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The World Health Organization revised its guidelines for COVID-19 treatment to include a recommendation that all patients should have access to follow-up care in case of long COVID. However, despite ongoing studies to better evaluate this serious emerging phenomenon, long COVID is not yet fully understood.
Congress is accelerating the push to move healthcare into the digital age using the 21st Century Cures Act, along with other rules that will push lab results—and, in fact, essentially all of a patient’s medical records—to be instantly accessible via apps.

Ask the Expert


A physician with clinical psychiatry expertise breaks down the ways that healthcare professionals, including clinical laboratorians, can identify and cope with compassion fatigue and put an end to the “superhero” myth about what it’s like to work in a hospital.

Bench Matters


As POC devices proliferate, it’s more important than ever to stay ahead of the latest technology for allowing trusted, connected devices that improve management while ensuring safe and reliable test results for patients.

Federal Insider


Industry Playbook


Regulatory Roundup


FDA has granted marketing authorization to the Siemens Healthineers Enhanced Liver Fibrosis test, making it the first prognostic tool for patients with advanced fibrosis due to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis to receive de novo marketing authorization.

Special Supplement


AACC, Abbott, and other leading healthcare organizations have recognized a number of interdisciplinary teams through the UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence program for developing groundbreaking, patient-centered clinical projects. CLN November's Special Supplement highlights five initiatives recognized with distinction or achievement.

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