DynaLIFEDx

March 11, 2008 11:00 ET

Dynacare Kasper Medical Laboratories Changes Name to DynaLIFEDx

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 11, 2008) - Edmonton's primary medical diagnostic laboratory, Dynacare Kasper Medical Laboratories, has changed their name to DynaLIFEDx.

DynaLIFEDx is a highly accredited clinical laboratory that serves more than one million patients annually. The name DynaLIFEDx was chosen to reflect the expanding role of medical diagnostic laboratories and laboratory professionals in the health and wellness of our community.

For over 50 years patients and physicians have trusted us to deliver testing results and this holds true today. DynaLIFEDx is committed to making a difference in people's lives through excellence in medical laboratory testing, diagnostics and customer care.

DynaLIFEDx works closely with Regional Health Authorities in central and northern Alberta and provides testing and consulting services for other clients across Canada. Specialized testing services are also offered for employment related drug monitoring and occupational health testing.

For more information on DynaLIFEDx please visit our website at www.dynalifedx.com.

Dynacare Kasper Medical Laboratories Changes Name to DynaLIFEDx

Dynacare Kasper Medical Laboratories has changed its name to DynaLIFE Diagnostics (DynaLIFEDx), to communicate their scope of diagnostic capabilities and to enhance focus on customers.

The company chose the new name to reflect the expanding role that medical diagnostic labs and laboratory physicians play in supporting life and wellness.

BACKGROUND

DynaLIFEDx is a Canadian diagnostic laboratory that provides comprehensive medical laboratory testing services to regional health care authorities, hospitals and clients in business and industry. The main testing facility in Edmonton is a state of the art laboratory and performs more than fourteen million tests every year. The company mission is to be the partner of choice for quality diagnostic services that enhance health and wellness.

DynaLIFEDx has over 800 laboratory technologists and assistants working in more than forty sites. The laboratory performs referral testing and offers consulting and management services to a wide range of health care organizations.

As part of an enhanced customer focus, the company has recently introduced a new "appointment" system for patient lab testing. Patients are now able to book their appointments online at www.dynalifedx.com or by calling the Customer Care Centre at (780) 702-4486 or (877) 702-4486. The ability to book appointments greatly reduces the waiting time for collections at the Patient Care Centres and has been very well received by patients.

ACCREDITATION

DynaLIFEDx is one of the most highly accredited clinical laboratories in Canada with accreditations from:

- The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta

- The College of American Pathologists

- SAMHSA, the agency that accredits forensic drug testing laboratories in Canada and the US

- In addition, the laboratory is accredited as a training institution for Medical Residents and Students, Medical Laboratory Technologists and Medical Laboratory Assistants.



MAIN LABORATORY (corporate headquarters and main testing facility)
#200, 10150 - 102 St
Edmonton, AB T5J 5E2

PATIENT CARE CENTRES

Edmonton Central
Allin Clinic
Boyle McCauley Health Centre
College Plaza
Gateway
Standard Life Building

Edmonton North East
Abbotsfield Mall
Belmont Town Centre
Castledowns Village
Hys Centre
Northgate Centre

Edmonton South East
Millbourne Shopping Centre
Tawa
Terrace Plaza

Edmonton South West
Heritage Village
Riverbend Square
Trail South

Edmonton North West
Callingwood Market Square
Meadowlark Health Centre
Mira Health Centre
West End Medical Professional Building
Westgrove Professional Building

Surrounding Areas
Beaumont Village Camrose
Evansburg Fort McMurray (3 locations)
Fort Saskatchewan La Crete
St. Albert Fort Vermillion
Sherwood Park Lloydminster (2 locations)
Spruce Grove Red Deer


DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SERVICES

- Anatomical pathology
- Cytopathology
- Hematology
- Microbiology
- Chemistry
- Transfusion Medicine
- Drug and alcohol testing
- Third party testing for business, industrial and medical clients
- Rapid ECG Interpretation Service

OCCUPATIONAL TESTING
DynaLIFEDx provides services to support safety and occupational health
programs, worker health assessments and exposure monitoring. Services
include:

- Broad clinical test menu
- Electrocardiograms
- Pulmonary function testing
- Audiograms


SUBSTANCE ABUSE TESTING

DynaLIFEDx and its subsidiary, CannAmm Occupational Testing Services, are industry leaders in providing national occupational health and substance abuse testing services for business and industry in Canada.

MOBILE EXPRESS COLLECTION SERVICES

A new offering now allows individuals to experience the convenience of a Mobile Express Service. A DynaLIFEDx professional collector will visit a customer's home or office by appointment for a nominal service fee.

TRANSPORTATION

DynaLIFEDx's fleet of vehicles travel more than one million kilometers a year, transporting lab samples from medical clinics, hospital sites and Patient Care Centres throughout metro Edmonton and surrounding areas.

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