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    Automating tissue dissection key to personalized medicine

    Globally, the incidence of cancer continues to rise, with an anticipated 27.5 million new cases occurring each year by 2040. The American Cancer Society estimates that the United...
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    Leading the lab in provider and patient satisfaction

    Nov. 20, 2023
    Salem Health Laboratories recently replaced its laboratory information system (LIS). What improvements in lab operations have you seen as a result?Our new LIS is the lab application...
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    Changes and trends in the 2023 LIS market

    Nov. 20, 2023
    Labs are still navigating post-COVID challenges. With staffing shortages, workflow optimization demands, and artificial intelligence on the rise, choosing the right laboratory...
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    Understanding clinician perspective for a successful point-of-care urine drug screen test implementation

    Though it is known that point-of-care (POC) urine drug screening (UDS) has its limitations, clinicians request POC UDS due to its convenience and cost effectiveness. Common clinical...
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    Data Management

    The power of information: Leveraging data to maximize efficiency and revenue to improve your bottom line

    Nov. 20, 2023
    It is no surprise that accurate payer, patient, and provider data has a direct impact on lab revenue. Currently, many laboratory information systems focus on revenue problems ...

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    Optimizing STI testing with vaginal swab sampling

    Nov. 20, 2023
    Sexually transmitted infection (STI) rates are continuing to increase, especially among young people in their teens and early twenties. From 2020 to 2021, we have seen rates rise...
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    Actionable answers: Targeted multiplex PCR respiratory testing at the point of care

    Nov. 20, 2023
    In the unpredictable post-COVID-19 pandemic era, patient expectations have shifted when it comes to diagnostic testing. Americans are more educated about diagnostic testing than...
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    For bloodstream infection testing, don’t forget the fungal pathogens

    Nov. 20, 2023
    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. ...

    Quality of life in healthcare

    Nov. 20, 2023
    Since “Peace on earth, goodwill to men” is a common sentiment shared in December, I thought it would be befitting to share the need for more peace and goodwill in ...