Cultural Competence

The term “creating a culture of…..” has become the cliché of the 2000s’ ethos of competent management. It is no longer enough to lay down the rules; train your personnel, and maintain documentation; now we must create an all-enveloping world of understanding, communication, compassion and comfort with the organization’s operating standards. This new modus operandi…

Urine Drug Screen Reports Can Change A Life

Introduction As a laboratory procedure readily performed in physician office settings, the simplicity of urine drug screening belies its importance and impact, as test results can be used to monitor patients’ medication compliance, detect drug abuse, provide evidence in legal/forensic cases, and improve workplace safety. Urine is the preferred specimen for drug testing primarily because…