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Arch Pathol Lab Med (2017) 142 (2): 243–247.
Published: 05 October 2017
... providers. Our laboratory is part of an active laboratory utilization management program, which works to implement best practice testing guidelines. We have a full-time laboratory-based genetic counselor who performs daily genetic test review, and a Laboratory Stewardship Committee that recommends...
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Arch Pathol Lab Med (2014) 139 (2): 194–198.
Published: 23 April 2014
...Scott W. Aesif, MD, PhD; David M. Parenti, MD; Linda Lesky, MD; John F. Keiser, MD, PhD Context Use of reference laboratories for selected laboratory testing (send-out tests) represents a significant source of laboratory costs. As the use of more complex molecular analyses becomes common...
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Arch Pathol Lab Med (2014) 139 (2): 199–203.
Published: 07 May 2014
... of clinicians, is a critical function of the clinical microbiology laboratory. Analysis of processing time in our laboratory revealed opportunities to enhance workflow efficiency. We found that the average time from positive blood culture result to removal of the bottle for processing (positive-to-removal [PR...
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Impact of combining matrix-assisted laser desorption and ionization time-of...
Published: 06 December 2012
Figure 3.   Impact of combining matrix-assisted laser desorption and ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry with antimicrobial stewardship on hospital length of stay after bloodstream infection onset. Kaplan-Meier curves compare time to hospital discharge between preintervention and intervent... More about this image found in Impact of combining matrix-assisted laser desorption and ionization time-of...
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Arch Pathol Lab Med (1999) 123 (4): 296–300.
Published: 01 April 1999
... of patient tissues and consider it their duty to protect the best interests of both the individual patient and the public. The stewardship of slides, blocks, and other materials includes providing, under appropriate circumstances, patient materials for research, education, and quality control. The decision...
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Arch Pathol Lab Med (2019) 144 (1): 29–33.
Published: 26 September 2019
... situation and guide proper treatment. Several factors play a critical role in guaranteeing the accuracy of the culture results, including adequate specimen collection by the surgeon, proper labeling, and timely transport to the laboratory. Objective.— To educate pathologists, surgeons, and other medical...
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Arch Pathol Lab Med (2013) 137 (12): 1845–1881.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Allen TC: Targeted molecular therapy for lung cancer: exuberance reestablished, 747 (Je) Allen TC: US Food and Drug Administration–approved laboratory tests after Caronia, 1543 (No) Allen TC see Cagle PT; Grilley-Olson JE; Hernandez JS; Tochigi N Alley CL, Wang E, Dunphy CH...
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Arch Pathol Lab Med (2015) 139 (3): 307–310.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., their laboratories, and the patients they serve. Beyond new EHR-related regulatory requirements, EHRs fundamentally alter the way clinicians interact with laboratory information, including test order entry and result reviewing. This article is the first in a series of 5 related articles whose goal is to provide...