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LHD expands laboratory services in anticipation of best diagnostics around the island

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Lanka Hospitals Diagnostics (LHD), the name synonymous with the best in class accuracy and efficiency in laboratory testing, has announced its latest score in expansion that covers the diagnostics needs of a larger geographical footprint. 

Lanka Hospitals Diagnostics (LHD) CEO Dr. Pradeep Edward

With the unparalleled success of their high quality establishments in Colombo, Kandy, Negombo, Wellawatte and several other suburbs across the island, the leading lab service provider has now spread its wings to Matara, Ratnapura, Matale, Mahiyanganaya Kiribathgoda and Galle. Entwined with a strategic focus to provide and uplift the standards of laboratory services, LHD strives to meet the growing demand for quality Medicare attention and diagnostics in areas of high population density. The affirmation of world-class laboratory testing services is the unwavering objective of LHD and with over 1,050 types of tests on offer, the country-leading service provider holds record for conducting the highest number of tests across the healthcare sector.

With the speed, efficiency and impeccable accuracy provided in all their diagnostics reports, the strategic spread of laboratories also benefit the population in the said areas by way of saving the cost of travelling to Colombo for testing and consultation of reports.

Equipped with ultra-modern, quality controlled apparatus and qualified technicians with highly accurate automated test result generation, the fully-fledged laboratories are also outfitted with an information centre for integrated web based reporting, web downloading and real-time SMS alert service in order to support the patients in times of urgency.

Currently with an expansive number of over 1,000 sample collection units spread across Sri Lanka, the new establishments by LHD cover the medical needs of a vast population in the said areas.

Commenting on the importance of good quality test reports and the success of its rapidly expanding network, Lanka Hospitals Diagnostics (LHD) CEO Dr. Pradeep Edward said, “The accuracy and reliability of any medical test report is of utmost importance. As otherwise, the patient and family would face a series of adverse repercussions stemming from wrong diagnosis which leads to improper medication.”

“Being amongst the most reliable healthcare providers in the country, our new set-up of laboratories ensure that our equipment, technology and the team are fully prepared to cope with the challenges posed by changing disease patterns of various geographies. The fruit of this exercise, I believe, shall go a long way in providing the best quality in test reports across many deserving localities in the country,” he further added. 

With an increasing number of partnerships with both public and private hospitals along with other medical institutions, the extensive network of sample collection centres of LHD have allowed medical professionals across Sri Lanka to have access to the hospital’s world-class laboratory infrastructure, tools and technology. The healthcare provider has now spread its wings of success to Seychelles with plans underway to implement more laboratory facilities across many continents.

As the only medical health laboratory in Sri Lanka to achieve the gold standards in laboratory accreditation in the world, Lanka Hospitals Diagnostics (LHD) has been awarded the most prestigious quality assurance recognition from the College of American Pathologists (CAP), USA. CAP is the most difficult and stringent accreditation to be obtained.

Medical care services stemming from diagnostic investigation and sample reporting within a few hours are essential for patients who demand to have quick results and correct reporting for further treatment. As such, Lanka Hospitals Diagnostics (LHD) is focused on driving sustainable value creation with the goal of being the best medical services laboratory in the country. 

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