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Present Core Laboratory To Be Replaced With New Automated Laboratory in Harkness Building

November 06, 2015

The Clinical Laboratory Service at NYP/Columbia is happy to announce that on 11/8/2015 the present Core Laboratory on PH-3 will be replaced with a new Automated Laboratory on the third floor of the Harkness Building.

In anticipation of the opening at 12:01AM on Sunday November 8th please note the following:

The pneumatic tube system will be down from 12:00pm-12:00am on Saturday November 7th.  Transport will be rounding regularly to pick up specimens from units.  Stat requests can be placed in teletracking.

  • Transition to the new lab will occur between 9pm-12am on November 7th, 2015
  • Only STAT orders will be processed between 9pm-12am on November 7th, 2015
  • PSS and Allscripts will print updated specimen labels beginning at 12:01 am November 8th
  • The label will indicated the sample tube to be used

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If you have any questions please call 212-305-8600.


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