Mount Sinai Health System Study Finds Use of AI-Enabled Monitoring System Improves Use of Blood During Childbirth

Study suggests AI-enabled technology can help clinical laboratories and hospital blood banks save thousands of dollars annually on expensive blood products Artificial intelligence may prove to be a useful tool in helping hospitals better manage utilization of blood products. That’s one conclusion from a newly-published study done at New York’s Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. If so, this is a technology improvement that would be welcomed by blood bankers and clinical laboratory...

Declining Nationwide Demand for Blood Products Is a Positive Trend for Hospitals and Their Medical Laboratories

Pathologists and blood bankers in many hospitals are finding it easier to manage costs because, for a variety of reasons, utilization of blood and blood products has declined in recent years Demand for blood products is declining across the nation. This is a positive trend for pathologists and clinical laboratory professionals who manage blood banks in hospitals and health systems throughout the United States. In recent decades, blood banks regularly worried about blood shortages, particularly...

50 Years of Service in Clinical Laboratories Celebrating the Careers of Two Medical Technologists

In Connecticut and California, there are two medical technologists who have each put in 50 years on the job in their respective hospital laboratories On opposite coasts of the United States, two medical technologists (MT) were each recognized by local newspapers for more than 50 years of service in clinical laboratories in their respective communities! As members of what is often called the “Greatest Generation”, these two long-serving med techs have much to teach the three younger generations...
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