Final Payment Decisions in Toxicology Codes

PAMA advisory panel vote backs NILA's proposed revisions to CMS pricing for definitive drug tests.

Health Problems in the Public Eye

Do high-profile people have a responsibility to go public with their medical records?

Metastatic Prostate Cancer

New advanced cases of the disease are increasing even as the overall prevalence drops.

Time Management Tips for Healthcare Professionals

Meal and clothing delivery services are among the options to help manage busy lives.

Opinion Poll

Is your hospital offering the nasal vaccine this year?

We want to hear from you in our online poll

Lab Report

September 2016

The monthly feature on this page is a roundup highlighting who is making news in your profession. We hope you will share this with coworkers.


2015 Focus on Education

Rolling, Literally, Into a New Era of Microbiology Testing

With increasing challenges, the microbiology laboratory is playing a significant role in healthcare.


Association News

ASCLS Voice: The Voter Balancing Act

Leadership Outlook

Transparency Culture

Lab Workplace Dynamics

Medical Camp for Teenagers


DeLABerations: Blogs

Check out what our staff and experts are talking about.

Confirmation Bias
By: Scott Warner  |  10/21/2016  |  03:19 PM
Mobile Technology in Critical Value Reporting
By: Irwin Rothenberg  |  10/17/2016  |  11:14 AM
The Power of Listening
By: Scott Warner  |  10/10/2016  |  03:43 PM
New Target for Heart Disease Screening in Middle-Aged Black Women
By: Michael Jones  |  09/30/2016  |  03:59 PM
Charge Reconciliation
By: Scott Warner  |  09/28/2016  |  03:32 PM
Choose a blog GO

Special Editions

ADVANCE 2016 Focus on Education

ADVANCE Focus on Education

A comprehensive resource filled with articles on improving your career through education

ADVANCE for Healthcare Careers

ADVANCE for Healthcare Careers

Resources to help you continue growing in your professional journey.


Get On Board

Turn to our job board for the latest career opportunities for the laboratory medicine community. Save your searches, sign up for job alerts, create a resume, apply in seconds and track your applications.

Salary Survey Results

Salary Part 3

Salary Survey Results: The Complete Series

See how your salary ranks with other laboratory professionals in your position


View the Latest from ADVANCE


Search Jobs




Network with your colleagues on Facebook.


Receive updates and new job postings from ADVANCE for Laboratory.


Follow us to find, pin and share everything on our Lab boards!


Join our group on LinkedIn.


Subscribe to our feed.


Connect with ADVANCE and your colleagues.

Conference Calendar

2016 Laboratory Conference Calendar

2016 Conference Calendar

Plan your educational agenda for 2016 with our comprehensive list of conferences, resources and learning opportunities

ADVANCE Healthcare Shop

ADVANCE Healthcare Shop

$15 Off Your Next $75+ Purchase

We make outfitting every part of your professional life easy.

Shop Now >

ADVANCE Custom Promotions

Spotlight Your Facility

Whether for an event giveaway or facility promotion, check out the latest from ADVANCE!

Visit Site

Salary Center


Salary Results

The 2016 Salary Survey:
Age Data

ADVANCE is pleased to release the first installment of our three-part release of the data collected during the 2016 Laboratory Salary Survey.

Healthcare's Hottest Jobs


Hottest Laboratory Jobs

Top Laboratory Jobs
for October 2016

Stay on top of the latest employment trends, or use these links as inspiration for your job search.


Protecting the Modern-Day Blood Supply

Protecting the Modern-Day Blood Supply

A brand new installment of this monthly series of e-magazines geared towards MLPs.

Digital Edition Archives

E-Magazine Archives

Find past editions with the latest diagnostic advances; professional issues; and laboratory news, tips and trends.


Top National Universities with MLS Programs

Top National Universities with MLS Programs

Based on data from U.S. News and World Report, ADVANCE has compiled a list of the top 10 national universities in the U.S. that feature programs for Clinical Laboratory Science and/or Medical Technology/Technologist majors.

How-to: Become an MLP

How-to: Become an MLP

A look at the process of breaking into clinical laboratory science as a profession.

BSI: Disaster and the Lab

BSI: Disaster and the Lab

A compilation of articles geared towards emergency preparedness in clinical laboratories.

Conference Updates

Conference Updates

Don't forget to register to attend any upcoming conferences related to your specialty.

Efforts In Hemophilia

Efforts In Hemophilia

In honor of Hemophilia Awareness Month, ADVANCE has compiled articles on hemophilia and other blood disorders


Predictive Molecular Diagnostics

Predictive Molecular Diagnostics

Earn CEUs with the latest installment of this for-credit feature

Free Webinars

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

New Insights into Mycoplasma Pneumoniae and its Detection

New Insights into Mycoplasma Pneumoniae and its Detection

Benefits of each diagnostic option currently available and the benefits of molecular testing.

Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 1:00 PM EST

Talking Money

Talking Money

Following the salary survey results, ADVANCE speaks with industry professionals about the state of the industry for MLPs.

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Clinical Utility of Extended HPV Genotyping

Clinical Utility of Extended HPV Genotyping

Reviewing the current related data

Date and Time Coming Soon

BD SurePath Cervical Cytology: The European Experience

BD SurePath Cervical Cytology: The European Experience

Differences in the performance characteristics of the two LBC preservatives

Archive Now Available

Expression Signature in Breast Cancer Associated with Late Onset, Better Prognosis

Expression Signature in Breast Cancer Associated with Late Onset, Better Prognosis

A mutational process observed in over 50% of breast tumors results in hypermutation.

Archive Now Available

Change for the Better: Improving Lab Efficiency and Reimbursement

Workflow processes in the Lab that benefit from an efficient connectivity platform and innovative tools

Archive Now Available

Lactate and PCT

Lactate and PCT

The tale of two important biomarkers in the assessment and management of the septic patient and implications of the new CMS measures

Upcoming & Archived Events

Upcoming and Archived Events

Miss any past events? Want to know what's coming up? View our complete listing of webinars.

Job Opportunities

Celebrate Lab Week

MLPW Resource Center

MLPW Resource Center

Celebrate Medical Laboratory Professionals Week with our various celebration resources!


Back to Top

© 2016 Merion Matters

2900 Horizon Drive, King of Prussia PA 19406