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Scientists at Work

The laboratory experts at UM Health-West Hospital use sophisticated methods to provide accurate, timely test results essential for detection of illness and prevention of disease.

Precision and Convenience

You and your doctor need dependable, precise test results to help with your care. To deliver that, we have staffed our laboratory with analysts in a wide range of expertise.

Their training and test equipment provide accurate results for everything from blood typing to the rapidly growing field of genetic testing and molecular diagnostics.

We also work to make it easy and convenient for you to submit samples, with collection sites across West Michigan.

Treatments & Capabilities

Our team has a wide range of experts, including phlebotomists, hematologists, pathologists, chemists, molecular diagnostic experts and more. They are able to conduct hundreds of specific tests. The lab also helps monitor the administration of therapeutic medications.

Lab Billing & Payment

UM Health-West is committed to helping you stay healthy with the care you need when you need it. That includes laboratory testing.

We are fully affiliated with the Joint Venture Hospital Laboratories, a network that helps ensure high-quality, cost-efficient services by connecting laboratories to health plans. You’ll want to work directly with your insurance provider to determine coverage. We participate with many insurance policies and our CarePayment program provides options to establish a payment schedule that fits your situation.