New Biosensing Film Can Diagnose Both Viral and Bacterial Infections Cheaply and Without the Need for Traditional Clinical Pathology Laboratory Tests

Researchers at Florida Atlantic University believe this technology could also be used to detect bacteria in food and water and to follow patients’ progress after leaving acute or outpatient care New technology could shift the paradigm in infectious disease testing by clinical laboratories, while also giving hospitals a faster way to identify hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) and monitor patients for infections post-discharge. The diagnostic technology is built into a special “biosensing...

Mobile Apps for Corporate Health Programs Create Great Patient Engagement and Participation

Clinical laboratories have an opportunity to provide medical laboratory test services to employer-sponsored wellness programs Venture capitalists are beginning to pour dollars into mobile apps designed to support corporate health and wellness. For savvy pathologists and clinical laboratory managers, this represents an opportunity to serve a cash-paying market for medical laboratory testing. Another aspect of this trend which may be worth studying by pathologists and clinical laboratory...

Physicians Embrace mHealth Technology, Creating New Opportunities for Clinical Laboratories to Add Value

Mobile health devices can allow physicians to consult with pathologists in real time Mobile-health technology (mHealth) is the hot ticket with physicians. The advent of mobile computing, smartphones, and iPad-types of devices are fueling a strong demand by physicians for mobile apps that can help them receive alerts, stay informed of patient progress, access lab test results, and contact patients. This is a swift-moving trend and clinical laboratory managers will want to develop information...
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