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Executive Health Management

Top Tips for Successful Lab Management

2017 05 Sep

A research lab is where big discoveries are made. Like a business entity, a laboratory can be successful and achieve its goals if it's managed well. Lab-management skills, while used every day by scientists, are not directly taught to young scientists. Rather, they are learned secondhand.Management skills are important for science careers of all types.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Analytica 2016

2016 04 May

ANALYTICA 2016, 25th International Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology, Analysis, Biotechnology and Analytica Conference is starting on 10 May, 2016 and ending on 13 May, 2016.The Trade Show, Fair and Exhibition location is Messe Munich International.You will find the opportunity to discover the latest advances in Science, Chemistry, Medical, Public,... Read more

IT Management

Europe's Growing Need for Lab Data Management Solutions

2015 29 Jun

Investments in cloud-based laboratory information management systems (LIMS) are part of Europe’s eHealth strategy. Specifically, increasing demand for genetic and molecular testing data management solutions will drive growth in Europe's LIMS market, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan. Market revenues are estimated to reach $394.1 million... Read more

Executive Health Management

Novel laboratory Aims to Improve Population Health, Prepare Transformational Leaders

2015 11 Jun

The Indiana University Center for Health Innovation and Implementation Science has developed a novel laboratory that employs the tools of implementation science to improve population health, lower costs of delivery and developing transformational leaders in healthcare. A paper on the laboratory has been published in Zeitschrift für Evidenz, Fortbildung... Read more

ICU Management

Sleep Loss Hinders Decision-Making in High-Risk Situations

2015 12 May

Results of a new study, reported in the journal Sleep, provide a new understanding of how sleep deprivation can lead doctors, first responders, military personnel and others in a crisis situation to make catastrophic decisions. For the first time, researchers at Washington State University created a laboratory experiment that simulates how sleep loss... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hazards of Working in Interventional Labs

2015 26 Feb

A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology shows that frequent use of lead aprons to protect medical professionals in the interventional lab and radiology departments from radiation exposure is associated with increased musculoskeletal pain. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester (MN, USA) surveyed employees to determine... Read more

Lab Management

#ArabHealth 2015: Future Proofing the Lab

2015 06 Feb

In one of the sessions at Arab Health, quality expert Dr. Nashat Nafouri, Executive Officer, Saudi Quality Council spoke about how, in an era of digital natives and proactive consumers seeking quality at the right price, it is imperative to future proof the lab. According to Dr. Nafouri, lab directors are excellent at the science but need to step up... Read more

Lab Management

New Method Detects Antibiotic Resistance Fast

2014 27 Nov

A new method developed by Swedish researchers can rapidly identify which bacteria are causing an infection and detect whether they are resistant or sensitive to antibiotics. Results of the study have been published in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology."Clinical use of the method would mean that the right antibiotic treatment could be started straightaway,... Read more

ICU Management

ICU-Customised Lab Value Ranges Reduce False Positive Alerts

2014 29 Sep

Early detection and response to abnormal laboratory values is crucial in critical care. However, traditional electronic medical record (EMR) interfaces mark laboratory tests as abnormal based on standard reference ranges derived from healthy, middle-aged adults. This yields many false positive alerts with subsequent alert-fatigue when applied to complex... Read more

Lab Management

Aptio Automation Solution Improves Workflow at Major CUH Hospital

2014 25 Sep

Addenbrooke’s Hospital, part of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH), has recently installed the Aptio™ Automation solution from Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics. It is providing a fully automated process for analysing all core chemistry and immunoassay work, with the intention of completing the full blood sciences track with the... Read more