Lab tech shortage means you could wait longer for medical test results: association

Canada doesn’t have enough medical laboratory technologists to meet the growing demands of our health-care system, and the problem is getting worse, the profession’s association warned Tuesday.“We have reached the point now where some laboratories have been closed for weeks due to insufficient staffing, which is a cascading problem for patients and the health-care system,” said Maria Klement, president of the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science.Story continues belowRelated

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