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June 2009 - Posts

Press Start: Lead an Empowered Life as a Clinical Laboratorian

Clothes Make the Man -or Woman!
June 28, 2009 2:54 PM by Glen McDaniel
Yesterday, I accompanied a friend to the doctor to provide moral support and also to "translate". My friend historically has had a very negative experience with the medical establishment and hasn't always had an advocate for her as she navigated the complex Read More...
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Because I Said So
June 20, 2009 3:55 PM by Glen McDaniel
Remember as kids, how your parents would explain a directive with a terse "Because I said so." Or simply "Because!." That response demonstrated a significant imbalance of power between the parent and child. Healthcare providers are familiar with superiors Read More...
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Competition for Joint Commission-Finally!
June 7, 2009 5:27 PM by Glen McDaniel
For years the Joint Commission has been the accreditor of hospitals including all its departments (including laboratories). Although many are not aware of it, even hospital laboratories accredited by CAP (College of American Pathologists) are also reviewed Read More...
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