ASCLS Today is the membership newsletter of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science.

To submit an article for ASCLS Todaycontact Editor Debra Rodahl.

ASCLS Today Editorial Calendar 2022-23

ASCLS Today Writing Guidelines

Heather Herrington

Self-Care is Patient Care

Volume 36 Number 6 | December 2022 Heather Herrington, DVM, MLS(ASCP)CM, ASCLS Ascending Professionals Forum Chair Let’s get this out of the way right from the very start—I’m a hypocrite. When I came up with the idea for this article,…

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Elizabeth Holmes, CEO of Theranos

Remember Theranos?

Volume 36 Number 6 | December 2022 Miles Tompkins, MLT(ASCP)CM, ASCLS Board of Directors With the challenges that shortages bring to an already exhausted laboratory workforce, it can become easily justifiable for some facilities to grab anyone off the street…

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Carlo Ledesma

Gender-Inclusive Transfusion Medicine: A Patient Safety Initiative

Volume 36 Number 6 | December 2022 Carlo Ledesma, MS, MLS(ASCP)CMSHCMDLMCMQLSCM, MT(AMT), ASCLS Diversity Advocacy Council Councilor-at-Large In emergency medical situations involving an exsanguinating patient and the ABO type is unavailable, uncrossmatched group O RBCs is the axiom of clinical…

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The Laboratory’s Role in Ethical Artificial Intelligence

Volume 36 Number 6 | December 2022 Melody Boudreaux Nelson, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM Artificially intelligent clinical decision support systems (AI-CDSS) offer the clinical laboratory a unique avenue for interdisciplinary collaboration in value-based healthcare models. Laboratory data is largely independent values that…

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Saint Louis University and Quest Diagnostics partnership

Next Generation MLS Education

Volume 36 Number 6 | December 2022 Saint Louis University, Quest Diagnostics Team up on Innovative Partnership to Address the Shortage of MLS Professionals Nationwide Amanda Reed, MAE, MLS(ASCP)CM Medical laboratory science, the heartbeat of America’s healthcare system, is in…

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