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ECMH Laboratory

The modern technology available in the Laboratory Department allows the professional staff to assist physicians by performing a variety of diagnostic testing. This diagnostic testing provides valuable information which is essential in providing quality care. In an effort to promote preventative health care the El Campo Memorial Hospital lab provides quarterly health screenings to the public at reduced rates.

Our main goal is to be the laboratory of choice for our patients and physicians in Wharton County and the surrounding area.

Our professional staff provide a full service lab available 24/7. The ECMH lab features some of the industry's newest and most advanced technology including: Blood Bank, Hematology, Chemistry, Special Chemistry, Microbiology, Serology, Blood Gas and Urinalysis.

The ECMH Lab also performs Drug of Abuse Testing. We offer pathology testing services through Baylor College of Medicine. Our in-house testing includes a wide range of both routine and specialized test appropriate for our hospital.

Quality Assurance

The ECMH Lab is accredited by CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment). All test results are monitored for reliability, precision, and accuracy through both internal and external quality control programs, by registered MTs and MLTs. Our Laboratory Assistants are trained to obtain specimens with as little stress as possible to our patients.

Services:

Hematology
Chemistry
Microbiology
Blood Bank
Serology
Blood Gas
Urinalysis

Baylor College of Medicine Department of Pathology
Edward Perez, M.D. - Lab Director
2525 W. Bellfort, Suite 130
Houston, Texas 77054
Phone: 713-798-4657
Fax: 713-798-7945

The Pathologist is independent from El Campo Memorial Hospital and bills separately. Patients will receive an additional bill from Baylor College Of Medicine.

Lab Department:
979-578-5185

Community Health Screenings

El Campo Memorial Hospital is committed to providing continuous preventative health care to the community. The hospital provides free community health screenings to various business in the area. For more information on this outreach service, please contact:

Donna Mikeska
979-578-5261
dmikeska@ecmh.org

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El Campo Memorial Hospital (ECMH) and its predecessor have been providing the highest quality medical care in El Campo for over 68 years, and at the current location since 1979.The hospital is accredited by state and federal regulations (Medicare/Medicaid). Patient Billing: Various physicians involved in your care at ECMH will bill you directly for their services. These may include your anesthesiologist, emergency room physician(s), radiologist, pathologist, cardiologist or other consulting physician during your ER visit or hospital stay. Please remember that some physicians are private practitioners (contracted by ECMH and not an actual employee of ECMH) and may not be a provider on your specific managed care plan.