Bio: Sharon Cox, MT(ASCP)SC, is the Core Laboratory Supervisor at Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, OK. A key member of the Saint Francis team with over 20 years of experience within the facility, during Cox’s tenure as Core Laboratory Supervisor, the yearly testing volume has increased from 1.8MM to >8MM tests. This was accomplished through automation and informatics without the addition of additional staff in the Core Laboratory. Also under her leadership, Saint Francis installed a RFID inventory management system in 2013 and has realized significant cost savings and labor savings since implementation.
Cox earned her Bachelor of Science degree in medical technology at Louisiana State University and is a member of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) with a specialty in chemistry. She was awarded the Saint Francis Health System Value Award for Stewardship for her continued efforts in developing and implementing innovative solutions within the Health System.