Why Your Lab Should Be Playing the Long Game

Why Your Lab Should Be Playing the Long Game

Contributing Lab Leaders

Brian Jackson

Brian Jackson

Associate Professor of Pathology

University of Utah

Chief Medical Informatics Officer

ARUP Laboratories

What does it mean for a lab to play the long game? Labs must prove their value every day, by helping their customers assess how to use their services most effectively.


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