Laboratory Test Directory
Where to Register
- Registration area at the front of the hospital between 5am and 11:00pm. Monday to Friday and 7am to 11pm Holidays and weekends.
- Emergency Department between 11:30pm and 5:00 am.
After you are registered, you can come to the Lab Department for your blood draw or other service. The Lab Department is open 24/7 to do blood draws. Outside of regular business hours there may be a wait for the blood draw while our phlebotomists take care of patients in the emergency room and critical care areas of the hospital.
Laboratory services with Adventist
Health are a full service clinical laboratory serving
physicians, clinics, nursing homes and hospitals throughout the
Portland/Vancouver Metropolitan area and other communities. Our
services include all routine and most special and esoteric
tests. The lab is directed by board certified pathologists and
medical technologist specialists, who supervise the medical and
technical procedures of the laboratory. Our lab services are
fully accredited and approved by the State of Oregon, Federal
Government (CDC, HCFA, DEA), JCAHO, The College of American
Pathologists and American Association of Blood Banks.
The policy of Adventist Health Laboratory Services is to offer
24 hour turn around of results after receiving the specimen.
Stat reports will be telephoned/faxed as soon as they become
available. Any life threatening abnormality will be
telephoned/faxed immediately to the requesting physician or
Our prime concern at is to report patient data that reflects
the accuracy and professionalism inherent in a quality clinical
laboratory. We maintain high standards of quality control by
participating in many national and state proficiency surveys.
We invite you to visit our facility, meet our staff, and see
our commitment to providing service and reliable data.
Specimen Pick Up
Adventist Health Laboratory Services provides free specimen
pickup service to all accounts throughout the
Portland/Vancouver Metropolitan area. We offer Monday through
Friday pickup service with 24 hour testing availability.
Specimen Collection Supplies
All supplies necessary for collecting and transporting
specimens sent to us are furnished at no extra charge. These
supplies include "Biohazard" labeled double pouch specimen
transport bags to be used for all specimens sent to the
Repeat analysis will be done at no additional charge for tests
whose results appear to be inconsistent with the patient's
condition. All specimens, where possible, will be kept in the
laboratory for one week. This allows enough time to order
additional tests on the same sample if needed.
When received, the sample is sent to the appropriate
departments for testing. When final results are verified, a
computer arranges them in a report. Included on the report is
patient name, doctor's name, date, itemization of tests,
results, and expected clinical ranges.
We welcome any inquires regarding specimen preparation, test
procedures, and billing. In addition, our pathologists are
available for consultation and assistance in discussing patient
Uninsured/Cash Pay Policy
A 25% discount is given to patients paying cash. Payment plans
are also available.