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Observations on the 1996 clinical laboratory conferences.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10165564     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The author reviews five trends in the laboratory and diagnostic industries. The five trends are: consolidation of both the diagnostic companies and clinical laboratories (hospital and commercial); pressure to cut costs; robotics; implication of new technology; and the pressure to cut costs by transitioning certain tasks to nontechnical personnel while dealing with an abundant labor supply.
Authors:
H J Kisner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Addresses    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical laboratory management review : official publication of the Clinical Laboratory Management Association / CLMA     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0888-7950     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Lab Manage Rev     Publication Date:    1997 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-04-22     Completed Date:  1997-04-22     Revised Date:  2000-12-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8805785     Medline TA:  Clin Lab Manage Rev     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  67-70     Citation Subset:  H    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Clinical Laboratory Techniques / trends*
Cost Control / trends
Health Facility Merger
Hospitals, Community / organization & administration
Industry / trends
Laboratories, Hospital / organization & administration,  trends*
Laboratory Personnel / trends,  utilization
Personnel Staffing and Scheduling / trends
Robotics / trends
United States

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