– Mount Carmel Health System and Madison County Hospital are entering into a new agreement that will expand access to high-quality laboratory services for patients in Madison County and surrounding areas.
Starting in August 2013, Mount Carmel Health System will manage the laboratory services at Madison County Hospital.
“We are fortunate to have the opportunity to develop this partnership. It will enable Madison County Hospital to benefit from Mount Carmel’s wealth of experience, expertise and resources in managing clinical laboratory services”, said Mike Browning, interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Madison County Hospital.
The goal of this partnership is to provide laboratory services that exceed industry standards and focus on quality, turnaround time, customer satisfaction and full compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements. As part of the agreement Madison County Hospital will seek accreditation from the College of American Pathologists, the gold standard for laboratory services.
“Madison County Hospital and Mount Carmel Health System have very similar missions and values. This partnership allows us to enhance our ability to provide integrated services and continuity of care for patients in the community”, said Amy Null, system director of laboratory services for Mount Carmel Health System
Currently Mount Carmel and Madison County Hospital are part of a Health Alliance, which also includes the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center