Laboratory

Severe Blood Shortage is a Reality

Posted: Thursday, June 24, 2021 in Laboratory

You may have heard in the news recently about a severe national blood shortage. Unfortunately, this is a scary reality and it is hitting close to home in our community as well. Inventory is currently limited for our local healthcare facility at Regional Medical Center, which is consistent with what other healthcare systems are experiencing as well.

What does Rapid COVID-19 Testing at RMC Mean?

Posted: Friday, April 17, 2020 in Laboratory

Regional Medical Center (RMC) in Manchester was one of the facilities in Iowa to receive the Abbott ID NOW machine from the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) to perform rapid COVID-19 testing.

RMC has held American Association of Blood Banks Accreditation since 1978

Posted: Monday, March 17, 2014 in Laboratory

Regional Medical Center (RMC) in Manchester is one of nine facilities in the state of Iowa that is an American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) accredited facility.