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Staffing Challenges in the Histology Lab

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Staffing Challenges in the Histology Lab

The results of the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s 2016-2017 Vacancy Survey of Medical Laboratories in the United States were published in the American Journal of Clinical Pathology’s May 2018 issue. Some of the results pertaining to Anatomic Pathology and …

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Efficient Histology Labs: Better Utilize Histologist Time and Skills with Automated Section Mounting

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Efficient Histology Labs: Better Utilize Histologist Time and Skills with Automated Section Mounting

The demand for histology services is expanding worldwide, in large part due increasing rates of cancer diagnosis. Between 2012 and 2030, the incidence of cancer is expected to increase by 50%. New treatments for cancer and other diseases, such as …

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Increase Your Histology Lab Production Without Decreasing Your Sanity

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The pressure for histology lab production to become more efficient is growing every year. Budgets are decreasing, reimbursement is changing, and finding qualified histologists is becoming more difficult as their numbers decrease. These are trends that are likely to continue …

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Will Lab Automation Replace Your Job? No!

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When we’ve exhibited the Aquaro ASM at various histotechnology conferences, a few people always react to our video with, “It’s going to replace my job!” Most of these histotechs then laugh it off and say something like, “but this device …

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Optimizing Histology Section Preparation: De-wrinkling Parameters

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Histotechs frequently report that how sections are handled before they are mounted onto slides varies from person to person, even if they are handling the same tissue type. Some histotechs float sections for longer times at lower temperatures, while some …

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How Can Automation Improve the Efficiency of Your Lab?

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The introduction of automated equipment in histology labs can increase lab efficiency, decrease turnaround times, reduce specimen contamination, and improve lab safety. As many labs are under pressure to process more specimens with less staff, an instrument’s impact on lab …

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New White Paper: Automating the Histology Workflow

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Pressure is on the rise in histology labs, but with automated technologies labs can reduce costs, shorten turnaround times, and improve lab and patient safety. Did you know that for most labs…? By employing automated equipment in just two steps …

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For Improved Efficiency in the Histology Lab, Automate!

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One in two men and one in three women will develop cancer in their lifetime. Rising cancer incidence is increasing the need for tissue-based diagnostic methods, which account for over 90% of tests used for cancer diagnosis. Increasing cancer screening …

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