Memorial Health System of East Texas is bringing a fast and affordable lab testing facility to San Augustine. Memorial Express Lab of East Texas opened October 15 at 600 East Hospital Street behind Memorial Medical Center— San Augustine.
“People today are learning to take control of their health. Today we have an abundance of health care information at our fingertips and we’re using that information to stay healthy,” said Lesa Lanier, Director of Laboratory Services at Memorial Health System of East Texas. “Express Lab is here to assist people who want to take charge of their own health. We offer easily accessible, affordably priced lab tests that do not require a physician's order. We are excited to bring this service to a community we feel will take full advantage of our extensive menu of testing.
Memorial Express Lab provides a convenient and efficient alternative for patients seeking speedy and reasonably priced laboratory services, with or without a physician’s orders. All laboratory work is processed by laboratory professionals at Memorial Health System of East Texas. Patients who utilize the services of Memorial Express Lab will experience a twenty-four hour turn around time on most lab work, which is returned to the patient in an easy to read format.
Diabetes, gout and cholesterol screenings, as well as a variety of other routine tests, can be performed at Memorial Express Lab without a doctor’s order or an appointment. Women’s and Men’s wellness tests, which measure heart, kidney, thyroid and metabolic function are also offered.
Patients can pay for services at Memorial Express Lab in the form of major credit cards, debit cards, cash and personal checks. Memorial Express Lab also offers a “Stat Service,” which allows patients to receive results the same day as their service. If the specimen is collected before 1:00 p.m. patients can receive results before the end of the day.