers.Most specimens are analyzed at our two medical laboratories in Rome, decreasing the amount of time it takes to get results. For many tests, we can get results to your doctor in less than two hours. At Rome Memorial Hospital, the people providing your test results are well trained in what they do. Although the technologists rarely see the patient, they know that the work they do in the lab makes a difference in the patient’s life. A pathologist and our technical staff are available 24-hours a day to ensure availability of quality diagnostic services in an emergency.
Rome Memorial Hospital has five collection centers in Rome and Boonville for your convenience. Some of the sites have early morning, evening and weekend hours to fit your schedule. With your physician’s order, you can choose any of the following locations for your lab tests:
Most lab tests are performed on a walk-in basis and do not require an appointment. The exceptions include: three-hour glucose tolerance test or drug screening. Both of these tests require an appointment. Your doctor’s office can make the arrangements or you can call Centralized Scheduling at 338-7338. Please remember to bring the doctor’s order for your lab work with you to the collection center.
For accuracy, many lab tests require that you do not eat or drink for a specified time period before the blood or urine specimens are collected. Please follow your doctor’s instructions concerning fasting.
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