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"At least for the near future, I expect to see: (1) in the scientific area, more advances in molecular diagnostics but still slow acceptance due to costs and lack of perceived value; (2) in the operations area, improved informatics, both hardware and software; and (3) in the management area, tighter budgets. I also think that although we can foresee the technical improvements, it is how these are put together and used that make the consequences harder to assess. In a nutshell, I think 2010 will look a lot like 2009, only later."


--Leland B. Baskin, MD, F(CAP), Division Head, General Laboratory, Calgary Laboratory Services, Calgary, AB, Canada, and member of MLO's Editorial Advisory Board

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Title Annotation:2010 LAB PREDICTIONS
Author:Baskin, Leland B.
Publication:Medical Laboratory Observer
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jan 1, 2010
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