Labquality Days is one of the largest annual congresses in Scandinavia focused on quality and laboratory medicine. The congress is held at Messukeskus, Expo and Convention Centre in Helsinki. The congress inspires laboratory medicine and quality management professionals, researchers, and healthcare experts. The 2016 congress themes are Point-of-Care Testing (POCT) and Preanalytics.
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Thursday 11th February, 2016
Demand management in
the preanalytical phase
Tim Lang, Dr, FRCPath, Consultant Clinical Scientist,
Clinical Biochemistry Department,
University Hospital of North Durham, UK
How to guide and prepare the patient
and the importance of sampling
Mads Nybo, M.D. Ph.D., Chief Physician,
Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Pharmacology,
University hospital of Odense, Denmark
The ways in which we measure and grade
preanalytic and postanalytic performance in
microbiology by Performance Testing
Michael Noble, M.D. FRCPC,
The University of British Columbia in Vancouver BC, Canada
Pre-analytics in coagulation lab:
why struggle for better results?
Valdas Banys, Ph.D.
Faculty of Medicine, University of Vilnius, Lithuania
The “pre-analytical question” in anatomical
pathology – implications and challenges for
personalized medicine in a digital world
Pedro Soares de Oliveira, M.D.
Department of Pathology, Hospital da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal
Logistics and preanalytical factors in specimen
transportation – how it’s done locally, nationally
and on an international scale
Synlab/speaker to be announced
Preliminary Scientific Program
Friday 12th February, 2016
POCT for glucose measurements in different
matrix – reference systems can provide solutions
for improved analytical quality
Gerhard Schumann, Professor, Dr
Hannover Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Clinical Chemistry,
POCT in Switzerland
Roman Fried, M.D.
Institute of Clinical Chemistry,
University hospital of Zürich, Switzerland
Challenges in POCT for coagulation
Piet Meijer, Ph.D.
The ECAT Foundation, Voorschoten, The Netherlands
POCT accreditation based on ISO standards
15189 and 22870
Speaker to be announced
Point-of-Care data management & connectivity
Staffan Ahlandsberg, Global Business Director DM & CS
EQA of POCT methods: how to interpret results?
Anne Stavelin, Ph.D.
NOKLUS, Bergen, Norway
POCT – the Australian experience
Tony Badrick, Ph.D.
Chief Executive, RCPAQAP, Australia