Study underscores the increasing risks to healthcare professionals
This blog post summarizes a recent study of verbal and physical violence inflicted on emergency department personnel including phlebotomists by patients.
July 27, 2021
Are your samples baking in the summer sun?
Researchers recently found when blood samples for diagnostic laboratory testing are stored in outdoor lockbox, the results may not be valid.
July 19, 2021
Pandemic depletes inventories
June 09, 2021
A 3% contamination rate won't be acceptable much longer
April 23, 2021
Tech startup raises $3 million
April 16, 2021
Those who draw blood samples should recollect underfilled tubes before leaving the patient
April 12, 2021
If you're struggling with high hemolysis rates, help may be on the way
A discussion on a new device that detects hemolysis in blood samples as soon as they are drawn.
March 10, 2021
Applying the "queueing theory" to preanalytics may be your silver bullet
February 26, 2021
Critical reading is... well, critical
January 29, 2021
Patients may soon be collecting their own blood samples for Covid-19 immunity testing
November 06, 2020