ADVANCE has put together a list of the year’s top laboratory content.
10Alphabet Soup: The laboratory identity crisis that can’t be solved with science
Tissue Phenomics: Tissue phenomics is a new term given to the process that begins with tissue datafication and ultimately arrives at knowledge discovery.
8Molecular Diagnostics and Sepsis: Molecular options could overcome the obstacles of diagnosing sepsis.
Final Payment Decisions in Toxicology Codes: PAMA advisory panel vote backs NILA’s proposed revisions to CMS pricing for definitive drug tests.
Payment Rates Under the Microscope: Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) requires reform of the payment system for clinical lab tests.
Interpreting Hematology Values: The lab’s role in interpreting tests has expanded to collaborate more closely with doctors, nurses, patients and family members.
5 Phlebotomy Tips: Compassion and expertise help with phlebotomists with difficult draws.
CMS Says Nurses Can Perform High Complexity Tests: CMS recently published a memo that it sent to CLIA inspectors on how to interpret educational requirements.
The 10 Commandments of Phlebotomy: Blood specimen collection is one of the most underestimated procedures in healthcare.
Interpreting the Complete Blood Count and Differential: Hemoglobin, hematocrit and WBC are just the beginning–don’t overlook erythrocytes, leukocytes and thrombocytes for important assessment data.