The Laboratory at UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center is dedicated to excellent customer service by providing accurate timely results, a localized continuum of care for patients and a comprehensive test menu. Laboratory services are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year.
Monday – Friday: 7am–6pm Weekends and Holidays: 8am–4pm
For Direct Access Testing (no physician order) Monday – Friday: 8am–5pm
Conveniently located in the Medical Office Building, the Express Lab allows for registration and collection for outpatient blood draws. The address is 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 103 (between Northwest Colorado Health and YVMA). Hours are M-F 8am-5pm.
If you have questions on Direct Access Testing, please call 970-871-2350.We provide direct access testing – no prescription needed for numerous services.
Our YVMC Lab is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Joint Commission, and is licensed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) through CLIA. The Laboratory staff at YVMC are licensed through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. Our Medical Director is a board-certified anatomic pathologist available for consultations with providers 7 days a week.
Facts to remember:
- Laboratory expenditures are less than 1% of medical insurance premiums, yet 70% of the diagnostic information in a patient’s record is laboratory data.
- 70% of the important medical decisions affecting a patient’s care involve a laboratory or pathology test.
- 70% of all inquiries to a patient’s chart are specifically for laboratory results.