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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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Executive War College 2024 Audio Recordings

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University of Pittsburgh Pathologists Create World Tumor Registry to Assist Medical Professionals in the Identification and Diagnosis of Cancers

As the cancer registry expands it will increasing become more useful to anatomic pathologists, histopathologists, oncologists, and even clinical laboratories Oncologists, histopathologists, anatomic pathologists, and other cancer physicians now have a powerful new...

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NIH Scientists Develop New Clinical Laboratory Assay to Measure Effectiveness of ‘Good’ Cholesterol

Clinical studies show that new ‘cell-free’ test can predict cardiovascular disease risk better than standard HDL cholesterol test Researchers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have developed a diagnostic assay that measures how well high-density lipoprotein...

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Washington University School of Medicine Researchers Find Accelerated Aging May be Contributing to an Increase in Early-onset Cancers among Young People

More research into accelerated aging may lead to new clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology testing biomarkers for early-onset cancer Could accelerated aging be contributing to the rise in early-onset cancer rates among younger individuals? A recent study...

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Measles Cases in the US, Europe, and Other Countries are Increasing, Slowing Progress on Efforts to Eliminate the Disease

Clinical laboratory managers should prepare for an increase in demand for measles testing, especially for children Clinical laboratory managers should be on the alert for new cases of measles. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported a...

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CVS Health is Changing the Way it Prices Prescription Drugs Using a New Cost-Plus Model

New ‘simple’ pricing scheme will provide transparency and value to all stakeholders, says company’s Chief Pharmacy Officer Woonsocket, R.I.-based CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) is planning to scrap what it says is an old-school prescription reimbursement model and turn to a...

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American Cancer Society Annual Report Shows Cervical Cancer Rate Increasing, but Only among 30- to 40-Year-Olds

Lack of regular clinical laboratory screenings in this age group at least partially to blame, researchers say While cervical cancer rates have seen a 50-year decline overall, that trend is shifting among 30- to 40 year-olds who have experienced a near 2% increase from...

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Boston Children’s Hospital Hires a Prompt Engineer to Help the Healthcare Organization Deploy and Use Artificial Intelligence Applications

This may be a new ‘sign of the times’ as hospitals, clinical laboratories, and other healthcare providers working with AI find they also need to hire their own prompt engineers Boston Children’s Hospital last year hired a “prompt engineer” to propel the hospital...

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Wiley Launches Paper Mill Detection Tool after Losing Millions Due to Fraudulent Journal Submissions

Groups representing academic publishers are taking steps to combat paper mills that write the papers and then sell authorship spots Clinical laboratory professionals rely on peer-reviewed research to keep up with the latest findings in pathology, laboratory medicine,...

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Laboratory Leaders at 2024 Annual Executive War College Discuss Critical Challenges Facing Clinical Laboratory and Pathology Managers for 2024 and Beyond

Trifecta of forces at work that will affect the clinical laboratory and pathology industries have been described as a ‘perfect storm’ requiring lab and practice managers to be well informed Digital pathology, artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare, and the perfect...

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