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Robotics researchers estimate that the market for nonsurgical robots in healthcare will reach 60,000 by 2025, a fourfold increase from 2018. Of those, the firm expects 5,000 to be for laboratories. These small and nimble machines are taking the most repetitive laboratory tasks out of human hands, and they’re about…
Hypoglycemia is a signifi¬cant cause of physical and psychosocial morbidity for individuals with diabetes. Though there are many challenges in identifying the illness, clinics and laboratories continue to research methods for prevention, detection, and treatment.
Discovered in 2009, the Candida auris fungus has been known to colonize skin and cause outbreaks and severe illness in healthcare settings. As cases have risen in recent years, research continues to identify the mysterious fungus and prevent further outbreaks.

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Industry Playbook


Grifols, a company that specializes in blood plasma-based products, announced it is acquiring 10% of the online marketplace Bloodbuy, a cloud-based platform that distributes blood supplies to health centers and hospitals.

Laboratory Stewardship


Lab stewardship team members, acting as consultants throughout healthcare organizations, rely not only on their expertise in laboratory medicine but also on their interpersonal skills in communicating their knowledge. Often overlooked, and perhaps equally important, is the use of these skills in peer relationships, namely provider-to-provider.

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