With expansive windows overlooking Upper Klamath Lake and the Cascade Mountains, the 100,000-square-foot building will provide awe-inspiring views for patients and their families. An airy two-story entryway presents a welcoming environment, and a combination of gentle shapes and natural colors celebrate the Klamath Basin.
“Knowing which tube to use and how to process them, and collecting blood following the order of draw, is the best way to make sure doctors can make an accurate diagnosis based on blood samples sent to the lab. If specimens are processed wrong, tests will need to be re-done and the patient would have to be poked again,” said Alexis Dow, a medical assistant at Klamath Open Door.
Klamath has lower costs than most markets in Oregon, a strong business climate, and two local colleges to provide a skilled workforce. And like many growing communities around the nation, Klamath faces a shortage of housing. But Klamath organizations are working together to fix that problem.