Phlebotomy services will be provided to all registered outpatients for tests requested by an authorized health care provider. Hamilton Diagnostics Registration services can be reached by calling 706.272.6073.
Timed test and glucose tolerance test patients must arrive with adequate time to check-in and complete collection(s) before clinic closure. Duplicate orders will be cancelled.
Other types of specimens collected at home (stool studies and 24 hour urine collections, etc.) will be accepted at HDC, after the registration is completed.
Referring providers must provide written/typed signed orders. Orders can be faxed, mailed, or patient-delivered and have the following minimum information: Full Patient Name, Date of Birth, Full Provider Name/Address/Phone/Fax, Provider Signature, ICD-10 code(s) tests ordered, and any Special Collection or
Transportation Requirements: Recurring orders can be accepted for up to one year if clearly indicated on original written order.
Note: Outpatient phlebotomists perform peripheral blood draws on the arm or hand only. Capillary collections may be performed on the finger or heel for infants. Throat swabs for strep and flu may also be collected. No other cultures are collected by the HDC laboratory associates.
Hamilton Diagnostics Center
Monday through Friday 7:30am. until 5:00pm.
(After hours, weekends and Holiday, Outpatient Services will be provided through the main Laboratory at Hamilton Medical Center. Please check in at the Admissions desk for services)
Address: 1407 North Thornton Ave. Dalton, GA 30720
Laboratory Director, Kenneth M. Lowery, MT (ASCP)