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.
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.
PACE/State of CA/State of FL - Presentation Recording Coming Soon - This “Specialty Testing” webinar will discuss the considerations physicians must weigh when evaluating suspected neuropathy patients with special emphasis put on small-fiber neuropathy and the most appropriate laboratory testing related to that phenotype.
PACE/State of CA/State of FL - Presentation recording coming soonThis "Continual Improvement" webinar will provide an overview of the latest hot topics regarding laboratory compliance billing such as PAMA and COVID. The speaker also will review the 7 fundamental elements of a laboratory compliance program, Ordering Documentation Requirements, OIG and CMS Reviews, National and Local Coverage Determination, PLA codes and Gapfilled Fee process.
PACE/State of CA/State of FL - Presentation recording coming soonThis “Phlebotomy Webinar” covers real-life challenging scenarios that arise in the clinical setting. Four unique case studies are presented, and suggestions are discussed on how to help and respond in these situations to support the pediatric patient.
PACE/State of CA/State of FL - This "Continual Improvement" webinar will provide an overview of new regulatory changes and issues that have the potential to affect laboratory operations.
PACE/State of CA/State of FL - This "Phlebotomy Webinar" will enhance the user’s knowledge regarding how the secrets of magicians can be used to reduce patient fear and anxiety associated with hospital and clinic visits. Attendees will be provided with research studies and rationale for using magic tricks and similar techniques to decrease exam length and possibly sedation needed during radiography exams. Visual examples of concepts will be demonstrated to ensure complete understanding. A variety of tools and recommendations will be offered to fit every health care worker’s comfort level. The goal of the presentation is to provide information that will improve the overall patient experience, as well as make the job of the care provider easier and more enjoyable.