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  • More Than Just a Number

    To work in the clinical laboratory profession is to be someone that upholds the highest standards of quality and patient safety, right? I think the majority of my colleagues would agree with that. Working in our profession, we do have the ability to say honestly that we save lives every day, but there is something about that statement ...
    Posted to New to the Lab (Weblog) on May 2, 2016
  • Consequences of Flint’s Water Crisis, Part 2

    A major challenge facing the Flint community in years to come will be identifying which children are at the highest risk of contamination-related problems and determining all future evidence of injury. This will be critical because, even after lead exposure stops, the effects could last for years—or can even become permanent. Making future ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Discourse: Lab (Weblog) on March 16, 2016
  • Consequences of Flint’s Water Crisis, Part 1

    No one expects having to fear consumption of their local water supply. Yet residents of Flint, Mich., are currently experiencing just that due to the city’s self-induced water crisis. After dangerous amounts of lead were found in Flint’s drinking water, a state of emergency for the area was declared. This water crisis stems from the city ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Discourse: Lab (Weblog) on February 17, 2016
  • A Trip Down Memory Lane

    There’s a scene in the 60s-era AMC series “Mad Men” that involves a pregnant woman smoking and drinking while her friend’s child runs around with a dry cleaning bag over her head. All of this happens in the space of about a minute, and there are so many things done wrong during that time that, by today’s standards, you can’t help but wonder ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Discourse: Lab (Weblog) on May 10, 2013
  • Preventing HAIs

    Editor's note: This blog was written by Kerri Hatt, managing editor/web editor for ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboratory. According to a survey released by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) and the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), greater collaboration between lab professionals and ...
    Posted to Boardroom Buzz (Weblog) on May 10, 2012
  • Top Tweets of the Week (1.6.12)

    What’s hot in the Twitterverse this week? Here’s a list of tweets just for you. Be sure to follow Executive Insight by going to @ExecInsight!   @Kari_On Now reading: It Costs More, But Is It Worth More? http://nyti.ms/w2Q147   @hrana Opinion: ''There’s a disconnect between public and pols on Social Security, Medicare'' by Max ...
    Posted to Boardroom Buzz (Weblog) on January 6, 2012
  • What Executive Insight Can Do For You

    As a hospital executive, your time is short and your challenges are many. Though there are many news sources available to keep you up-to-date on current events affecting your profession, how many provide the resources and in-depth analysis you need to help solve the issues you face on a daily basis? We get it. That's why we launched Executive ...
    Posted to Boardroom Buzz (Weblog) on November 1, 2010