Moving can be overwhelming under the best of circumstances; when moving an entire lab, the challenges and incredible amount of planning involved can create a whole new layer of headache. A facility move requires meticulous planning and implementation.
In the session “I Like to Move It, Move It! Challenges in Moving Your Lab” (9404-QE-CT), Olive Sturtevant, MHP, MT(ASCP)SBB, SLS, CQA(ASQ) provided comprehensive information on planning a new lab and preparing for a move, using her own experience of leading her facility’s move to an adjacent building. Matthew Wilgo, BS, shared equally detailed information from his own experience of helping to lead his facility’s move to a new location 30 miles away. Read More
At the “Beyond the Myers-Briggs” session (9421-LMT) at the Annual Meeting, presenters Ruth Biehl, MS, MBA, MLS(ASCP)CM, CQE(ASQ)CMQ/OE, CCRA(ACRP); Mark Bolte, PsyD; and Judy Brazell, MA, MT(ASCP)SBB, CQA(ASQ), LPCI all provided tools for attendees to use in finding professional fulfillment. The steps to finding that sometimes-elusive sweet spot begin with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and stretch far beyond. Read More
Results from the much anticipated Strategies To Reduce Iron Deficiency' (STRIDE) study were presented on Monday in two oral abstract sessions. During the plenary oral abstract session, Ritchard Cable, MD (seen above), discussed findings related to donor behavior, while Alan Mast, MD, PhD, presented donor iron status data in an afternoon session. Read More