Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine

Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Total Analytic Error

Today clinical laboratories have come under increased pressure to implement quality systems and new risk management guidelines for quality control in order to ensure timely and accurate delivery of test results. However, one issue that is often overlooked in these efforts is the actual quality goal or requirement for a laboratory test. In simple terms, the question that laboratory professionals should be asking is: how good does a test need to be? As laboratories attempt to answer this basic question, other questions quickly become evident—how should the laboratory define the quality goal? how should the laboratory validate the analytical methods to satisfy the goal? and what is the best way for the laboratory to assure those goals are achieved in routine testing?

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Source: Clinical Laboratory News
Image credits: James O. Westgard, PhD, and Sten A. Westgard, MS


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One Biomed & Lab Technician qualification is compliance with Lab establish policies , procedures ( protocols) & methods ( Westguard rule & Six Sigma methods) for Lab Automation.

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