Understanding Laboratory Regulations


Leveraging the Laboratory

In this episode of Mayo Clinic Laboratories’ “Leveraging the Laboratory” podcast, host Jane Hermansen, outreach manager at Mayo Clinic Laboratories, talks with Shannon Bennett, director of regulatory affairs for the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic. They discuss the complex and changing environment of laboratory industry regulations.

Specific topics of discussion include:

  • Rules around remote work for pathologists.
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposed rule on laboratory-developed tests and how those changes might impact laboratories.
  • Updates on reimbursement legislation, including the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) and the Saving Access to Laboratory Services Act (SALSA).
  • What lab professionals can do to make sure their voices are heard on regulatory issues.

Podcast episode

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Podcast episode in video format

A Mayo Clinic podcast for administrators, outreach managers, and laboratory professionals hosted by Jane Hermansen, outreach manager at Mayo Clinic Laboratories, on how to best leverage and optimize the laboratory for patients, clients, and staff. Note: Podcasts will not play back on Internet Explorer. Please use an alternative web browser or listen from your mobile device on a preferred listening app.

Luci Gens (@lucigens)

Luci Gens

Luci Gens is a senior marketing specialist at Mayo Clinic Laboratories. She joined Mayo Clinic in 2022 and has over ten years of experience in hospital-based marketing and communications.