Regional West Laboratory Services Reaccredited by the Association for the Advancement of Blood and Biotherapies

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., ― The Association for the Advancement of Blood and Biotherapies (AABB) program has renewed Regional West Laboratory Services’ accreditation.

AABB promotes outstanding standards of care for both patients and donors in all aspects of blood banking, transfusion medicine, relationship testing, hematopoietic, cord blood and other cellular therapies.

The AABB accredits both Regional West’s laboratory services and the West Nebraska Blood Center every two years.

“We are proud to be reaccredited by the AABB,” said Kelly Ramirez, HT (ASCP), Regional West interim laboratory supervisor. “We are excited to continue serving our patients and donors throughout Regional West’s laboratory services and West Nebraska Blood Center with this rigorously earned recognition of service.”

To learn more about Regional West Laboratory Services and its recent accreditations, visit

Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Neb., is the parent company of Regional West Medical Center, a 188-bed regional referral center and the only Level II Trauma Center in Nebraska west of Kearney. As the region’s only tertiary referral medical center, Regional West offers care that spans more than 32 medical specialties provided by over 28 physician clinics. With nearly 300 in-network providers and approximately 2,000 staff members, Regional West provides comprehensive and innovative health care services for the people of western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming.