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Laboratory Earns Reaccreditation at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
08/06/2012

PLANO, Texas — Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano laboratory department recently was reaccredited by The College of American Pathologists’ Laboratory Accreditation Program.

Laboratory Earns Reaccreditation at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
Texas Health Plano laboratory leaders (from left) who gathered to celebrate the reaccreditation were: Linda Stine, microbiology supervisor, Cathy Bohrer, laboratory director, Dr. Michael Deck, medical director, Pat Murphey, laboratory manager, and Chris Bond, chemistry supervisor.

“We are proud of the quality work our laboratory staff does each day and the great results from our survey reinforce that fact,” said Mike Evans, B.S.N, M.S.N, hospital president.

The accreditation inspection examines more than 1,300 quality control procedures and lab records, such as staff qualifications, equipment, safety protocol and facility management.

Dr. Mike Deck, medical director, said he was proud of the department’s effort in the recent accreditation inspection of the clinical laboratory at Texas Health Plano, especially since the lab had no deficiencies cited.

“We hold ourselves to high standards and our recent accreditation inspection results are a testament to the consistency and proficiency of the people who work in the lab,” he said. “This accreditation is considered the pinnacle of laboratory accreditation and we are so proud of the team for earning it.”

About Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is a 368-bed acute care hospital and recognized clinical program leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano and surrounding areas since 1991. The hospital’s services include orthopedics, cardiovascular services, oncology, pediatrics and women’s services. An affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and 1,200 physicians on the medical staff. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL or visit TexasHealth.org/Plano.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States. The health system includes 24 acute care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with Texas Health Resources. It includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial and Texas Health Harris Methodist hospitals, a large physician group, outpatient facilities, and home health, preventive and fitness services, and an organization for medical research and education.

For more information about Texas Health Resources, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org.

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