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Stop the Flu Madness
September 24, 2009 11:43 AM by Glen McDaniel
As we approach the flu season there are lots of questions about influenza testing and horror stories about a looming epidemic or pandemic. Patients are flooding doctors' offices and emergency departments, and clinicians are demanding widescale testing; Read More...
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APHL Asks For Help With HIV Algorithms
September 16, 2009 5:24 PM by Glen McDaniel
Back in 1989, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) issued a firm algorithm for diagnosing HIV; an algorithm that is still in use today as the gold standard. The patient is tested Read More...
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How to Survive a Layoff
September 5, 2009 5:58 PM by Glen McDaniel
We are told that the recession is easing , but there are many people who are still feeling the squeeze. Some economists describe this phase as a "job - less recovery" and even in healthcare, lay offs and downsizing are still occurring. Some employers Read More...
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