Hospitals, Clinical Labs, and Pathology Groups Will Soon Adopt Global Location Numbers

GS1 Global Location Numbers are expected to improve supply chain performance There’s a new global healthcare standard that will change how hospitals, clinical laboratories, and pathology groups get supplies from vendors. This standard will be launched as part of the GLN Healthcare Sunrise. It is an example of how the globalization of healthcare is about to take another significant step forward. Pathologists and clinical laboratory managers should take time to learn about GS1 Global Location...

Lab Workers Make “10 Germiest Jobs in America” List

Aptly nicknamed “Dr. Germ,” Charles P. Gerba, Ph.D., a microbiologist at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, has made headlines recently with his list of the “10 Germiest Jobs in America.” Not surprisingly, lab scientist ranks number five. What job does Dr. Germ consider the germiest? Number one on his list was teachers and day care workers. Twice in the past month, network news reporters have interviewed Gerba. In October, NBC News highlighted his list of the...
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