Home care company Sprinter Health partners with virtual care provider Firefly Health
Firefly members will have access to Sprinter ' s phlebotomists and nurses for at-home services. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 10, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Study Shows School-Aged Children Can Successfully Swab Themselves for COVID-19 Tests, But Is This Something That Can Help Short-Staffed Medical Laboratories?
Encouraging patients—even children—to be more directly involved in their own medical care may reduce the burden on healthcare workers and might even help those clinical laboratories struggling to hire enough phlebotomists to collect specimens Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have concluded a study which found that school-aged children can successfully use a nasal […] The post Study Shows School-Aged Children Can Successfully Swab Themselves for COVID-19 Tests, But Is This Something That Can Help Short-Staffed Medical Laboratories? appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - October 17, 2022 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Resources Laboratory Testing anatomic pathology clinical laboratory COVID-19 test Dark Daily dark intelligence group Dark Report Emory Univ Source Type: news

Norovirus Triples; Cashing in on Death; Phlebotomist Arrested for Sexual Assault
(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require subscriptions. According to the CDC, cases of norovirus almost tripled during the 2021 to 2022 surveillance period as compared with 2020-2021. As of Thursday, 4.4 million Americans had received... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - September 23, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

When It Comes to Monkeypox Testing, Clinical Laboratories Should Be Aware of Five Significant Developments
There are reports of phlebotomists refusing to draw monkeypox blood samples and social stigma surrounding the disease can affect who gets a medical laboratory test Cases of monkeypox are increasing in the US—14,115 as of Aug. 19, up 1,400 from the prior week—and clinical laboratories around the country are bracing for a potential increase in […] The post When It Comes to Monkeypox Testing, Clinical Laboratories Should Be Aware of Five Significant Developments appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - August 29, 2022 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: International Laboratory News Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Resources Laboratory Testing AIDS anatomic pathology CDC centers for disease control and prevention clinical laboratory Dark Daily dar Source Type: news

Public wants government to deliver an above-inflation wage rise for NHS staff, poll shows
More than half (55%) the public believe that an above-inflation pay rise for NHS staff of more than 9% would be a fair increase, according to a Savanta ComRes poll published today (Monday). The research on behalf of 13 of the UK’s health unions – between them representing around a million NHS staff – shows this compares with just over a quarter (28%) of people who say a below-inflation rise would be fair. Seven in ten (69%) back a wage increase of more than 5%. Almost three in five (58%) UK adults believe health workers would be justified in taking industrial action if the government pay award in England is below ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - July 17, 2022 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release nhs pay Put NHS pay right Source Type: news

Researchers Develop ‘Smart’ Microneedle Adhesive Bandage System for Monitoring Sodium, Glucose, pH, and More
Platform could be next breakthrough in quest for painless technology to replace in-patient phlebotomy blood draws for many clinical laboratory tests In a proof-of-concept study, scientists from Israel and China have developed a “smart” microneedle adhesive bandage that measures and monitors in real time three critical biomarkers that currently require invasive blood draws for medical […] The post Researchers Develop ‘Smart’ Microneedle Adhesive Bandage System for Monitoring Sodium, Glucose, pH, and More appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - May 13, 2022 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Clinical Laboratory Middleware, Informatics, Analytics International Laboratory News Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Precision Medicine Advanced Materials anatomic pathology basic metab Source Type: news

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:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 12, 2021 Category: American Health 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:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 12, 2021 Category: Biotechnology 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:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals 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:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 29, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news