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Point-of-care testing is the next step for respiratory infections

Dec. 18, 2023
After years of centralization in the clinical testing realm, the field is in the midst of a shift toward decentralization. This trend supports the goals of diagnostic stewardship...
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Preparing point-of-care testing for the long journey

Dec. 21, 2022
Driving a motor vehicle involves real-time inputs of road conditions and hazards. The same is true in healthcare: medical professionals need real-time inputs to guide decisions...
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EKF launches middleware connectivity solution for POC analyzers and data management

June 13, 2022
EKF Diagnostics announced the launch of its new EKF Link digital connectivity solution for the secure management of point-of-care (POC) analyzers and associated data on one centralized...
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Integrate your point-of-care testing for gains in cost savings, staff productivity, & patient care

Point-of-care (POC) testing, in the appropriate patient care scenarios, provides significant benefits to patient care. The biggest advantage to POC testing is that by providing...
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Molecular and point-of-care experience helps overcome lab challenges

May 18, 2022
What made you decide to pursue a career in medicine? Both my parents were physicians. My father, who is 85 years old, still practices medicine. Both my parents had a passion for...
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Biden Administration launches Test to Treat

March 9, 2022
The Biden Administration is launching a nationwide Test to Treat Initiative, so Americans can rapidly access COVID-19 treatments, according to a news release from the Department...
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White House issues RFI for more COVID-19 tests

Feb. 17, 2022
The Biden Administration issued a formal request for information from diagnostic assay manufacturers for more tests.The goal is to ensure access to testing capacity even if demand...
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FDA warns against using rapid test from E25 Bio

Feb. 9, 2022
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety communication to tell people not to use the E25Bio COVID-19 Direct Antigen Rapid Test, a product that may have been...
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Utah temporarily pauses use of on-site rapid tests

Feb. 9, 2022
The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) temporarily paused the use of on-site rapid antigen tests at all state-operated testing sites beginning Monday, February 7. Instead, these...
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BD and Return Safe collaborate on COVID-19 testing solution

Feb. 8, 2022
BD (Becton, Dickinson, and Company) is collaborating with ReturnSafe to integrate the BD Veritor At-Home COVID-19 Test directly within the ReturnSafe testing management platform...
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Many Americans have tested positive for COVID-19, including those using at-home test

Jan. 31, 2022
Nearly one-quarter of adults (23%) have tested positive for COVID-19 during the pandemic, including 8% who say they’ve tested positive in the past month, according to the latest...

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