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June 9, 2020: Covid-19 Lab Testing with James Grantham

June 9, 2020: Covid-19 Lab Testing with James Grantham

Join us as we discuss the state of our Covid-19 lab testing with James Grantham, our system lab director and CEO of two Baptist hospitals. Here from Dr. Sullivant as he outlines our system lab testing program and rationale for our approach.



0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits


Effective Date: 6/9/2020
Expiration Date: 6/9/2023

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the different between the various lab tests on the market including the antibody, antigen, and PCR test.
  • Understand what metrics are useful for evaluating Covid-19 laboratory tests


Right Care at Baptist: Your Hosts

Every episode of Right Care at Baptist, the official CME podcast for Baptist Memorial Health Care's medical staff and advanced practice providers, offers timely information from knowledgeable experts and Baptist's physician leaders.

About Our Hosts

Dr. Jake Lancaster

Chief Medical Information Officer
Baptist Memorial Health Care

Dr. Jake Lancaster As Baptist's chief medical information officer, Dr. Lancaster works to improve the effectiveness and usability of health care technology for physicians and other providers. He is also a part-time internist for the Baptist Medical Group. After his residency, Dr. Lancaster completed a clinical informatics fellowship and earned a master's degree in applied clinical informatics from Vanderbilt University. He was the chief medical information officer at West Tennessee Healthcare in Jackson, Tennessee, before joining Baptist.

Dr. Lancaster is board certified in internal medicine from the American Board of Internal Medicine and board certified in clinical informatics from the American Board of Preventive Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American Medical Informatics Association.

Dr. Amanda Comer

System Director, Advanced Practice Providers
Baptist Memorial Health Care

Amanda Comer Dr. Comer is board certified as a Family, Acute Care, and Emergency Nurse Practitioner. Dr. Comer serves as the System Director of Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) for Baptist Memorial Health Care. Her work focuses on professional standards and utilization of APPs including nurse practitioners, physician assistants, certified registered nurse anesthetists, certified nurse midwives, and clinical nurse specialists. She received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree from Augusta University in Georgia following a Master of Science of Nursing from Vanderbilt University.

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