Teaching the Next Generation of Clinical Pathology Laboratory Managers

MLO and The Dark Report award scholarship to Medical Technologist from Uganda During the next five years, experts predict a significant turnover of senior executives and administrators in the nation’s clinical laboratories and pathology groups. One big reason why this will occur is the surge of retirements expected as members of the baby boomer generation turn 65. That makes it ever more important for all medical labs to prepare their next generation of clinical laboratory managers . That is...

Laboratory Transforms Manual Urinalysis with Automation and More

Pre-analytical products, automated systems, and Lean Six Sigma combined to improve outcomes In today’s era of automation and Lean Six Sigma processes in laboratory medicine, the manual urinalysis test may be ready for a major makeover. Such a development would be welcome because, in the typical American hospital, the clinical laboratory performs an average of 120 urinalyses per day. Some clinical laboratory managers consider it counterintuitive that—during a period of automation and...
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