Are CLIA Inspections of Clinical Pathology Laboratories Getting Tougher? Why It Pays to Achieve “Inspection Readiness”

Experts say that CLIA inspections are becoming more rigorous, with inspectors taking more interest in how medical labs comply in the areas of personnel, PT, and quality control Recent reports indicate that regulatory inspections of clinical laboratories are getting tougher. Some pathologists and medical lab managers acknowledge that they’ve had to scramble in response to the unexpected deficiencies identified by Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) inspectors following inspections...

Preparing the Next Generation of Clinical Pathology Laboratory Managers

The Dark Report and MLO Magazine provide scholarships to the next generation of medical laboratory managers With so many clinical laboratory managers and administrators of the Baby Boomer generation making retirement plans, it is timely for laboratories to address succession planning in their organization. One essential step is to intensify training for all up-and-coming medical laboratory managers. As its contribution to this effort, The Dark Report collaborates with MLO Magazine to regularly...
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