Medical Laboratory Technician Workforce Study

As labs face workforce shortages, could medical laboratory technicians (MLTs) help fill the gap? This study addresses scope of practice for MLTs in California compared with other states, and evaluates the impact of MLTs on quality of blood smear reviews, urinalysis and moderately complex blood tests. 

Funding: 

California Hospital Association

Kristine Himmerick, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Scholar