Executive War College On Diagnostics, Clinical Laboratory, and Pathology Management

April 25-26, 2023

Hyatt Regency – New Orleans
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Latest White Papers

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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Latest E-Briefings

Teladoc Reports $13.7B Loss for 2022, Just Two Years after Livongo Acquisition

Loss could indicate an industrywide slowdown in digital health adoption and suggests medical laboratories will want to continue developing a virtual care strategy Only two years after Teladoc Health (NYSE:TDOC) completed acquisition of Livongo, a data-based health...

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US and UK Researchers Simultaneously Develop New Tests to Detect Prostate Cancer

Though still in trials, early results show tests may be more accurate than traditional clinical laboratory tests for detecting prostate cancer Within weeks of each other, different research teams in the US and UK published findings of their respective efforts to...

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Clarapath Acquires Crosscope, Bridging Histology Automation with Digital Pathology

Clarapath is working to automate manual processes in histology while also capturing data to better inform clinical laboratories Looking to provide an end-to-end digital pathology solution, medical robotics maker Clarapath has acquired Crosscope, a medical artificial...

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England’s National Health Service to Offer Widespread Rapid Whole Genome Sequencing for Children and Babies

Research in the UK and US into how rapid WGS can prevent deaths and improve outcomes for kids with rare genetic diseases may lead to more genetic testing based in local clinical laboratories Genetic scientists with the National Health Service (NHS) in England have...

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US News and World Report Ranks Clinical Laboratory Technician 17th Best Healthcare Support Job

High demand for medical laboratory technicians that exists throughout the country motivates some colleges to create training programs to meet this need Clinical laboratory technicians will be interested to learn that US News and World Report (USNWR) recently ranked...

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Cedars-Sinai Researchers Determine Smartphone App Can Assess Stool Form as Well as Gastroenterologists and Better than IBS Patients

Artificial intelligence performs BSS assessments with higher sensitivity and specificity than human diagnosticians In a recent study conducted by scientists at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, researchers evaluated a smartphone application (app) that uses...

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Does Giving a Patient a $75 Gift Card to Send in a Clinical Laboratory Test Specimen Violate Federal Fraud Laws? A Whistleblower Lawsuit Argues ‘Yes!’

Novel scheme by medical laboratory company to induce patients to collect and return their own specimen for testing is central to a federal whistleblower case alleging violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute Handing out gift cards only to patients who return a specimen...

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International Team of Scientists Develop Smart Diaper That Alerts Parents When It Is Soiled and Needs to Be Changed

Not the first smart diaper to come along, but consumers seem unready for diapers that can flag urinary tract infections and other biomarkers usually tested by clinical laboratories Will wonders never cease? For centuries, parents had only their own senses to determine...

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University of Washington Researchers Use Genomic Analysis to Track Shigella Infections as Decreased Cost of Gene Sequencing Aids Public Health Research

Another study in the United Kingdom that also used genomic analysis to understand drug-resistant Shigella produced findings that may be useful for microbiologists and medical laboratory scientists From the onset of an infectious disease outbreak, public health...

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Congress Holds Off on Enabling FDA Regulation of Clinical Laboratory-Developed Tests

Supporters of the VALID Act say lobbying blitz by academic medical centers prevented its passage In 2022, a bill before Congress titled the Verifying Accurate Leading-Edge IVCT Development Act (VALID Act) sought to change the current regulatory scheme for clinical...

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