Diagnostic Labs and Screenings

We offer timely, accurate testing that’s easy to access.

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Laboratory medicine (lab testing) is one of the many ways Nuvance Health® provides a seamless care experience. You have convenient access to a full range of lab testing services. Our high standards for specimen handling and testing accuracy help you receive excellent care.
Why Do I Need Lab Testing?

Lab testing includes blood draws, urinalysis and other tests that provide important information about your health. Labs enable doctors to detect, diagnose and treat certain medical conditions.

Your doctor may recommend lab testing for many reasons, including:

  • Screening: As part of routine exams, lab studies help us detect the early signs of serious health issues, like diabetes or heart disease.
  • Evaluation: Issues such as unusual tiredness, headaches or ongoing pain can have many causes. Lab studies confirm or rule out specific conditions.
  • Urgent care: If you are feeling sick, lab testing may help determine the cause. It can help diagnose issues such as the flu, infections, strep throat and COVID-19.

Lab Testing at Nuvance Health: Why Choose Us?

You benefit from convenient access to our services through Lab Services locations–many are located right near your doctor’s office or Nuvance Health hospital. Our teams are led by pathologists and include a skilled laboratory medicine team. Pathologists (lab medicine doctors), technicians and phlebotomists (blood draw specialists) share a commitment to excellent diagnostic testing. Highlights of our program include:

  • National recognition:
    From collecting samples to processing them and reporting the results, research-based practices guide our efforts. This helps us maintain accreditation from Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and other organizations. Read a list of Blood Tests Urinalysis and Other Labs we offer.
  • In-house testing:
    We perform most of the tests you may need at Nuvance Health labs. This reduces the time it takes to get results. Many blood draw stations (patient service centers) are in the same buildings as our clinics and hospitals. Some have evening and weekend hours for your convenience. Explore patient service center locations.
  • Efficiency:
    We use sophisticated technologies to analyze samples and provide timely results. We focus on quality right from the start with careful sample collection and labeling. Computer analysis enables us to quickly report results.
Pathologist and Care Coordination

The team includes board-certified pathologists specializing in cancer diagnosis, clinical pathology, anatomic pathology, and more. Pathologists oversee lab testing efforts and assist with interpreting the results.

Pathologists also work with other members of your care team, as needed, so you receive appropriate therapies. They frequently work alongside doctors who treat cancer, rare infections and other complex illnesses.

Get More Information About Lab Testing

Learn more about lab testing services at Nuvance Health, including:

  • What to expect: Knowing what to expect for specific tests can help you have a good experience. Get answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs).
  • Pricing: Even with insurance, you may need to pay for a portion of lab testing.
  • Accessing your results: Your doctor discusses your results with you either by phone or during a follow-up visit. In many cases, you can view them sooner through your patient portal.