BMH Laboratory Successfully Renews Pathology Accreditation

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced its Medical Laboratory Services has successfully completed the renewal process for accreditation by the College of American Pathology (CAP).

Accreditation demonstrates excellence of quality laboratory services rendered by the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Laboratory. CAP officials visited BMH on January 25 for a full on-site inspection of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital in general, and BMH Laboratory testing, records, policies, procedures, and staff competencies in particular.

BMH Medical Laboratory Services is a full service laboratory that provides accurate and timely laboratory, diagnostic, and therapeutic services. In addition to seeing hospital visitors on an inpatient and outpatient basis, it also offers services to nursing homes, physician offices, clinics, schools, and other facilities. Its hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, and Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 12:00 noon. Contact blood drawing services in the Richards Building by calling 802-275-3611, and the medical laboratory in the main hospital at 802-257-8311.

The College of American Pathologists is the leading organization of board-certified pathologists that serves patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide. Stringent standards must be met to receive their accreditation.