Category: Miscellaneous

To Trim Fat, Trim the Menu

A new study shows that physicians order the greatest number of diagnostic procedures when electronic medical systems prepopulate lab test selections for them. The results suggest that cost savings may lie in eliminating the power of suggestion.

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Allow Me to Introduce Myself . . .

My name is Steve Halasey, and I’m pleased to be the incoming editor for a team that is committed to improving healthcare–starting with clinical diagnostics. Your input will help CLP to continue its tradition of serving the laboratory community.

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Assay in Development Could Crack Candida

The T2Candida assay from T2 Biosystems detects 5 species of the sepsis-causing pathogen in about 3 hours. The T2HemoStat test aggregates key hematologic factors, offering results in about 15 minutes for critical medical decision-making.

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