BRAMPTON, ON, Sept. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Dynacare is pleased to announce
that it now provides laboratory collection services in the Township of
This service is the first of its kind to serve the Township of Russell
and surrounding communities, meeting a demonstrated and requested need
for laboratory services in this area. By providing this service,
Dynacare will enhance patient care by allowing clients to have blood
and other types of medical specimens collected for laboratory testing
in a timely and convenient manner. Clinicians will also be able to
receive results digitally in real time.
The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care recently identified
the Township of Russell as a high priority area to increase patient
accessibility as patients previously had to travel up to 40 KM away
from the region for any laboratory services.
Patients can now go to 869 Notre Dame Street, Embrun on Monday, Tuesday,
and Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 110 Craig Street, Russell
on Wednesday between 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
"Dynacare is delighted to support healthy lives in this community by
providing local diagnostic laboratory services to patients and
clinicians," said Renee Leventhal, Director, Physician Relations at
Dynacare. "We would especially like to thank Embrun-Casselman Medical
Imaging and the Russell Medical Centre for their continued
Supporting healthy lives with commitment and care. By living this mission, Dynacare will achieve its vision of becoming
Canada's health and wellness solutions leader.
Dynacare (formerly Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories) is one of
Canada's largest providers of health and wellness solutions, with a
history that spans more than 50 years. Headquartered in Brampton,
Ontario, the company has operations in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba,
Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. Every year, Dynacare takes
care of more than 10 million Canadians through the accurate and timely
delivery of laboratory test results and other health-related services
to patients, physicians, healthcare facilities and companies in a wide
range of industries.
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For further information:
Joanna Rizi, Corporate Communications Manager, Dynacare, 800.668.2714 ext. 5268