In the December issue of CAP TODAY, Mayo Clinic’s Nikola Baumann, Ph.D., and Paula Santrach, M.D., were interviewed to discuss laboratory errors and implementing a process to identify and correct these errors.
Twin Cities Business Journal recently sat down with John Noseworthy, M.D., for “The Interview Issue.” From business topics and industry trends to vacation destinations and beverage of choice, Dr. Noseworthy answered a variety of questions.
KSTP News recently profiled how, with the help of Mayo Clinic’s Fertility Testing Laboratory and In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Laboratory, a Twin Cities couple was able to have a baby—even with significant odds. Watch the video to see their story.
Frank Cockerill, M.D. was recently interviewed by ADVANCE about the upcoming 2013 annual meeting of the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP), Nov. 14-16 at the Phoenix (Ariz.) Convention Center.
The October issue of CAP TODAY features five microbiology laboratory tales about adventures in culturing. Interviewed for the story was Mayo Clinic’s Aaron Tande, M.D., clinical and research fellow in the Mayo Clinic Division of Infectious Diseases. Tande discussed clinical cultures for prosthetic joint infections.
As few as 3 percent of Americans eligible to donate blood do. Fear and anxiety are common reasons why many decline to give. U.S. hospitals are always in need of new donors, so to inspire more people to give blood, Manish Gandhi, M.D., medical director of the Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center, addresses six common blood donation phobias.
In the August 2013 issue of “CAP TODAY,” Devin Oglesbee, Ph.D., was interviewed for the article, “Checklists 2013: newborn screening and MALDI-TOF.” The article discusses a major update to the College of American Pathologists’ clinical biochemical genetics checklist, which, after two years of work, was released on July 29.
At the 2013 American Association of Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting and Expo, Mayo Clinical Chemistry Fellows Maria Willrich, Ph.D., and Jeff Meeusen, Ph.D., took first and second place in the student poster contest and also received three other awards.
Jeffrey Winters, M.D., was presented with the American Society for Aphersis’ (ASFA) Lecturer Award at the ASFA Annual Business Meeting Luncheon on May 24. The Lecturer Award of the American Society for Apheresis is bestowed upon a member of the Society who has consistently contributed to the Society as a speaker, teacher, or mentor.
In the April issue of Clinical Laboratory News, Nikola Baumann, Ph.D., gives expert advice on how to think systematically about maintaining quality laboratory operations when an institution’s IT systems are down. The article, “Mitigating Patient Risk During IT Outages,” includes seven tips to ensure your laboratory is ready when it experiences IT downtime.
Mayo Medical Laboratories and Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology have a commitment to test utilization. Bobbi Pritt, M.D., director of clinical parasitology and virology in the Division of Clinical Microbiology, discussed her challenges with the education of physicians on test utilization in the March issue of CAP TODAY. Read more for a link to the full article.