The Perfect Storm: Emerging Trends and Pathogens in Healthcare

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Clinical Laboratory Science


An overview of the current state of affairs with respect to vulnerable populations, diverse healthcare sites and levels of healthcare workers, increased pathogens and their resistance, and responses by our national healthcare strategy to reduce HAIs is featured next. Featured in this article are subject-matter experts who address global problems associated with the American healthcare strategy, and emphasize that a one-size-fits-all program is not sufficient for the diverse populations throughout the country. Understanding the healthcare environment and its patients allows the medical laboratory to create a health plan that caters to its local population.

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