Lab Medicine Outlook: What Will the Coming Decade Bring?
MedSun: Newsletter #46, March 2010
AACC Clinical Laboratory News
The first decade of the 21st Century by any measure has been transformative for lab medicine. Pharmacogenetics (PGx), point-of-care testing (POCT), lab automation, and LEAN went beyond buzzwords to become mainstream realities. Evidence mounted about certain biomarkers and pushed them into the limelight, while others fell out of favor. Still others that showed great promise have yet to make their mark on clinical practice. The field of lab medicine also sharpened its focus on standardizing and improving the analytical performance of assays, and on the methods used to report lab-related research.
AACC Clinical Laboratory News. Lab Medicine Outlook: What Will the Coming Decade Bring? January 2010.