BC Biomedical News
Thursday, 13 June 2013 00:00
All BC Biomedical Laboratories locations will be closed Monday, July 1, for the Canada Day Holiday.
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00
As of June 1st, MSP will be making changes to their coverage of 25-Hydroxy-Vitamin-D testing. After June 1st this test will be covered by MSP when ordered by a Specialist or for patients younger than 19 years of age. In all other scenarios, this test will be available at LifeLabs and BC Biomedical on a patient pay basis.
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 23:33
April 28 – May 4, 2013
National Medical Laboratory Week is an annual event that promotes awareness and understanding of the role of medical laboratory professionals in the health care system. Patient care is supported by medical laboratory professionals.
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Wednesday, 24 April 2013 00:00
BC Biomedical Laboratories celebrated the grand opening of our Fleetwood Patient Service Centre on April 24. This new location, located on the corner of 152 and Fraser Highway is easily accessible and has the convenience of lots of free parking.
Tuesday, 02 April 2013 18:53
TORONTO, ONTARIO and VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 2, 2013) - LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services ("LifeLabs") today announced it has completed the purchase of BC Biomedical Laboratories Ltd. ("BC Biomedical") following approvals from the Federal Competition Bureau and the Provincial government. The two companies are coming together to better serve BC patients and their health providers.
Tuesday, 02 April 2013 14:51
On April 1, 2013, fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) will be available as an MSP billable test. When checking the fecal occult blood box on the laboratory requisition FIT testing will be performed.
The standard guaiac fecal occult blood test, funded by MSP, is available upon request. In addition BC Biomedical will test using the guaiac method when an order of “occult blood x2” or “occult blood x3” is handwritten on the requisition under the Other Tests section.
Tuesday, 15 January 2013 22:46
TORONTO, ONTARIO / VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (January 15, 2013) - LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services (“LifeLabs”) today announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase B.C. Biomedical Laboratories Ltd. (“BC Biomedical”) to better serve patients in the province of British Columbia. LifeLabs and BC Biomedical provide laboratory testing services that help B.C. health care providers diagnose, treat, monitor and prevent disease in patients. The two organizations provide high quality diagnostic services to community patients through patient service centers, homecare and long-term care visits, and dedicated laboratory testing facilities.
Thursday, 15 November 2012 16:43
We have recently created a Microbiology visual aid for physicians. This aid shows the Microbiology Swab & Collection Container Requirements for swabsand containers distributed by BC Biomedical.
Thursday, 18 October 2012 14:34
For the twelfth consecutive year, BC Biomedical Laboratories Ltd. has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Employers – a ranking compiled by international human resources consultants Aon Hewitt and published in Maclean’s magazine. This year BC Biomedical Laboratories ranked 20th in the country. This is the only national study where employees determine the best places to work in Canada.
“We are very proud that our employees have once again recognized us as a top employer,” said Doug Buchanan, Managing Director and CEO. “Our employees’ continued commitment and engagement is what enables us to offer world class laboratory services to British Columbians.”
Friday, 17 August 2012 00:00
BC Biomedical Laboratories celebrated the grand opening of our Surrey Central Patient Service Centre on August 16. This new location, located in the on King George Highway is easily accessable and has the convenience of lots of free parking.
Thursday, 09 August 2012 00:00
Our Patient Service Centre at Surrey Health Sciences at 202-13798 94A Ave is closing August 10, 2012. Our brand new location at 101-10166 King George Blvd, Surrey will be opening on August 15 at 7:30.
Friday, 27 July 2012 00:00
BC Biomedical Laboratories celebrated the grand opening of our Sapperton Patient Service Centre on July 27. This new location, located in the Brewery District area of New West has improved space and convenience with free underground parking.
Thursday, 19 July 2012 14:44
Our Patient Service Centre in New Westminster at 103 - 301 E. Columbia St has closed as of July 18. Our brand new location at 227 Nelson's Cres in New Westminster will be opening on July 23 at 8:00.
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- BC Biomedical Laboratories named one of the 30 Greenest Employers in Canada for 3rd year
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- Kingsway Location Now Open Sundays
- Allergen Testing Update
- King Edward Location Now Open!
- PSC 16 Oakmont Moves to King Edward
- 2012 Best Employer Plaque Presentation
- Now Open Sundays
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