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Minden Medical Center celebrates laboratory opening


Cassandra Swan, far left, laboratory manager, thanks the laboratory employees, pictured above, for their dedication to Minden Medical Center's patients. Swan says the new laboratory will allow the department room to grow. Michelle Bates/Press-Herald

Minden Medical Center’s laboratory department is finally getting some breathing room after years of being cramped into a small room with one blood-drawing station.

Following the grand opening and tour of the new facility, Cassandra Swan, laboratory manager, says the most important thing is better service to patients.

“We now have a state-of-the-art lab facility that will physically allow us the space to grow,” she said. “Our workflow will be more efficient, and what our patients will see is a state-of-the-art blood-drawing area.”

Previously, they could only draw labs on one patient at a time, and the new facility will allow them to