Clinical Laboratory Management

Editors: Lynne S. Garcia1, Vickie S. Baselski, M. Desmond Burke, Dale A. Schwab, David L. Sewell, John C. H. Steele, Alice S. Weissfeld, David S. Wilkinson, Washington C. Winn
Affiliations: 1: EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, LSG & Associates, Santa Monica, California
Content Type: Reference
Format: Electronic
Publication Year: 2004

Category: Clinical Microbiology

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is a comprehensive volume presenting authoritative information on the management challenges facing today's clinical laboratories. Dramatic changes in the fields of medicine and healthcare require an increased level of expertise of all laboratory personnel. An invaluable resource for laboratory directors, managers, and supervisors, will also teach healthcare practitioners at all levels how to hear, speak, and thoroughly understand the operational language of healthcare administration.

Written by practicing laboratorians and edited by seasoned professionals, this publication details the core requirements for effective laboratory management, including personnel management, communication, data management, point-of-care testing, test management, selection and implementation of tests and instruments, safety and emergency preparedness, and regulatory requirements. A comprehensive overview of management principles is presented, with in-depth analyses of financial challenges encountered in the clinical laboratory. Contained here is an array of administrative tools, including numerous appendices providing guidelines for relevant documentation, information on regulatory requirements, and managerial tools pertaining to personnel, financial, and technical issues, as well as checklists, worksheets, forms, Web addresses, and a complete glossary of specialized terms.

is the essential resource for all clinical laboratories, from the physician's office to hospital clinical labs, to the largest commercial reference laboratories, providing practical information in the fields of medicine and healthcare, clinical pathology, and clinical laboratory management, for practitioners, managers, and individuals training to enter these fields.

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