ST. JOHN’S MEDICAL CENTER HONORS LABORATORY TEAM DURING NATIONAL
MEDICAL LABORATORY PROFESSIONALS WEEK
During National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 22-28, 2012,
St. John’s Medical Center recognizes its laboratory professionals
and celebrates their dedication as crucial members of the health care
team, collaborating together to improve patient care and outcomes.
“I salute our outstanding laboratory professionals and all laboratory
teams across the nation working together to provide accurate results for
patients. You are the cornerstone of diagnosis and an integral part of
the larger patient care team, directly contributing to preserving and
enhancing patients’ lives,” said Franci Tryka, MD, FCAP, board
certified pathologist and medical director of the St. John’s Clinical
During Lab Week 2012, St. John’s Medical Center is celebrating laboratory
professionals’ contribution to patient care. Lab Week’s theme,
Laboratory Professionals Get Results, recognizes the proactive, collaborative
role laboratory professionals play in advancing patient care.
St. John’s will offer a tour of the clinical laboratory for interested
community members on Thursday April 26th. Those interested can call the
Laboratory at 739-7315 for information and schedule a tour.
Using state-of-the-art technology and instrumentation, laboratory professionals
perform and supervise tests that lead to the detection of potential health
problems. Early detection saves lives. This is the goal of the annual
Health Fair Wellness testing performed by the laboratory professionals
at St. Johns.
St. John’s Clinical Laboratory is a College of American Pathologists
(CAP) accredited laboratory. The CAP, celebrating 50 years as the gold
standard in laboratory accreditation, is a medical society serving more
than 18,000 physician members and the global laboratory community. It
is the world’s largest association composed exclusively of board-certified
pathologists and is the worldwide leader in laboratory quality assurance.
The College advocates accountable, high-quality, and cost-effective patient care.
To learn more about St. John’s Clinical Laboratory visit tetonhospital.org/services/laboratory.