Mayo Clinic Laboratories combines Live presentations featuring Q&A with the subject-matter experts that reflect changes in testing, new test development, continual improvement, phlebotomy, or other related topics.
This Specialty Testing webinar will discuss the spectrum of autoimmune movement disorders and explore diagnosis and treatment.
Presentation Recording Coming SoonPACE / State of CA / State of FLThis “Phlebotomy Webinar” will discuss real-world examples of patient behavior deemed unsafe and/or disrespectful and best practices for resolution.
PACE / State of CA / State of FLPhlebotomy and specimen collection services are on the forefront of patient diagnosis. However, more often than not, they are over shadowed by testing laboratories because they deliver the final test results. The focus of this webinar is to highlight key operational metrics that will help you run a successful phlebotomy laboratory service.
This "Specialty Testing" webinar describes a new serum test for bile acid malabsorption. Descriptions illustrate how the test can be used as a screening test and as a tool for therapeutic action.
PACE / State of CA / State of FLThis Continual Improvement webinar will focus on a data driven and systematic approach to understand demand, identify idle time, and optimize work schedules. We will examine the different variations that exist when performing staffing to workload analysis. Case studies will be utilized to generate ideas.
PACE / State of CA / State of FLHave you ever wondered how we came from bloodletting and leeches to present day phlebotomy? This presentation is going to walk you through the history and what has led us to some of the advancements in the field of phlebotomy including safety and regulations.
PACE / State of CA / State of FLThis “phlebotomy webinar” will address the evidence behind blood diversion as a mechanism to lower blood culture contamination rates and discuss the experience at Mayo Clinic Rochester with a pilot of one blood diversion device.
PACE / State of CA / State of FLThis “Continual Improvement” webinar will provide an overview of new or changed regulations for 2022, and other regulatory issues that have the potential to affect clinical laboratories. The latter half of the year has been very busy for laboratory-related regulations and legislation, including the potential VALID Act and its impact to laboratory developed tests (LDTs), the SALSA Act which seeks to address reimbursement issues with the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA), and the potential end of the COVID-19 public health emergency.
PACE/State of CA/State of FL - Presentation Recording Coming Soon - This “phlebotomy webinar” will walk learners through the quality improvement methodology and describe PDSA cycle interventions that were implemented in this unit which successfully reduced the amount of canceled labs due to specimen integrity.
PACE / State of CA / State of FL - Presentation Recording Coming Soon - This “Continual Improvement” webinar provides an overview of automating laboratory workflows and its impact on the overall efficiency of testing by speeding up tasks, minimizing waste, reducing reagent usage, and facilitating higher throughput. Optimizing operational efficiency through automation leads to lower running costs, the elimination of errors inherent in manual processes, a reduction in repetitive motion injuries, and improved accuracy and reliability of data.
Presentation Recording Coming Soon - PACE/State of CA/State of FL - This “Continual Improvement webinar” will provide an overview of Mayo Clinic Laboratories (MCL) approach to the pursuit of operational excellence utilizing lean principles. This will include why this approach has been adopted, provide some background on the lean improvement framework, and how the organization will be impacted as the strategy evolves.
PACE/State of CA/State of FL - This “phlebotomy webinar” will provide basic information on blood compatibility, the consequences of incompatibility and the recognition of an acute hemolytic transfusion reaction.