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Latest White Papers

Best Practices in Molecular Assay Validation for Laboratory-Developed Tests

This comprehensive white paper is designed to be your go-to guide, providing invaluable insights into critical success factors and essential functions crucial for maintaining compliance and delivering reliable results. Tailored for clinical molecular laboratory staff, this resource delves into the tangible aspects of compliant method validation, offering practical strategies for proving the accuracy and efficacy of laboratory-developed tests (LDTs).

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Point of Care Testing for Infectious Diseases: Navigating CLIA Compliance and Ensuring Quality

This white paper serves as a practical guide to enhance the understanding of the POCT team regarding critical success factors and essential functions needed to sustain compliance and produce reliable results. It focuses on the tangible aspects of good laboratory practice and regulatory compliance in routine and urgent patient care settings. This resource will be particularly beneficial to nursing and other clinical staff involved in patient testing.

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The Case of the Missing Mole: When costly Lost or Missing Laboratory Test Samples Instigate Courier Management Redesign

Incidents of lost or missing laboratory test samples carry heavy consequences. Yet, many laboratories find that accountability, reconciliation, and tracking persist as issues. This white paper will be useful for laboratory directors, lab managers, courier managers, logistics managers, and outreach managers—whether in hospital-based laboratories or independent medical laboratories working as outreach labs—who employ and manage couriers in-house.

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FDA Grants Marketing Authorization to First Ever AI-Powered SaMD Diagnostic Tool for Sepsis That Shares Patient’s Risk within 24 Hours and Works with EHRs

Infection control teams and clinical laboratory managers may want to look at this new product designed to improve the diagnosis and treatment of sepsis Accurate and fast diagnosis of sepsis for patients arriving in emergency departments is the goal of a new product...

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University College London Study Shows Direct-to-Consumer DNA Tests Not Reliable in Assessing Disease Risk

Regulatory agencies in UK and US have yet to address dangers inherent in customer misunderstanding of DTC medical laboratory genetic test results Direct-to-consumer (DTC) medical laboratory genetic tests are gaining popularity across the globe. But recent research out...

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Harvard and Google Scientists Studying Connectomics Create Massive Highly Detailed 3D Nanoscale Model of Human Neural Tissue

Ten year collaboration between Google and Harvard may lead to a deeper understanding of the brain and new clinical laboratory diagnostics With all our anatomic pathology and clinical laboratory science, we still do not know that much about the structure of the brain....

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Johns Hopkins Research Team Uses Machine Learning on DNA “Dark Matter” in Blood to Identify Cancer

Findings could lead to new biomarkers clinical laboratories would use for identifying cancer in patients and monitoring treatments As DNA “dark matter” (the DNA sequences between genes) continues to be studied, researchers are learning that so-called “junk DNA”...

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University of Ghent Belgium Research Team Finds Stool Transplants Improve Motor Symptoms in Early-stage Parkinson’s Disease Patients

Findings could lead to clinical laboratory tests that help physicians identify microbes lacking in the microbiomes of their Parkinson patients Microbiologists and clinical laboratory scientists know that gut microbiome can be involved in the development of Parkinson’s...

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Patient Rights Group Says Too Many Hospitals Are Not Complying with CMS Price Transparency Rules

Only about a third of the hospitals surveyed are in full compliance with giving public access to prices, the watchdog group contends, but the AHA disputes its methodology It’s been almost four years since the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) enacted...

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Clinical Trial Shows New Laboratory Developed Blood Test 83% Effective at Detecting Colorectal Cancer

Accurate blood-based clinical laboratory testing for cancer promises to encourage more people to undergo early screening for deadly diseases One holy grail in diagnostics is to develop less-invasive specimen types when screening or testing for different cancers. This...

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New Zealand Blood Service Workers and Junior Doctors Hit the Picket Line Once Again to Fight against Pay Disparities and Poor Working Conditions

As before, the ongoing strikes continue to cause delays in critical clinical laboratory blood testing and surgical procedures After seven months of failed negotiations, New Zealand’s blood workers, clinical laboratory technicians, and medical scientists, are once...

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UK’s National Health Service Tests AI Tool That Can Spot Cancer in Mammograms Missed by Doctors

This AI platform has the potential to also reduce workload of radiologists, but also of anatomic pathologists and oncologists allowing them to be more productive When the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) recently tested an artificial intelligence (AI) platform’s...

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Ex-Theranos Founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes Reduced Her Prison Sentence by Nearly Two Years

Good behavior in federal prison by the disgraced founder of the now-defunct clinical laboratory company earned her the reduction in her original sentence of 11 years Elizabeth Holmes, founder of failed clinical laboratory blood analysis company Theranos, continues to...

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