Lean Principles: Bringing Manufacturing Efficiency to the Molecular Lab

Lean principles have worked in manufacturing. Can they work in the molecular lab? We take a look at how one lab leader successfully applied Lean principles in the core lab.


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Explore the strategic resource center

The laboratory marketplace has asked for a single location that houses the best practices and successful strategies of its peers. Our Strategic Resource Center satisfies this demand. A repository of content curated across 5 key areas of focus (market forces, financial, operational, clinical, and leadership), the resource center places a wealth of valuable information at your fingertips.


Sound strategies to identify opportunities and create value both inside and outside the laboratory.


Ideas and aspects of laboratory medicine that reduce the cost of laboratory services and the cost of care.


Actionable techniques that help laboratories optimize productivity.


Ways that laboratories are making significant contributions to patient care.

Market Forces

Dynamics that potentially impact laboratories as a result of a constantly shifting market.