Flood of Different COVID-19 Serology Tests Bad News for Clinical Labs

Flood of Different COVID-19 Serology Tests Bad News for Clinical Labs

Is the flood of different COVID-19 serology tests bad news for clinical labs? Yes and no. Clinical laboratory managers and pathologists are well aware of the big undertaking it can be to select, validate, and implement a new COVID-19 serology test. The tests are brand new and abundant, and accuracy is an issue.  But, a pro of these serology tests is the abundance of testing means an opportunity for financial gains, especially for labs with shelter-in-place orders since early March. ...

Pandemic Tips from Healthcare Professionals

COVID-19 has caused countless issues for labs, hospitals, and healthcare providers. Supply shortages, testing delays, and lack of safety equipment have been a few of the daily issues. This blog will list some pandemic tips from healthcare professionals. Becker's Hospital Review hosted a podcast offering advice from industry leaders on how they're coping. Here are some of the highlights: Lab supply chain Bryan Vaughn, senior vice president of hospital and health services at LabCorp: "At LabCorp, choice of [testing] platform to bring...