Texas Section of the American Association of Clinical Chemistry Hosts All-Star Line-up of Clinical Laboratory Experts to Share Successes at Improving Lab Test Utilization

Innovative medical laboratories are developing ways to deliver more value to physicians ordering and using lab tests TEMPLE, TEXAS—Changes now happening to healthcare and the practice of medical laboratory medicine were upfront and personal here during last Friday’s meeting of the Texas Section of the American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC). An impressive crowd of more than 120 pathologists, Ph.D.s, and clinical laboratory professionals were present to learn from an all-star panel of...

Innovative Clinical Pathology Laboratories Raise Analytical Test Quality with Lean and Process Improvement

Lab Quality Confab showcases the next paradigm shift for clinical laboratory QA/QC Can Lean, Six Sigma, and process improvement techniques measurably improve the quality of analytical test results produced by clinical pathology laboratories? A handful of innovative pathologists and laboratory scientists say the answer is “yes”! The outcomes from their pioneering efforts to deliberately attack and improve the quality of the analytical test results in their medical laboratories provide early...