August 2023

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Right patient, right test, and lab efficiency

July 13, 2023
As the healthcare sector faces a critical shortage of medical laboratory professionals, do we need a better way to analyze and visualize laboratory operational metrics (including...
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Molecular syndromic testing: Will panels improve care?

July 13, 2023
The number of infectious disease syndromes commonly seen in primary care, urgent care, and emergency departments in the United States is staggering. Acute respiratory illnesses...
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Infectious Disease

State of the Industry: Disease Management

July 13, 2023
The 2023 Medical Laboratory Observer (MLO) State of the Industry (SOI) survey on Disease Management focused on testing for respiratory infections and sexually transmitted infections...
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Artificial Intelligence

AI in the clinical laboratory: Fact or science fiction?

July 13, 2023
What is AI and ML?In the realm of computer science, artificial intelligence (AI) focuses on developing machines that mimic human intelligence to perform intricate and complex ...

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Specimen Collection

Prioritizing safety in phlebotomy: An overview of best practices

Safety is an important concern for both patients and phlebotomists (and other healthcare providers who perform blood draws). Many avoidable errors that pose significant risks ...
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Dear API Abby

The American Proficiency Institute (API), a global leader in proficiency testing programs, is dedicated to improving the accuracy and efficiency of clinical laboratory testing...
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Continuing Education

Applying laboratory quality principles to real world point-of-care testing systems

To take the test online go HERE. For more information, visit the Continuing Education tab. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this article, the reader will be able to: 1. ...
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Are we there yet?

July 13, 2023
I am comfortable around technology, but I wouldn’t consider myself a techie. I rarely use Siri on my phone. I can never remember which buttons are supposed to be pushed on the...