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Press Start: Lead an Empowered Life as a Clinical Laboratorian

Labs Have a Role in Fighting Diagnostic Error
November 14, 2015 10:58 AM by Glen McDaniel
In 1999 the Institute of Medicine (IOM) published that seminal report, To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System. We can all recite the much-quoted statistics that medical errors result in between 44,000 and 98,000 deaths in this country each and Read More...
Why Doctors Abuse Lab Tests
September 16, 2012 2:37 PM by Glen McDaniel
One of the most frustrating issues for clinical laboratorians is that clinicians continue to misuse laboratory testing. Laboratory utilization is a hot potato because of increased concerns with cost (to the laboratory and payer), extended length of stay Read More...
Membership Organizations Need to Step up Their Game
August 4, 2012 2:02 PM by Glen McDaniel
I have long advocated active membership in professional organizations. We need a strong unified voice to represent us, whether we are educating the public or speaking to a legislator. I also firmly believe that sitting back and expecting "others" to do Read More...
After the Meeting; Now What?
July 22, 2012 5:13 PM by Glen McDaniel
I just returned from the ASCLS/AACC joint annual meeting in Los Angeles. It was great seeing old friends and colleagues, interacting with peers and getting cutting edge information on the latest scientific and technological advances in medical laboratory Read More...
Expo 2011: Recap of Today's Highlights
July 28, 2011 8:08 PM by Glen McDaniel
The AACC annual meeting wrapped up today with record traffic going through the exhibit hall. At 9 a.m. as exhibitors and poster presenters slipped in through a side door to get set up, a line formed outside the hall as anxious attendees waited to be allowed Read More...
Southern Hospitality Meets Best Practice
July 26, 2011 7:08 PM by Glen McDaniel
The joint ASCLS/AACC meeting in Atlanta is well underway and in full swing as evidenced by all the activity observed today. A walk through the massive exhibit hall at the Georgia World Congress Center is like navigating a small town . There are over 700 Read More...
Keep up With ASCLS and AACC Through Social Media
July 25, 2011 5:18 PM by Glen McDaniel
Most of us, and some more than others, broadcast our every move to friends and family using social networking sites like Facebook. But what's a person to when they want to keep up with their favorite professional organization-or professional colleagues? Read More...
Atlanta: Sleek Modernism, Old Time Charm
July 10, 2011 9:55 PM by Glen McDaniel
The joint annual meeting of ASCLS and AACC comes to Atlanta in just 2 weeks and you don’t want to miss it if you can. The ASCLS meeting runs from July 26-30 while AACC will be from July 24-28. In addition to the exciting speakers and cutting-edge presentations Read More...


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