In the clinical histology laboratory, process improvement always has a common goal: to improve and ensure the safety, quality, and cost-efficiency of the lab. Attend this webcast to acquire essential knowledge about achieving improvements that will make your patients notice.
New products include the BioStack MicroPlate Stacker from BioTek, an electronic reporting module from the College of American Pathologists, and the Purelab Chorus range of customizable water purification systems from Elga Labwater.
Products range from the Iris Diagnostics iQ200 series of urine microscopy systems to Streck’s urinalysis control for IQ.
Sometimes it’s hard to estimate the impact of shifting healthcare policies until providers actually begin putting them into practice. That seems to be the case with two significant shifts in federal policy that are now working their way toward implementation in clinical laboratories throughout the United States.
In the United States, as in most of the Western world, there is an increasing shortage of skilled clinical laboratorians and laboratory floor space. Alverno Clinical Laboratories (PCL Alverno), a leading reference laboratory with over 750 tests, launched an aggressive campaign in 2013 to improve laboratory workflow via a comprehensive approach that focuses on people, processes, and technology.
Industry veteran Martin D. Madaus, DVM, PhD, will be named to the new roles of chairman and CEO of Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics (OCD) when the private equity acquisition of the firm by the Carlyle Group is completed later this year.
A new research collaboration between Insight Genetics and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center includes an exclusive licensing agreement to commercialize a new genetic test to improve treatment selection for breast cancer patients with poor prognosis.
In a recent study of noninvasive prenatal testing using cell-free DNA compared to standard prenatal aneuploidy screening, the noninvasive test significantly reduced the rate of false-positive results for the detection of fetal trisomies 21 and 18.
Query Builder, a database query designer add-on to the LabCollector laboratory information system from AgileBio, enables users to create custom data reports and exports using information already stored in LabCollector.
The epMotion 5075 automated pipetting systems from Eppendorf North America combine accelerated operational speed, new software and hardware features, and an increased number of worktable positions.