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Lab Week: Appreciating clinical laboratory personnel

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, also known as Lab Week, provides us with the opportunity to increase our understanding of and appreciation for clinical laboratory personnel. We celebrate their efforts to provide critical answers for patients every day and drive innovation in the field of medicine.

The laboratory provides crucial answers for patients and health care providers along the entire continuum of care. Lab data can help establish a diagnosis, inform a prognosis, and guide therapy.

At Mayo Clinic Laboratories, we are grateful for the laboratory staff who provide patients here and throughout the world with the necessary answers when they need them most. And it is through our alignment with Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology that our laboratory staff continues to innovate to find new options for the patients we serve.

Thank you to laboratory professionals for their hard work and unwavering commitment to
making a difference in patients’ lives.

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Kevin Ritchart

Kevin Ritchart is a copywriter at Mayo Clinic Laboratories. He joined the company in 2022 and has nearly 10 years of experience writing for healthcare and scientific audiences.