KNOXVILLE – An inspection of the Laboratory at Knoxville Hospital & Clinics by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) program took place recently and found no deficiencies for the third year in a row. The Laboratory passes CLIA inspections on a regular basis to prove proficiency, quality and competency of the staff, equipment, and internal processes.

“With so many areas within the laboratory surveyed, the achievement of a deficiency free inspection is a great testament and tremendous accomplishment to the technicians who work in the Knoxville Hospital & Clinics Laboratory,” said Kevin Kincaid, Chief Executive Officer at Knoxville Hospital & Clinics. “Without their hard work and dedication, the quality and dedication to our patients would not be possible.”

The Knoxville Hospital & Clinics Laboratory is a fully equipped, modern Laboratory providing timely and accurate results; giving your doctor the best possible chance in defining your path to wellness.

Knoxville Hospital & Clinics, a Critical Access Hospital serving Marion County and the surrounding area, is dedicated to providing personal, progressive quality health care with compassion.  For more information regarding this release and other happenings at Knoxville Hospital & Clinics, call the Public Relations office at (641) 842-1418 or visit