Quality

Keep up-to-date on the latest trends to improve quality in the lab.

Blood Banking Blood Banking

By improving guidelines, an academic medical center research team reduced blood wastage and saved millions of dollars. BLOOD BANKING A multidisciplinary team at Vanderbilt University…

Chemistry Laboratory Information Systems

Vol. 25 No. 11 Page 12 A catch-all for errors is to blame them on “human error.” Human error is seen as inevitable, unpredictable, and…

Management Lab-staff

Blaming and shaming employees for bringing up quality concerns is an antiquated way of thinking. As a quality manager, I have had employees come into…

Quality coagulation

A number of factors can influence sample results in coagulation testing Vol. 25 • Issue 4 • Page 14 Although modern laboratory procedures are typically…

Quality Quality_501223418

Tips for clinical laboratory professionals in implementing quality initiatives 1 Document Control All too often, outdated documents with handwritten revisions can be found stuffed in…

Quality Toolbox-AL110105

High-performing laboratories realize that their quality and risk management success depends on their employees’ competence. Competent employees have the ability to do the job properly.…

Safety Transfusion

 A Proactive Approach to Transfusion Safety We are all afraid of serious blood bank errors. Transfusion medicine is one of the few areas in a…

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