Author Valerie Neff Newitt

Valerie Neff Newitt
Valerie Neff Newitt

Staff Writer

Molecular Diagnostics Thinkstock/istock

Molecular assays enable accurate detection, yet sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and diseases (STDs) pose a unique problem in…

Education Lab CEUs

With so many options available, a little research can go a long way in helping you make an informed decision. CEU strategies for many lab…

Privacy/Security Biometric Identification

How reading a palm can improve hospital security and efficiency When a new technology purports to boost hospital security while driving increased efficiency at the…

Industry Standards Integrated Care Model

Evidence makes the case for adoption of a new hemophilia guideline. “No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.”…

Information Systems ThinkStock/iStock

Global survey surfaces new information about overuse, resistance and need for faster diagnostics. There’s an old adage, “You can take a horse to water but…

Career Development Medical Camp

Where will the next flank of healthcare workers come from? The answer could be summer camp-with a medical twist. Motivated teenage campers are trading hikes,…

Clinical R&D drone_493934948

Technology takes flight in healthcare, though questions remain to be answered Drones have proven to be stealthy workhorses in the most remote settings. They  have…

Molecular Diagnostics CHILD_GENETICS_135046201

New child-specific test aims to simplify reports and make them more understandable Laboratory professionals understand the tsunami of molecular testing. They’ve been exposed to the…

Microbiology Post-Genomic Microbiology

Sequencing the human genome changed the laboratory world. Today, Culture-OMICs and rapid transition pose to change it again Vol. 24 • Issue 11 • Page…

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