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Hosted ByLona Small, Stephanie Whitehead, & Tywauna Wilson

Leadership and Technical Strategies for Medical Laboratory Professionals to excel inside and outside of the lab.

Episode 5: “Importance of Knowledge Sharing in The Lab”

Co-Hosts Tywauna Wilson, Lona Small, and Stephanie Whitehead discuss the importance of knowledge sharing in the laboratory. 

Key Takeaways from the show:

  • With the shortage of Medical Laboratory Scientists, the transfer of information is critical in today’s laboratories.
  • Strategies labs can use to keep the knowledge in their respective labs include: 
    • Retention through improved career development and engagement 
    • Identify and utilize knowledgeable employees 
    • Always understand your Knowledge Gap
    • Mentoring, Coaching, and Partnering with local programs or schools  
    • Document Sharing 
  • General benefits of Knowledge Sharing:
    a.     Reduced cost to the organization for recruitment 
    b.     Stream of capable staff 
    c.     Pipeline of leaders 
    d.     Positive work reputation 
    e.     Positive Morale
    f.      Better quality 

What Knowledge Sharing strategies are you doing in your laboratories?

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