St. Joseph County Health Improvement Alliance provides healthy opportunities for local residents
Over the last year, several organizations in the Michiana area have been meeting with the common goal of getting information about health related initiatives into the hands of our community members. According to the group, known as the St. Joseph County Health Improvement Alliance, the following programs and events are available currently or beginning soon. Click the "More Info" button to read what is being offered.
New Specimen Collection Guide is now available to Medical Foundation clients
The Medical Foundation has recently made available a Specimen Collection Guide to help better serve our clients. The guide contains concise instructions for specimen collection including the name of the test, TMF test number, stability and processing information.
There are several ways you can obtain a copy of the Specimen Collection Guide including internet download, access on the web or on a thumb drive. Refer to the instructions below to access your guide:
· Download the guide here - 2015 Specimen Collection Guide
· Have the guide e-mailed to you by providing The Medical Foundation with your e-mail information. If you are interested in this option, the guide will be
e-mailed using DropBox and updates can be sent monthly. If you are interested in this option e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
· Receive a thumb drive containing the Specimen Guide. This can be ordered by calling Heather Pond at 574.234.4176 *61214.
Patients are now able to order their own lab tests at The Medical Foundation
The Medical Foundation is now offering Direct Testing, a service that allows patients to order routine blood tests without having to go through a doctor’s office.
With Direct Testing there is no need for insurance. Whether patients order the tests online at www.YourDirectTest.com or at a patient service center, they’ll now have access to a menu of routine tests by a certified and accredited lab, all without a doctor’s order.
Laboratory testing categories include: allergy, basic blood chemistry, coagulation, heart and stroke testing, hormone, infectious disease, kidney function, nutrition and vitamin panels, sexually transmitted diseases, wellness checks and more. The Foundation will accept VISA and Mastercard debit and credit cards.