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In-System Clinical Laboratories Kept our Hospitals Open and Solvent During COVID-19
June 15, 2021
In-System Clinical Laboratories Kept our Hospitals Open and Solvent During COVID-19

Karen L. Kaul, MD, PhD, a member of the AMP COVID Response Steering Committee, provides an assessment on how in-system labs were instrumental in keeping institutions functioning and solvent during the pandemic.

Critical COVID-19 Testing Factors Local Businesses Should Consider to Help Accelerate a Safe Reopening
May 26, 2021
Critical COVID-19 Testing Factors Local Businesses Should Consider to Help Accelerate a Safe Reopening

Donna M. Wolk, PhD, Chair of the AMP Infectious Diseases Subdivision, shares a quick checklist for organizations looking to contract a clinical laboratory for COVID-19 screening testing as part of its reopening strategy.

Important Issues to Consider Before Interpreting and Applying Ct Values in Clinical Practice
April 20, 2021
Important Issues to Consider Before Interpreting and Applying Ct Values in Clinical Practice

Blake Buchan, AMP representative on the recent joint IDSA-AMP Statement regarding the use of SARS-CoV-2 PCR cycle threshold (Ct) values for clinical decision-making, provides insights as to why the practice is not advised at the current time.

Update on U.S. Efforts to Expand & Improve Access to COVID-19 Testing: Proactive Advocacy Leads to Positive Developments
March 5, 2021
Update on U.S. Efforts to Expand & Improve Access to COVID-19 Testing: Proactive Advocacy Leads to Positive Developments

Jordan Laser, Vice-Chair of AMP's Professional Relations Committee, provides an update on the White House announcement for increased funding for COVID-19 testing.

Actions the US must take today to detect, contain, and slow the spread of new highly transmissible COVID-19 variants
February 8, 2021
Actions the US must take today to detect, contain, and slow the spread of new highly transmissible COVID-19

Frederick S. Nolte, Chair of the AMP COVID Response Steering Committee, weighs in on urgent actions needed as of February 2021 to combat the novel coronavirus.

AMP President Karen Weck Reflects on Term and AMP COVID-19 Response
November 2, 2020
AMP President Karen Weck Reflects on Term and AMP COVID-19 Response

Shortly before passing the Presidential baton at the 2020 AMP Annual Meeting & Expo, Karen Weck reflects on her term and AMP's COVID-19 response

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