Saint Anne's Hospital

795 Middle Street, Fall River, MA 02721    508-674-5600

Saint Anne'sServices and Clinical CentersLaboratory and Pathology Services

Laboratory and Pathology Services

Laboratory and Pathology Services 

The Saint Anne’s Hospital laboratory is a full-service diagnostic laboratory providing testing to physicians, clinics, and home health agencies, in addition to the hospital’s inpatient and outpatient populations. The laboratory serves as a regional reference lab for many physician offices in the Greater Fall River area. The department functions 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with a pathologist available at all times for special studies, consultations or case reviews.

The laboratory is fully accredited and approved by the following agencies:

  • The Joint Commission
  • The American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)
  • The Department of Public Health (DPH)
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CMS-CLIA)

Affiliations include:

  • Member of Steward Health Care System
  • Partnership with Mayo Medical Laboratories (Mayo Clinic) for reference services

Laboratory Specialties 

The laboratory performs high quality testing in the following specialties:

  • Hematology
  • Coagulation studies
  • Serology
  • Blood banking (therapeutic phlebotomy)
  • Routine chemistry
  • Special chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Anatomical pathology

Customer Support 

Our customer support staff are available between the hours of 8 a.m. and 9 p.m., Monday through Friday, and Saturday between 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Representatives are on hand to answer all questions concerning laboratory and pathology result data. Outside of normal business hours, our laboratory technical staff is available to assist you with any questions.

Quality Assurance

The laboratory has an active quality assurance program, which includes both anatomical and clinical pathology. Our laboratory currently maintains extensive external and internal quality assurance programs. These programs monitor not only the quality of laboratory results (precision and accuracy), but also the quality of service to our patients and clients (specimen processing and results reporting).

The external program consists of proficiency testing provided by the College of American Pathologists performed on a quarterly basis as well as comprehensive commercial control programs and peer comparison. Internal programs include daily, weekly, and monthly data review, preventative maintenance, and monthly QI committee meetings.

Outpatient Laboratory Services 

We are proud to partner with Quest Diagnostics, Inc., to provide comprehensive outpatient laboratory drawing and testing services to our patients.  Please see convenient sites listed at right.


Our convenient Quest Diagnostics Outpatient Laboratory locations

Quest Diagnostics
Saint Anne’s Hospital Medical Office Building
Suite 2200
851 Middle Street
Fall River, MA 02721
Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (closed 12:30-1 p.m.)

Quest Diagnostics
101 President Ave.
Fall River, MA 02720
Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. (closed 12-12:30 p.m.)
Saturday: 7-11 a.m.

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