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    • JANUARY 29, 2020
    New Technology Revolutionizes Laboratory

    New Technology Revolutionizes Laboratory

    Pikeville Medical Center’s (PMC) automated line in the newly expanded, state-of-the-art laboratory department, has completely revolutionized the way samples are processed at the hospital. PMC remains the only facility in the region with this advanced automated technology and is one of the most comprehensive automated lines in the state. Thanks to the new automated system,

    • JANUARY 29, 2020
    Shorter Wait Times for Lab Results

    Shorter Wait Times for Lab Results

    Many patients at Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) are getting answers about their medical conditions quicker than ever before, thanks to tests that are now performed in the PMC Laboratory Department.  The time-saving technology now in place has created opportunities for additional tests to be offered, many of which were previously performed at locations away from

    • DECEMBER 2, 2019
    New Lab Tests More Convenient for Physicians & Patients

    New Lab Tests More Convenient for Physicians & Patients

    Since the completion of the Pikeville Medical Center Laboratory expansion and the addition of the region’s only automated lab line, many tests that were previously sent out for processing are now run in-house. This means faster processing and faster results for patients who may need to begin treatment. These added tests can detect rheumatoid arthritis,

    • OCTOBER 21, 2019
    PMC Laboratory Receives Accreditation from College of American Pathologists

    PMC Laboratory Receives Accreditation from College of American Pathologists

    The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to Pikeville Medical Center’s (PMC) Laboratory based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs. The facility’s medical director, Harty Ashby, DO, was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the excellence of the services