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Lab Expertise Helps Patients Breathe Easier

When a hospital’s clinicians misinterpret the results of a lab test, this leads to several patients being denied lung transplants. Can a lab director clear up the confusion and help these patients get the lifesaving operations they need?

Tiffany Roberts, PhD, DABCC, DABHI
HLA Laboratory Director, Jewish Hospital
Louisville, KY

Dr. Robert’s passion lies in directly impacting patient care and her interests focus on patient safety, multi-disciplinary care teams, and laboratory quality assurance. In her current role she determines histocompatibility, which ensures a correct match for patients receiving heart, lung, kidney, pancreas, and hand transplants.

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