Our Company

Medical Diagnostics of Chiriqui

Medical Diagnostics of Chiriqui is a pathology laboratory established in 2008. We process cell and tissue samples for in vitro diagnosis of inflammatory diseases and cancer. We manage little more than 6,000 specimens per year, from all over the country.
We are a team of ten people, dedicated full time to this work and the only private lab in the country with they're own research studies and publications.
We're located in office #35, on the fifth floor of the new tower in Hospital Chiriqui, 3rd W Ave and Central St, Doleguita, city of David, province of Chiriqui.

Ten yerars ago we introduced the inmmunohistochemistry technique for typifying lymphomas and breast cancer, the firsts in the country side to do so.
Currently we manage and average of six thousand specimens per year. We're able to process conventional biopsies and pap smears and we're tje only private laboratory nationwide with a quality control program for conventional preparations of cervical-vaginal cytologies.

Mision

Provide a good quality service at a low price, with equipment and personnel based in the Chiriqui community.

Vision

Innovate creating own daily supplies, according to the needs of our customers and patients.

Quality politics

We do not believe in incorporating foreign standards by dogma, but use them as a reference to create our own standards. The whole process is in full view in our facilities.
All processes are carried out in the same space. We seek to create our own quality control programs to which we follow up, ensuring actively controlled processes.

Our Blog

03-27-2021

In a moment of leisure I came across the new trendy medical drama series, New Amsterdam, and began to think about the expectations that current medical dramas, such as Gray's Anatomy and House MD, have placed on the shoulders of healthcare personnel, in particular physicians, on the one hand, and the

03-20-2021

When we started this laboratory, as the person in charge of everything, I felt a tremendous uncertainty because I was entering a world for which neither undergraduate and graduate studies prepared me. Had I been less impulsive, I would have taken a course that told me exactly what to do, approved by

03-19-2021

Being a pathology lab, I've thought it wise to put the tabloid themes of flat Earthers and anti-vaxers aside to explain a bit about our role in the grand scheme of health care in this blog post.We are not a clinical laboratoryLaboratories are not all the same and our roles complement each other, but

02-17-2021

The reason for the existence of this blog is the education of our community, with publications that are critical, not complacent, and that in theory encourage the discussion of certain topics related to health care for the growth of all. Let's start this post with one fact and one speculation.Fact: In

02-13-2021

With the last entry I finished spinning an idea that I have been maturing for a while, which will be the reason for today's entry. A radical stance, being I pro-vaxer and pro-health system (the opposite being anti-vaxers and those who distrust the health system), would be that the health system and its

02-03-2021

I thought, in mid-2020, that with all this pandemic anti-vaxing groups on social networks would finally end, a subculture that disturbs me in a way that I cannot explain in words. Perhaps what disturbs me the most is that I agree with the concept of not introducing foreign or potentially harmful materials

01-26-2021

One of my favorite Panamanian commentators of all time is Flor Mizrachi. She has an incisive perspective and has no problem sharing it. I listen to her every day and I love it! She is like political porn. A form of ASMR in her own way. She is quite different from other commentators who seem to stumble

01-23-2021

We have all been exposed, in one way or another, to the concept of utopia: the idealization of reality. For me, a 70's child, it came from the concept of the "Age of Aquarius" and "Xanadu", in which at some point in time or somewhere everything would be perfect and we would all be happy.The concept of

01-09-2021

Perhaps one of my favorite stage names is "Panic at the disco!", and I've taken it as the name for this entry. 2020 was a particularly difficult year for everyone. Personally, looking at things with some long-term perspective, I deduced that the Covid-19 pandemic is not just a rare once-in-a-lifetime

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