Hospital Pathology Services

New England Pathology Associates, P.C. (NEPA) has an exclusive  contract with Mercy Medical Center (MMC), a 182-bed acute care community hospital in Springfield, Massachusetts,  to provide on-site subspecialized pathology services to their medical staffs and medical direction of their laboratories.  NEPA has a joint venture with MMC, LifePath Partners, LLC, for co-ownership and operational control of the histology and cytology laboratories. This unique partnership permits direct physician/pathologist management oversight of all technical operations, resulting in excellent quality control and rapid diagnostic reporting for all inpatient and outpatient specimens. The arrangement also provides state-of-the-art technical support for NEPA’s outreach services.

These relationships give NEPA a significant presence in central and western Massachusetts.

NEPA’s hospital operations provide subspecialty pathology services in:

  • Breast pathology
  • Cytopathology (PAP test, fine needle aspirations, non-gynecologic specimens)
  • Dermatopathology
  • Gastrointestinal pathology
  • Gynecologic pathology
  • Hematopathology
  • Hepatic pathology
  • Pulmonary pathology
  • Renal pathology
  • Thyroid/Endocrine pathology
  • Transfusion medicine
  • Urologic pathology