Dr. Jordan Olson

Jordan Olson, MDJordan Olson, MD
Director, Clinical Pathology Informatics and Quality

100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA  17822-1930
1 800 695 6491

Dr. Olson is an associate Geisinger Medical Laboratories at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania,where he serves as the Director, Clinical Pathology Informatics and Quality.

Education:

Dr. Olson received his MD from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.  He completed a residency in clinical pathology and fellowship training in blood banking and transfusion medicine at Penn State
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Certification:

Dr. Olson is board-certified in clinical pathology and blood banking and transfusion medicine.

Professional Affiliations:

Association of Pathology Informatics
American Association of Blood Banks
American Association for Clinical Chemists
American Society for Clinical Pathology
Pennsylvania Association of Pathologists
College of American Pathologists

Research Interests

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

J Olson, MR George. Description of a Clinical Pathology On-Call Workshop. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014;141(5):625-659.

Paradise S., Estep L., Olson J., Donaldson K. First North American case of Hemoglobin Shepherds Bush (ß 74[E18] Gly –> Asp) in a central Pennsylvania family. BMC Clin Pathol. 2014;14(1):4. .

Olson J, George MR. Visual Inspection of Blood Components. ASCP Check Sample. 2014; Vol. 57, No. TM 14-1 (TM-349).

Olson, J., Talekar, M., Sachdev M., Castellani W., De la Cruz N., Davis J., Liao J., and George M. Potassium changes associated with blood transfusion in pediatric patients. Am J Clin Pathol. 2013;139(6):800-805.

Olson, J., Castellani, W. Sound-alike test names create confusion. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2013;137(3):307.

Shepard PM, Olson J., Harari PM, Leverson G, Hartig GK. Therapeutic selective neck dissection outcomes. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010;142(5):741–746.

Other Publications:

Spinosa JC, Arnaout R, Berman MA, Birdsong G, Boguski MS, Booker D, Carter A, Castellani W, Chen D, Chen P, Dash RC, de Baca M, Elevitch F, Gilbertson J, Harrison J, Henricks W, Kennedy M, Knapik C, Olson JE, Robb J, Routbort M, Rudolf JW, Simpson RW, Sinard J, Wilkerson M. CAP Pathology Resource Guide: Clinical Informatics. CAP Pathology Resource Guide Clinical Informatics, Version 1.0 , 2016.

Abstracts, Posters, and Other Presentations:

Tsang P, Harrison HH, Perry D, Olson J, Dorion P, Schuerch C. Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia: Optimizing Laboratory Utilization and Anticoagulation Stewardship. Abstract (submitted) American Society for Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting, National Harbor, Maryland, October 2017.

Harrison HH, Adler M, Kimmich, D, Knowles-Tuchman M, Costello D, Nowack, R, Mika A, Rockwell S, Shaeffer L, Dorion P, Grifone T, Olson J, Tsang P, Wilkerson M, Yu E, and the Analytical QC Team. Use of Sigma-based QC to monitor hematology and coagulation testing in an expending, multi-instrument, multi-site, integrated healthcare system. Abstract AACC Annual Meeting, Philadelphia PA, July 31-August 4, 2016.

Olson J, Pauli J, Erdman P, George M . Clinical outcomes of gravid patients with non-specific antibodies identified by solid phase testing during routine screening. Presentation American Association of Blood Banks, Tampa, Florida, October 25-28, 2014.

Olson J, Cheng R, Castellani W. Design and Implementation of a Real Time Dashboard for a clinical laboratory pneumatic tube system. Presentation Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Pathology, Tampa, Florida, October 8-10, 2014.

Michelotti B, Olson J, Brooke S, Johnson TS . Can Platelet-rich Plasma Impact the Formation of Flexor Tendon Adhesions?. Presentation Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Providence, Rhode Island, October 10-14, 2014.

Olson, J., George, M. Domen, R. Whole blood and transfusion of incompatible plasma. In AABB 2013 Annual Meeting, Denver CO October 12-15.

Olson, J., "Laboratory testing for Pyruvate Kinase deficiency" In; Benign Hematology Conference, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey PA, September 4 2013.

Olson, J., Abendroth, T. Craft, S. Hollenbeak, C. Straining, S. Donaldson, K. A computerized physician order entry based intervention to improve blood utilization. ACLPS 2013.

Olson, J. Case studies in transfusion medicine” Invited talk at Association of Clinical Laboratory Professionals Society – Pennsylvania meeting, Harrisburg PA, May 30th 2013

Olson, J., "Component Therapy" Invited talk to Hershey Medical Center Gastrointestinal Endosopy Unit, Hershey PA, 5/9/13.

Olson, J., "Sound alike test names create confusion" In: Pennsylvania Pathology Society Annual Meeting, Harrisburg PA, 4/13/13.

Olson, J., "Parathyroid Identification" In; Hershey Medical Center Experimental Pathology Ideas Conference, Hershey PA, 3/18/13.

Olson, J., "A Proposal for a Penn State Hershey Donor Center in State College PA" In; Penn State Hershey Medical Center Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Quality Improvement Series, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey PA 3/18/13.

Olson, J., "Transfusion Reactions" In; Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds Hershey Medical Center, Hershey PA, 3/14/13.

Olson, J., Erickson, K. Using flowcharts to guide the workflow with solid phase antibody identification technology. In AABB 2012 Annual Meeting, Boston MA, Oct 6-10th.

Erickson, K., Olson, J. Clinical characteristics of gravid patients with specific and non-specific solid phase antibodies. In AABB 2012 Annual Meeting, Boston MA, Oct 6-10th.

Olson, J., Castellani, W. Setup and verification of an automated plasma hemoglobin assay utilizing the VITROS 5.1 chemistry platform. In AACC Annual Meeting 2012, Los Angeles, CA, July 15-19th 2012.

Olson, J., Judelson, D., Donaldson, K. Band neutrophil counts in the neonatal population utilizing the Cellavision DM 96 system. In CAP '12 College of American Pathologists annual meeting, San Diego September 9-12 2012

Olson, J., "Frozen sections in a Liver Transplant Patient" In; Hershey Medical Center Surgery Department M&M, Hershey PA, 7/25/12.

Olson, J., Donaldson, K "A young girl with chronic hemolysis" In, Benign Hematology Conference, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey PA, June 21 2012.

Olson, J., "Designing a rational antibody identification workflow" In, Penn State Hershey Medical Center Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Quality Improvement Series, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey PA, May 10 2012.

Olson, J., "Design and validation of an automated plasma hemoglobin assay" In, Penn State Hershey Medical Center Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Laboratory Week Continuing Education, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey PA, April 26 2012.

Olson, J., "ACE inhibitors and hypotension" Invited talk for Hershey Medical Center apheresis service, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey PA, 12/5/12.

Olson, J., "Autopsy A10-81; Burkitt's Lymphoma" Invited talk to Hershey Medical Center Pediatric Intensive Care Unit M&M, Hershey PA, 1/24/11

Olson, J., "Autopsy A11-2; Gastroschesis" Invited talk to Hershey Medical Center Pediatric Intensive Care Unit M&M, Hershey PA, 2/4/11.

Olson, J., Crist, H., Castellani, W., Saunders, B. Comparison of intraoperative parathyroid tissue identification using frozen section and parathyroid hormone assay. In Penn State Hershey Medical Center Resident Research Day, May 14.

Olson, J., Green, W. Comparison of the BD Max MRSA assay to the Roche Lightcycler MRSA assay. In Clinical Virology Symposium, Dayton FL, April 28-May 1st.

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