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November 13, 2018

Free Blood Glucose Screening on World Diabetes Awareness Day

As part of World Diabetes Awareness Day (Wednesday, November 14, 2018), Express Lab and  Rocky Mountain Diabetes, based in Idaho Falls, Idaho, is offering free diabetes screening tests from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the Broulims grocery store located at 2730 E Sunnyside Road, Ammon, Idaho.  The event is being sponsored to raise awareness of diabetes.

World Diabetes Day (WDD) was created in 1991 by IDF and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. World Diabetes Day became an official United Nations Day in 2006 with the passage of United Nation Resolution 61/225. It is marked every year on 14 November, the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin along with Charles Best in 1922.  https://www.worlddiabetesday.org/about-wdd.html


SEPTEMBER 10, 2018

LAB CONSTRUCTION EXPANSION BEGINS

Express Lab, located in Idaho Falls, Idaho has begun construction expansion of its laboratory facility.  The expansion will double the size of the laboratory making way for new equipment including a robotic tract system which is the first of its kind in Southeast Idaho.

According to Lori Leask, manager of Express Lab, “We wanted to improve our speed, efficiency and accuracy and expanding our facility allows us to meet these objectives.”  Leask continues, “Expanding allows us to continue to grow and meet the demand of our patients, doctors and medical providers in the area with faster turn-around times.”

Express Lab is a locally owned, full-service, independent clinical laboratory that is fully accredited by CLIA and COLA.  Express Lab was founded in 2000 by Dr John E. Liljenquist, MD.

Express Lab is known for its customer service, friendly staff, exceptional phlebotomists, and fast turn-around times for medical laboratory results.

The automation system was provided by Ortho Clinical Diagnostics based in Raritan, New Jersey.  The company is considered a leading global provider of in vitro diagnostics providing high-quality products and services globally to clinical laboratories like Express Lab.


JUNE 18, 2018

BEST OF IDAHO FALLS

Express Lab, of Idaho Falls, Idaho was selected as the Best Medical Laboratory by the readers of the Post Register.  Express Lab was nominated for the first time in this year’s event. Readers of the Post Register voted for their favorite nominees in many categories including suppliers, restaurants, services and this year, medical laboratories.

Lori Leask, manager of Express Lab, said “It is nice to be nominated and wonderful to be voted the Best of 2018.”  Lori continues, “We work very hard to provide the best possible patient experience and it is rewarding to be acknowledged by our patients.”

The Post Register is The Post Register is based in Idaho Falls and is a leading provider of local news and advertising in East Idaho.  They have a combined online and print audience of more than 60,000 people in the area.


MAY 29, 2018

Express Lab Opens Second Idaho Falls Location  

Idaho Falls, Idaho – May 29, 2018:  Express Lab, a local medical laboratory is opening a second location in Idaho Falls in the Teton Medial Plaza located at 2001 S. Woodruff Suite 15B.

Earlier in the year, Express Lab opened a new location at 101 E Main St, Suite 210 in Rexburg, bringing the total sites to four; two in Idaho Falls, one in Rexburg and one in Pocatello.

According to Lori Leask, manager of Express Lab, “Due to the growing need for laboratory services in Idaho Falls, we decided to open a second convenient location.  We are always trying to provide the best medical care to our patients.” Lori continues, “Our goal is to keep wait times to a minimum, which is what adding the new site will provide.”

Express Lab is a locally owned, full-service, independent clinical laboratory that is fully accredited by CLIA and COLA.  Express Lab was founded in 2000 by Dr John E. Liljenquist, MD.

Express Lab is known for its customer service, friendly staff, exceptional phlebotomists, and fast turn-around times for medical laboratory results.


DECEMBER 17, 2017

Express Lab Opens Rexburg Location  

Express Lab, a local medical laboratory is opening a draw site location in Rexburg, Idaho.  The location is located at 101 S. Main Street, Suite 210, above Ace Hardware. This location is added to the main laboratory location in Idaho Falls and draw site in Pocatello.

According to Lori Leask, manager of Express Lab, “We wanted to be able to provide our laboratory services to the residents of Rexburg so we found a convenient location.”  Lori continues, “We want to provide the best medical care to our patients and now we are adding the convenience of a Rexburg location.”

Express Lab is a locally owned, full-service, independent clinical laboratory that is fully accredited by CLIA and COLA.  Express Lab was founded in 2000 by Dr John E. Liljenquist, MD.

Express Lab is known for its customer service, friendly staff, exceptional phlebotomists, and fast turn-around times for medical laboratory results.