If you're a lab professional visiting a foreign land, you should have no problem finding a common conversation topic. A recent study confirms the challenges you are facing in your lab are likely to be the same in most of the developed world.
In the spring/summer of 2011, a study was conducted involving laboratories in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia to ascertain the challenges medical laboratories were having and what they were doing to find solutions to these challenges. As you might guess, there is one common challenge that dominates the study-particularly for those countries that have a form of a public payment structure.
Learn about the common challenge, as well as benefits and pitfalls of implementing an integrated laboratory network by downloading the feature below.