Redcliffe Labs plans to hire over 1,000 persons in next six months
Currently with over 1,200 employees serving in 30 cities and processing 1 lakh tests daily, Redcliffe Labs aims to build a 100-lab network, 5,000 collection centers and 5,000 phlebotomists field team for digital business and to serve 50,000 homes every day. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - December 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sprinter Health scores $33M for its in-home lab service
Sprinter sends nurses and phlebotomists into the home to collect for lab tests, do vitals checks and test for COVID-19. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

'Our own full-fledged training center': Two startup founders aim to make a dent in the health care worker shortage
There is a workforce shortage right now in all areas of the medical industry, and a new Albany startup is working to address the problem. The medical certification training center has already made a small difference in the Capital Region, and the two founders have big plans for the future of their startup. LaQuetta Alexander-Ellis and Odaysia Burton-Garland founded the Hearts and Mind Training Center in early 2020. It's since trai ned more than 100 students in phlebotomy and EKG. The startup is… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 12, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Justin Dawes Source Type: news

'Our own full-fledged training center': Two startup founders aim to make a dent in the health care worker shortage
There is a workforce shortage right now in all areas of the medical industry, and a new Albany startup is working to address the problem. The medical certification training center has already made a small difference in the Capital Region, and the two founders have big plans for the future of their startup. LaQuetta Alexander-Ellis and Odaysia Burton-Garland founded the Hearts and Mind Training Center in early 2020. It's since trai ned more than 100 students in phlebotomy and EKG. The startup is… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 12, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Justin Dawes Source Type: news

Black History Month: health workers making history now
In the last two years, thousands of Black UNISON health workers risked their lives to save others, despite the statistical reality that they themselves were at higher risk of dying from COVID-19. In the NHS only 1.3% of staff in the most senior bands are Black and the majority of Black staff in the NHS are in non-medical roles. UNISON heard from Black members on what there is to celebrate, and what needs to change. ‘I can count on one hand over the course of my career how many Black matrons I’ve met’ Yasma Osman is a 62-year old nurse based in Manchester who has over 45 years experience in the NHS: “Pre-COVID, I w...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 5, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article Black history month race for equality Source Type: news

Health Care Hero: Dayton phlebotomist Amanda DeVaughn is a favorite among patients
CompuNet Clinical Laboratories' Amanda DeVaughn is a phlebotomist favorite among patients. She is a 2021 Health Care Hero. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 22, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Hannah Poturalski Source Type: news

Health Care Hero: Dayton phlebotomist Amanda DeVaughn is a favorite among patients
CompuNet Clinical Laboratories' Amanda DeVaughn is a phlebotomist favorite among patients. She is a 2021 Health Care Hero. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 22, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Hannah Poturalski Source Type: news

SoCal at-home medical labs company launches no East Coast
The Santa Monica-based company sends phlebotomists into the homes of patients who need to give blood samples for lab testing. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 29, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

SoCal at-home medical labs company launches no East Coast
The Santa Monica-based company sends phlebotomists into the homes of patients who need to give blood samples for lab testing. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Quiz: People Over 50 in the Workforce Challenge
Which of the following is not one of the fastest-growing occupations, based on projections for 2024?\n", "explanation": "According to projections from the BLS, phlebotomists, who are health ca... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - April 29, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

California-based Getlabs picks Philadelphia for East Coast launch, passes the 'grandmother test'
The company sends phlebotomists into the homes of patients who need to give blood samples for lab testing. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 29, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Are There Developmental Changes in Platelet Function for Children?
Discussion While most people realize that each stage of a child’s life is different, there are some areas that people do not realize are different. For example, there are many laboratory values which are different based on the age because there are developmental changes. Within the hematopoietic system there are many developmental changes that are common such as hemoglobin and hematocrit. Others are less well known such as children have quantitatively less fibrinogen, but the activity is the same as adult fibrinogen. Platelets are an important part of both the primary and secondary hemostasis processes. They develop ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 26, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis Use Microneedle Patch with Fluorescent Nanolabels to Detect Biomarkers in Skin ’s Interstitial Fluid
Painless technology could one day replace some phlebotomy blood draws as the go-to specimen-collection method for clinical laboratory testing and health monitoring Clinical laboratories have long sought a non-invasive way to do useful medical laboratory testing without the need for either a venipuncture or a needle stick. Now engineers at the McKelvey School of Engineering […] The post Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis Use Microneedle Patch with Fluorescent Nanolabels to Detect Biomarkers in Skin’s Interstitial Fluid appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - March 3, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Digital Pathology Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operations 7SBio an Source Type: news

The Ambulance Science Podcast: Make Up Your Own Mind About the Vaccine
Get every episode of The Ambulance Science Podcast by subscribing to Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts. Where I’m coming from (compared to most of my colleagues): Master’s in Public Health with a concentration in Health Policy from Yale Medical School.FT Faculty at GWU School of Medicine & Southern Connecticut State University MPH Program, and long-time adjunct faculty at NYMC MPH program in Health Policy.Assistant Commissioner of Health at the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene during the first SARS outbreak.Served as State EMS Director, Consultant to Public Health ...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 14, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Podcasts Ambulance Science Source Type: news

Recommendations for maintaining endocrine services during COVID-19
We believe that it is paramount that we continue providing specialty endocrine services in current and future COVID-19 waves for our patients’ safety.The Future of Endocrinology working group have compiledCOVID-19 second wave planning recommendations, so that they may be considered for local implementation.Key recommendations:Endocrine departmental capacity should be left at a minimum of 25% - higher wherever possible.Clearly defined roles for specific team members, including nurses, shielding colleagues and registrars.Maintaining speciality training for endocrine trainees.Integrating working between primary, sec...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 4, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news