Pathology & Lab Services

At Indiana University Health Blackford Hospital, our expert physicians and laboratory staff provide high-quality lab results to ensure you get the care you need. Our physicians—called pathologists—have extensive training and years of experience performing laboratory tests and diagnosing medical conditions.

Indiana University Health Blackford Hospital Pathology & Lab Services plays a large role in the diagnosis and treatment of patients, since accurate and timely laboratory testing is essential to modern healthcare. Our pathologists and lab technicians provide valuable information for diagnosing and treating a wide range of conditions from heart attacks to cancer.

Reliable laboratory results enable more accurate diagnoses and more targeted, efficient patient treatment. We help specialists and primary care physicians monitor and manage your condition to ensure treatments are working correctly.

Our modern, well-equipped laboratory provides a full range of services for both hospital patients and outpatients. Registered technologists staff the laboratory 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The College of American Pathologists (CAP) and Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments (CLIA) have accredited our laboratory.

Through our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine, we operate an analysis lab in Indianapolis 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide quick, correct results to physicians throughout Indiana. 

Lab Services

IU Health Blackford Hospital Pathology & Lab Services offers a variety of lab services including:

  • Hematology
  • Chemistry
  • Coagulation
  • Transfusion medicine
  • Microbiology
  • Urinalysis
  • Specimen collection

Our well trained and experienced lab staff includes a team of medical technologists, medical laboratory technicians, phlebotomists, laboratory assistants and clerical personnel.

Additional Contact Information

Fax: 765.348.2313

Outpatient Hours
Monday – Friday, 7 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday, 7 am – 11 am
Outpatient services are closed on Sundays and holidays.

Lab Tests Online is a public resource for clinical lab testing that provides information on why you might have a lab test and what the results mean.