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5-Part Series

Published Oct 8, 2021

Clinical Informatics

Advancing artificial intelligence pathology and multi-omics data integration is quickly expanding the role of clinical informatics in health care.  Laboratory processes, the quality of the data, and its speed of transmission are critical factors in serving patients and populations. This series will offer clinical leaders insights and practical solutions to bringing the lab and informatics tools together.

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How to Embrace Lab IT Stewardship AI Is Broadening the Impact of Clinical Informatics Biobanking Informatics: The Key to Standardization How Informatics Can Improve Health Care A Growing Need for Informatics Tools in Clinical Diagnostics

Clinical Informatics

Clinical Informatics

Advancing artificial intelligence pathology and multi-omics data integration is quickly expanding the role of clinical informatics in health care.  Laboratory processes, the quality of the data, and its speed of transmission are critical factors in serving patients and populations. This series will offer clinical leaders insights and practical solutions to bringing the lab and informatics tools together.

Advancing artificial intelligence pathology and multi-omics data integration is quickly expanding the role of clinical informatics in health care.  Laboratory processes, the quality of the data, and its speed of transmission are critical factors in serving patients and populations. This series will offer clinical leaders insights and practical solutions to bringing the lab and informatics tools together.

Career Development

Career Development

This series will answer all your questions on how to become a medical laboratory scientist or technician, as well as provide you with the resources to prepare for a successful career, including information on job outlook, salary, duties, education requirements, licenses, and certifications.

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Laboratory Training

Laboratory Training

The clinical laboratory is a busy and dynamic environment where training new and current staff can be challenging when managing a full workload amid a workforce shortage and pandemic. This series will offer insights and practical solutions for some of the key issues that today's clinical lab managers face when training staff.

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Lab Safety

Lab Safety

Laboratories are dangerous places to work, and even in the best prepared laboratories, accidents still occur.  This series will cover lab safety regulations and biosafety best practices,  as well as recommendations on how to prevent laboratory-acquired infections, what to do in specific emergency scenarios, and more.

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Drug Testing

Drug Testing

Regular testing and routine substance abuse monitoring is essential to the successful treatment of many patients, including those affected by the ongoing opioid crisis. This series will explore key considerations for laboratories conducting drug testing.

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Biomarkers

Biomarkers

Biomarkers comes in many shapes and forms, including enzymes, hormones, proteins, and are used at all stages of disease, including for screening, diagnosis, prognosis, and disease monitoring. This series will explore some of the recent advances in established biomarkers, as well as the discovery of new ones. 

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COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Testing

The emergence of new coronavirus variants is placing extra pressure on health systems, epidemiological efforts, and diagnostic teams, including concerns that mutations could interfere with vaccine efficacy and COVID-19 testing.  This series examines key considerations for laboratories conducting COVID-19 testing.

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The Microbiome

The Microbiome

With a complex influence on metabolism and disease, the microbiome is an undeniable part of human health. However, much remains known about the relationships between microbiota and their human hosts. This series will explore ways to harness the human microbiome to diagnose disease and influence human health.

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Functional Proteomics

Functional Proteomics

While many microfluidic platforms require numerous instruments to prep, run, and analyze samples, researchers can now use IsoPlexis’ functional proteomics platform, which automates the laborious multistep process of a traditional workflow into one easy-to-use system. This series explores how IsoPlexis' platform can be used to overcome several challenges in oncology, including drug resistance.

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Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials aim to treat patients while gaining new insights about a given disease, and particularly how patients respond to treatment. This series will explore how advances in trial design, data collection technologies, and virtual clinical trials are helping modern-day trials run more efficiently, even in the face of uncertainties and unique challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Biobanking

Biobanking

The availability of extensive collections of well-annotated patient samples and clinical information is fundamental to the success of personalized medicine and biomarker discovery. This series will explore how modern biobanks are expanding their scope and size to support innovations that will advance our understanding of health and disease.

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Laboratory Leadership

Laboratory Leadership

Clinical lab managers have a lot on their plate. They are responsible for complying with regulations, budgeting and making purchases, managing laboratory staff, implementing quality control, adhering to safety guidelines, and much more. This series will offer insights and practical solutions for some of the key issues that today's clinical lab managers face.

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COVID-19 in Your Lab

COVID-19 in Your Lab

Laboratories will face crucial challenges related to COVID-19 testing in 2021. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, make sure your lab is ready. This series will feature important resources to prepare you and your lab for the coming year.

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