Innovations in Clinical Pathology Laboratory Management at the 2011 Executive War College in New Orleans

Record crowd of pathologists and clinical laboratory managers hear from medical lab industry leaders Dateline: New Orleans, Louisiana—Here at the 16th annual Executive War College (EWC) on laboratory and pathology management, a crowd of record size has gathered to learn the latest trends in the clinical laboratory testing marketplace, and to hear about innovations and new management breakthroughs, as shared by top-performing medical laboratories. As your Dark Daily editor, this is my first...

ISO 15189 Medical Laboratories:
Understanding the Four Components of a Quality Management System

FREE Special Edition White Paper This white paper has expired. Contact us for more information at info@darkreport.com Medical laboratories are a critical part of the healthcare system. A patient’s diagnosis and treatment are often based on test results, and an incorrect test result could lead to a misdiagnosis — which could have potentially fatal consequences. This is why accurate test results are critical — each and every time a test is conducted. In order to improve the accuracy of results,...

Clinical Pathology Laboratories Have Opportunity to Learn More about ISO 15189

A2LA, CAP, and QMP-LS to Participate in an Informational Event on January 20th     ISO 15189 is gaining a foothold among laboratories in the United States. Since the first clinical pathology laboratory in the U.S. earned accreditation to “ISO 15189:2007 Medical Laboratories” in 2008, there has been a steady increase in the number of clinical laboratories that have embarked on their own path to accreditation. This fall, The Dark Report and Dark Daily invited all three of the organizations in...

The A-to-Z of ISO 15189: How to Boost Your Lab’s Clinical and Financial Performance

Helping your lab meet tough international standards for technical quality and competence in medical laboratory testing YOUR PRESENTERS: Julie Coffey, Staff Technologist and Quality Manager, Ontario Laboratory Accreditation Gregory Cooper CLS, MHA, Principal, W. Gregory Cooper LLC, on behalf of the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) Caroline Maurer, Director CAP15189, College of American Pathologists (Moderator), THE DARK REPORT   Recorded LIVE Event – Order Audio...

More U.S. Medical Laboratories Ready to Step up to ISO 15189 Accreditation

North America’s three ISO 15189 accreditation bodies will be at Lab Quality Confab, along with most of the nation’s ISO-15189 accredited clinical pathology laboratories In the United States and Canada, acceptance and use of ISO 15189:2007 Medical Laboratories has been limited to a handful of clinical pathology laboratories—except in the Canadian province of Ontario, where, starting almost eight years ago, ISO 15189 became the basis of the province’s mandatory clinical laboratory accreditation...