The Need for Speed: Gearing up for a More Efficient and Productive Molecular Lab

  • Credit:1.0 ACCENT
  • Duration: 60 Minutes
  • Date:FEB.1.2017 1:00 PM - 02:00 PM

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Join AACC and LabLeaders for this webinar to learn how to effectively increase your molecular lab’s efficiency and productivity by moving esoteric testing to the core lab environment.

Dr. John Longshore, Director of the Molecular Pathology Lab at the Carolinas Pathology Group, will discuss strategies and advantages of making this transition, identify and explain the role of key stakeholders to involve in the process, and describe how a 3P design process can lead to improved workflow, faster turnaround times and better patient care.


photograph of john longshore John W. Longshore, Ph.D., FACMG
Director, Molecular Pathology
Carolinas Pathology Group
Carolinas HealthCare System
Charlotte, North Carolina

Learning Objectives

After participating in this webinar, you will be able to:

  • List common barriers to efficiency and productivity in a molecular pathology laboratory.
  • Outline the potential advantages of moving esoteric testing to a core lab environment.
  • Describe how a 3P design process can lead to improved workflow.
  • Explain how staffing to testing demand can improve turnaround time and patient care.

Target Audience

This webinar is intended for laboratory directors and managers; laboratory medicine physicians and pathologists; hospital administrators; and other health care professionals involved in clinical laboratory testing.

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Continuing Education Credit

AACC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 ACCENT® credit hours towards the AACC Clinical Chemist’s Recognition Award. AACC is an approved provider of continuing education (CE) for clinical laboratory scientists licensed in states that require documentation of CE, including California, Florida, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and West Virginia. ACCENT® credit is also recognized by several organizations: AAB, ABCC, ACS, AMT, ASCLS, ASCP, ASM, CAP, IFCC, and NRCC.

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