COVID Conversations with Kim Zunker (Episode 2: Measuring COVID’s Impact)

July 24, 2020
Podcast

Kim Zunker is a diagnostic expert and Laboratory Consulting Manager with Accumen. In this series, Kim taps into her background as a Medical Laboratory Scientist, her vast network of healthcare professionals, and months of detailed COVID-specific research to bring our audience current pandemic information and near real-time updates on the Diagnostic Testing industry’s response. Kim will discuss everything from available and upcoming test methods to current research, testing strategies, FDA, CDC, and CMS guidelines, new and emerging technologies, supply chain issues, and more! To ask Kim a question to be covered on an upcoming episode, email us at HPIpodcast@accumen.com.

Additional Source Information

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