Business

Photo of the Gather Labs storefront with a sign in the window advertising COVID-19 diagnostic testing.

The Recent Growth of Concierge Laboratory Services

The Recent Growth of Concierge Laboratory Services

The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred the growth of concierge laboratory services across the US
Photo of a clinical lab professional sitting at a computer designing a precision medicine lab.

Six Tips for Creating a Precision Medicine Lab

Six Tips for Creating a Precision Medicine Lab

The worldwide precision medicine market is expected to reach $140.69 billion by 2028
Photo of clinical lab supplies essential to coronavirus testing.

How Can Clinical Labs Overcome Supply Chain Disruptions?

How Can Clinical Labs Overcome Supply Chain Disruptions?

A robust contingency plan and some modern tools can help labs cope with ongoing and future disruptions
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Making Sustainable Choices for Clinical Lab Equipment

Making Sustainable Choices for Clinical Lab Equipment

Behavioral changes combined with modern, energy efficient equipment can contribute to a more environmentally friendly clinical lab

Insight

A patient consults with her doctor regarding her cancer risk following BRCA genetic testing.

Not Enough BRCA Testing for Cancer Prevention

Not Enough BRCA Testing for Cancer Prevention

Germline BRCA testing continues to be underutilized, even for people with commercial insurance
Photograph of a HIV blood test sample tube.

Four Decades of HIV Testing: Where Do We Stand?

Four Decades of HIV Testing: Where Do We Stand?

Rapid point-of-care tests and self-tests are critical tools toward eradicating HIV

Technology

Photograph of lab personnel using automated liquid handlers for increased productivity.

Meeting Increased Workloads with Automated Liquid Handling

Meeting Increased Workloads with Automated Liquid Handling

Automated liquid handlers can save time and staff resources to improve productivity
Illustration of channels of a microchip used in diagnostic technology.

Transforming Patient Care with Innovative Testing Solutions

Transforming Patient Care with Innovative Testing Solutions

Three innovations are pushing the boundaries of clinical testing and improving access to effective diagnostics
Photo of a clinical professional at a MALDI-TOF MS instrument in a clinical lab.

MALDI-TOF MS: An Evolving Tool in Clinical Diagnostics

MALDI-TOF MS: An Evolving Tool in Clinical Diagnostics

Advances in MALDI-TOF MS have significantly expanded its use in high-throughput diagnostic labs
Photograph of a drop of blood on a finger, depicting blood-testing whether in the clinic or at home.

Embracing the Potential of At-Home Blood Testing

Embracing the Potential of At-Home Blood Testing

Industry discourse has shifted to patient-centric and personalized models of care

Management

Robot arm in a clinical lab with test tubes for diagnostics assays.

Should Lab Staff Be Concerned About Automation?

Should Lab Staff Be Concerned About Automation?

With increased use of automation in labs, staff are understandably concerned about its impact on staffing

Regulatory