HNL News

June 29, 2022

Automation in the Clinical Laboratory

Clinical laboratory automation is essential to deliver high quality results in the most cost effective and efficient way.  Automation requires minimal operator intervention and helps to increase productivity, tracking of specimens within the laboratory, decreased turnaround times, improvements in specimen handling, improved laboratory safety, and minimizes errors.
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June 17, 2022

LYME Disease

As you continue to spend more time outside enjoying the weather, you’ll be sharing your space with some critters you’ll want to be aware of. Deer ticks can carry the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, which can have a critical impact on your health if untreated.
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June 15, 2022

Men's Health Month

In 1994, Congress designated the month of June as Men's Health Month to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.
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June 10, 2022

LGBTQ Pledge

HNL Lab Medicine believes the diversity of our workforce makes us stronger. We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to attract, develop, and retain a diverse and inclusive workforce.
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June 09, 2022

HNL Lab Medicine Artwork Contest Celebrates Healthcare Heroes

Throughout the month of May, HNL Lab Medicine, a regional leader in high-quality, innovative laboratory medicine services, announced an artwork contest for children in grades K-8. The goal of this contest was to promote awareness of the healthcare field, encourage creativity, and include a valuable connection to the community in each of HNL’s patient service centers.
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Warren W Erdmann

Chief Clinical Laboratory Officer

Warren Erdmann serves as Chief Clinical Lab Officer at HNL Lab Medicine, bringing over 38 years of experience and extensive expertise to our team. Warren’s ability to diagnose and improve operational efficiency is foundational to accelerating our growth strategy as we expand our genetics and molecular capabilities. Warren is solution-oriented, a great listener and collaborator.

Warren joined HNL Lab Medicine as interim VP of Lab Operations in June 2021. Bringing his knowledge in scaling laboratory infrastructure and operations. Recognized as a strategic business partner, strong leader, and effective change manager. He was appointed Chief Lab Operations Officer in Sept 2021.

Warren began his career with MetPath Labs, in 1982. He started as a facilities maintenance mechanic. MetPath later became Quest Diagnostics. Warren later assumed the responsibility for Distribution and warehouse operations.

Warren left Quest and joined Medilabs in 1996 where he became Vice President of Operations. He oversaw purchasing, logistics, client service, phlebotomy and many other parts of lab operations. Medilabs was purchased by BioReference in April 1998, whereby he assumed the position of VP of Operations for the merged laboratory. He continued to perform all functions for the lab operations and in 2015 was named Senior VP and Chief Operating Officer for the third largest national laboratory with 1 billion in revenues.

He was a key member of the Executive team in which they sustained rapid growth of 20 consecutive years with at least 20% annual compounded growth. Warren oversaw and managed all area of the Lab operations including, Laboratory Operations, Phlebotomy, Customer service, Logistics, remote lab operations, material management, Operations Excellence, Referral testing, pre-analytic processing, and safety and facilities. At their peak they serviced over 50,000 patients a day. The BioReference team is credited for successful growth by building an operation focused on continued improvement, beating the competition providing better service consistently for patients and customers.

Warren played a key role with due diligence and integration for 15 acquisitions. They expanded significant remote laboratory operations on California, Texas, Florida, and Maryland. Played a major role expanding footprint and capabilities of GeneDx. Warren established professional and personal credibility, trust, and a sense of team thought out the entire organization. Known to all employees as an engaged, approachable leader strongly committed to the highest quality patient care, and customer service. Warren most recently was assigned a position to Genesis Healthcare regarding the life safety survey for a Nursing home operation in Cape May NJ.