A Small Innovation Fixes a Big Problem for Babies


Pneumatic tube video clips courtesy of Dr. Joe El-Khoury, Yale-New Haven Health

Sick babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit are being subjected to multiple blood draws because of an unidentified issue with the blood sample collection process. A cross-departmental team bands together to solve the problem and prevent further stress on these infants’ health.

Joe El-Khoury, PhD, DABCC, FAACC
Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine at Yale University
Co-Director of the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory, Yale-New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT

Dr. El-Khoury is focused on developing bioanalytical methods for clinical applications and clinical trials research.

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