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PT/INR Testing: Calibration, Correlation, Concordance
Marcia L. Zucker, Ph.D., ZIVD, LLC, discusses why INR monitoring falls short of true standardization.
The Benefits of a Third-Party Consultant to a Lab Consolidation
Consolidation presents an extraordinary opportunity to streamline testing. See how a consultant can become an extension of your team to help you strategically align with your C-suite.
Optimizing Microbiology Lab Operations in the Era of PAMA
Dr. Glenn George, D.Sc., FACSc, MLS (ASCP)CM provides valuable information about PAMA, its intended purpose, and the specific implications for the microbiology lab.
Take Execution Off the Critical Path
When it comes to consolidation, failure is not an option. So how do you ensure success when your staff is already stretched thin? Jeff Myers talks about how to ensure proper execution of your plan.
The Hidden Value of Laboratory Medicine: How to Leverage Laboratory Stewardship to Your Advantage
Jeffrey P. Pearson, MD, shares the tenets of effective laboratory stewardship.
Procalcitonin Testing and Molecular Pathogen Detection: A Value Model
Nam K. Tran, PhD, FACB, shows what it takes to design and implement a successful antimicrobial stewardship program in an acute care hospital setting.
Tough Love: How Actively Managing Your Customers Can Make Them (and You) Happier
Dr. Brian R. Jackson shares examples from other industries that help illustrate how a tough-love approach can help you earn and build better doctor relationships.
Implementing Total Laboratory Automation: The Difficulties and Rewards
Lt. Col. David Sartori, PhD, shares his journey and experiences with you regarding the implementation of a total laboratory automation project.
Increasing STI Screening Coverage by Focusing on the End Users: Clinicians and Patients
Understand the critical need to provide STI services in the context of HIV care and prevention by elevating the laboratory to change the clinical paradigm and reduce stigma through education.
Influenza Testing - Impact of New Testing and New Testing Options
Glen T. Hansen, PhD, FCCM, D(ABMM), Ann Cox, MT (ASCP) and Kendra Schmidt, BS, MT(ASCP) discuss the epidemiology of influenza and the clinical challenges of assessing actual influenza patients.
Automating Anatomic Pathology
J. Mark Tuthill, MD, Division of Pathology Informatics, Henry Ford Hospital, presents the experiences at Henry Ford Health System that have allowed them to automate and streamline workflow processes
Listen and Learn Campaign: A Process Improvement Initiative
Evelyn Graham shares insights on how to initiate and maximize the full value of a Listen and Learn campaign
Medicare’s PAMA-Based CLFS Payment Impact: Strategies to Protect Your Lab’s Revenue
Develop a better understanding of the impact of Medicare’s PAMA-based CLFS payment system on your lab
Facts Are Friendly: Enable the Transition from Volume to Value Using Data
Jane A. Dickerson, Ph.D., D.A.B.C.C, and Patrick C. Mathias, M.D., Ph.D., show you how using data to enable a transition from volume to value in your laboratory can make an impact.
Managing Tough Conversations: Positive Proactive Solutions
Karen Hough highlights a simple 3-step process for dealing with the most difficult, and often most important, conversations.
Developing a Task Force When Making Decisions about Point of Care
Bob Kaplanis and Kathleen David share best practices for tackling important decisions that require the join
What Is Your Lab's Cost of Poor Quality?
Jennifer Dawson discusses the concept of Cost of Poor Quality and its components.
Moving from Clinical Expert to a Strategic Facilitator
This fast-moving, engaging and interactive webinar explores employee engagement, serving leadership and ways to grow your leadership toolkit.
The Value of Clinical Pathology in Family Practice
Graham Segal, M.D., explores the complexities and challenges of the field of Laboratory Medicine.
Go with It: Embrace the Unexpected to Drive Change