Pathology & Lab Services

At Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital Laboratory, accredited through the College of American Pathologists (CAP), our expert staff and physicians provide high quality lab results to ensure you can get the care you need. Our physicians, called pathologists, have extensive training and years of experience performing laboratory tests and diagnosing medical conditions.

Our pathologists and lab technicians provide valuable information for diagnosing and treating a wide range of conditions from heart attacks to cancer. We help specialists and primary care physicians monitor and manage your condition to ensure treatments are working correctly.

IU Health Bedford Hospital utilizes the most advanced instrumentation in performing analyses. Our laboratory routes all test results through a lab information system. This computerized system allows for rapid access to patient results by direct access via terminal, direct printing to patient areas or by internal fax. By using this system, the patient can have his or her lab results referred to a physician anywhere in the world within a matter of minutes.

Indiana University Health Outpatient Lab is pleased to provide services to area nursing homes. For more information on how we can provide better diagnostic testing for your facility call 812.277.3856.

Reference Laboratories

Through services with IU Health Pathology Lab, Mayo Medical Laboratories and ARUP Laboratories, IU Health Bedford Hospital can obtain specialized testing for the patient. Through this service, no diagnostic, therapeutic or screening laboratory procedure is out of reach to our patients. In addition, we can arrange to have specialized testing procedures drawn at our facility and delivered to another facility by Federal Express. Current services offered are drawing services for patients with organ transplant and cancer treatment. This service often allows the patient less travel to have the testing performed.

IU Health Bedford Hospital laboratory staff is committed to providing rapid turnaround time of test results to your physician. We make every effort to provide lab results for routine procedures in less than eight hours and within one hour for "STAT" requested specimens.

Additional Contact Information

IU Health Laboratory in Bedford operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Patients can have lab work done at the following hours:

Bedford Physician's Laboratory (in the Medical Office Building)
8 am – 5 pm, Monday through Friday.

Fax: 812.275.1346

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