Clinical Laboratory News 2008: Annual Meeting Dailies

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MONDAY

Is Warfarin Pharmacogenomic Testing Ready for Prime Time?
Today’s Debate to Focus on Implementation Issues
By Deborah Levenson

 

While most experts say warfarin pharmacogenomic testing holds great potential for patient care, they disagree about whether now is the time to implement it widely.

A Global Perspective on Healthcare
Conference Program Puts Spotlight on Needs of Developing World
By Bill Malone

 

The unique challenges of low-resource countries have pushed development of inexpensive technologies that could improve healthcare for many. 

TUESDAY

Clinical Lab Expo Opens Today
Opportunities in China Abound for U.S. Diagnostic Companies
By Matt Quigley

 

The U.S. Commercial Service is stepping up efforts to help companies break into the exploding Chinese IVD market.

Raising Awareness of Clinical Laboratory Science
Today’s Symposium Discusses Strategies to Add Value, Increase Profile
By Phil Kibak

Boosting the image of lab medicine takes on new significance as labs consider the looming shortage of qualified lab professionals.

WEDNESDAY

CPOCT Division Launches Certificate Program
Courses Aim to Provide Useful Skills
By Deborah Levenson

A new online, eight-course program will enhance POC coordinators’ skills and help them manage an increasingly complex job.

AACC Collection Preserves History of Lab Instruments
Devices Show How Technology Has Shaped Blood Analysis
By Phil Kibak

A growing collection of historical instruments has been made possible by the generosity of donors.

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