Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a great threat to the health and well-being of humankind. In 2019, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that 2.8 million patients annually are affected by resistant pathogens leading to more than 35,000 deaths.
During the first wave of COVID-19, which paralyzed the world in spring, it was initially thought that effective handwashing and two-meter social distancing would help prevent the highly contagious virus.
In its fourth year, stakeholders in the clinical laboratory community have promoted thought leadership around the Lab Industry at the Project Santa Fe Foundation’s Clinical Lab 2.0 Workshop.
On the third floor of The Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton, Dr. David Bulir is in a constant war to find pieces of plastic roughly the size of a pinky finger: pipette tips.
While some people may have a stronger affinity to learn and practice leadership skills, to say someone is a “natural born leader” is simply not true. In fact, to quote the great football coach Vince Lombardi, “leaders are not born, but are made.”
Cindy Brawley, MT(AMT), MHA, is the US diagnostic product manager at SARSTEDT, Inc. She previously worked as a senior medical technologist, and later as community operations and strategy manager for the outpatient healthcare system at Children’s Healthcare Atlanta.
The healthcare industry's shift toward improved care coordination and value-based reimbursement is putting demands on lab services to become better integrated with the rest of the care team, both within the hospital and across the health network
How integrated data management systems can support diagnostic labs.
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