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Technology

Solving Rare Disease Mysteries with Genomics

Solving Rare Disease Mysteries with Genomics

Solving Rare Disease Mysteries with Genomics

The Solve-RD consortium is striving to improve rare disease diagnostics using genomics
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Innovation Drives a New Era of Clinical Testing

Innovation Drives a New Era of Clinical Testing

Disruptive technologies are changing the way we approach patient diagnostics and treatment
Preview of Infographic: The New Faces of Clinical Diagnostics

Infographic: The New Faces of Clinical Diagnostics

Infographic: The New Faces of Clinical Diagnostics

New testing platforms have the potential to transform clinical diagnostics and treatment

Q & A

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Validating Pharmaceutical Storage Temperatures

Validating Pharmaceutical Storage Temperatures

Monitoring devices and data loggers can validate storage temperatures to ensure the stability and efficacy of drug products
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Innovations in Newborn Screening for Metabolic Disease

Innovations in Newborn Screening for Metabolic Disease

Untargeted clinical metabolomics could provide a new and inexpensive way to screen for metabolic conditions

Management

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Better Approaches to Clinical Education

Better Approaches to Clinical Education

Restructuring the clinical rotation can improve the quality of education your lab provides to students
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The Impact of Burnout on Clinical Lab Staff

The Impact of Burnout on Clinical Lab Staff

Leaders and organizations need to recognize the negative impact of burnout on staff and patients
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Celebrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Lab

Celebrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Lab

Successful DEI committees can help create a more positive and
inclusive work environment

Business

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Investing in a Genetic Counselor Is a Worthwhile Option

Investing in a Genetic Counselor Is a Worthwhile Option

By helping with test selection and prior authorization, genetic counselors can help make genetic testing profitable

Insight

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Can Pharmacogenetic Testing Optimize Pain Management?

Can Pharmacogenetic Testing Optimize Pain Management?

Harnessing the power of pharmacogenomics may make opioid analgesics safer and more effective
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Total Laboratory Automation: What to Consider

Total Laboratory Automation: What to Consider

TLA allows clinical laboratories to streamline their operations, increase capacity, and minimize error

Regulatory

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Improving Safety Compliance through Lab Design

Improving Safety Compliance through Lab Design

Making it easy for staff to comply with lab safety regulations can help improve compliance