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  • An unwavering commitment to serve vulnerable communities

    April 23, 2020
    This Laboratory Professionals Week, we’re taking a moment to thank laboratory researchers, technicians, administrative staff and medical officers who are going above and beyond the call of duty to serve patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, ACLA recognizes Maryann O’Toole, Acting Vice President of Operations of WestPac Labs, a Sonic Healthcare USA clinical laboratory in Santa Fe Springs, California. Every day, O’Toole and herContinue Reading »...
  • Working non-stop to deliver the results patients need

    April 22, 2020
    This Laboratory Professionals Week, we’re taking a moment to thank laboratory researchers, technicians, administrative staff and medical officers who are going above and beyond the call of duty to serve patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, ACLA is shining a light on Quest’s “COVID Standouts” at their Chantilly, VA Molecular Infectious Disease Lab and their Schaumburg, Illinois lab. These employees’ hard work behind theContinue Reading »...
  • ACLA Statement on the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act

    April 22, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following Senate passage of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, ACLA President Julie Khani released the following statement: ACLA commends Congress for recognizing the need to substantially increase funding and support for testing in the most recent COVID-19 legislative package. This is an important step to provide states, federal agencies and the clinical laboratory community with the resourcesContinue Reading »...
  • LabCorp Employees Work Behind-the-Scenes to Develop Critical COVID-19 Tests

    April 21, 2020
    This Laboratory Professionals Week, we’re taking a moment to thank laboratory researchers, technicians, administrative staff and medical officers who are going above and beyond the call of duty to serve patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, ACLA is shining a light on two members of the LabCorp team who are essential to developing and deploying critical COVID-19 tests.    Ayla, Research Scientist II atContinue Reading »...
  • Clinical Labs Support Congressional Funding To Ensure Robust Testing Infrastructure

    April 20, 2020
    Federal Funding Is Needed To Ensure Laboratories Can Scale High Throughput Testing For COVID-19 Washington, D.C. – The American Clinical Laboratory Association is encouraged by reports from Congressional leaders and the Administration regarding $25 billion in funding for COVID-19 testing. Moving forward, it is critical that any funding includes robust support for commercial laboratories performing and expanding COVID-19 testing, including high throughput tests thatContinue Reading »...
  • Mayo Clinic Virology team works around the clock to develop, validate COVID-19 test

    April 20, 2020
    This Laboratory Professionals Week, we’re taking a moment to thank laboratory researchers, technicians, administrative staff and medical officers who are going above and beyond the call of duty to serve patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, ACLA spotlights the fifteen members of the Mayo Clinic’s COVID-19 rapid response team who worked tirelessly behind the scenes to develop and validate their COVID-19 test. Mayo ClinicContinue Reading »...
  • Dave King joins ACLA as Special Advisor

    April 20, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) today announced Dave King, former CEO of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp), will join ACLA as a special advisor. Building on his twenty years of service to the industry, including more than a decade serving on the ACLA board, King will support the association’s strategic and tactical responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. In this role,Continue Reading »...
  • Meet Emliee & Chris, employees at ARUP’s Molecular Infectious Disease Lab

    April 19, 2020
    This Laboratory Professionals Week, we’re taking a moment to thank laboratory researchers, technicians, administrative staff and medical officers who are going above and beyond the call of duty to serve patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, ACLA is shining a light on two employees at ARUP’s Molecular Infectious Disease Lab: one who spent weeks training volunteers to assist with COVID-19 testing, and another whoContinue Reading »...
  • As Nation Recognizes Laboratory Professionals Week, ACLA Highlights Extraordinary Efforts of “The Laboratory People”

    April 19, 2020
    Association announces plans to highlight members’ efforts during Laboratory Professionals Week (April 19 – 25) WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) announced plans to highlight stories of laboratory researchers, technicians, administrative staff, and medical officers who are going above and beyond the call of duty to serve patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Tens of thousands of laboratory staff are workingContinue Reading »...
  • ACLA Serologic Testing Executive Summary

    April 16, 2020
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