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In Celebration of Medical Laboratory Professionals Week
April 19, 2014 2:16 PM by Glen McDaniel
So, it’s that time of year again. This week we turn our attention to celebrating medical laboratorians. It is the one week out of the year when we highlight the very important role played by those of us who practice in the laboratory. Although the information Read More...
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ASCLS and CLMA Talks Break Down Luckily
October 13, 2012 2:12 PM by Glen McDaniel
I recently learned that the merger talks between two laboratory organizations ASCLS and CLMA have broken down. Now it might surprise you that as a long time, avid advocate of professional unification, I was not really devastated by this news. Here's some Read More...
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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...
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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...
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ASCLS Annual Meeting
July 15, 2012 8:58 PM by Glen McDaniel
I am in the process of packing to attend the ASCLS Annual Meeting 2012 in Los Angeles, Tuesday through Saturday, July 17 to 21. I am exciting because I will be an attendee as well as a presenter. As in recent years, ASCLS is joining with AACC to mount Read More...
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Is There a Doctor in the House?
June 28, 2012 9:45 PM by Glen McDaniel
Professions periodically assess themselves in terms of their status, how they are perceived, the services they offer, and the value they bring to the public. Outside of healthcare this often translates to a simple name change. For example the legal profession Read More...
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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...
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All In a Day's Work at ASCLS 2011
July 27, 2011 10:30 PM by Glen McDaniel
It might have been sweltering hot outside, but deep inside the Omni hotel and Georgia World Congress Center, laboratorians attending ASCLS 2011 were comfortable, calm and collected as they were treated to variety of offerings, The day started at 8:00 Read More...
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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...
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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...
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ASCLS Seeks Proposals for 2012 Meeting
July 23, 2011 12:17 AM by Glen McDaniel
The ASCLS annual meeting will be held next week (July 26-30) in Atlanta and by all accounts promises to be the best in years. Those in the know predict the more than 45 carefully selected scientific sessions will surpass expectations. The meeting has Read More...
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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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