Cookies

Like most websites The Pathologist uses cookies. In order to deliver a personalized, responsive service and to improve the site, we remember and store information about how you use it. Learn more.
Inside the Lab Quality assurance and quality control, Laboratory management

The Value of Extended Availability

sponsored by Technopath

If you could improve one thing about your laboratory technical operations, what would it be? As someone with decades of clinical laboratory experience, I’ve found analytical quality control (QC) to place some of the highest demands on laboratory professionals engaged in the unrelenting effort to keep analytical error rates low.

QC materials are one of the most important tools used by the 24 clinical laboratories in our healthcare network to harmonize test results. Because different lots of QC materials have different analyte concentrations, we use the same lots throughout the network – so you can imagine the complexity of coordinating simultaneous transitions.

Read the full article now

Log in or register to read this article in full and gain access to The Pathologist’s entire content archive. It’s FREE and always will be!

Login

Or register now - it’s free and always will be!

You will benefit from:

  • Unlimited access to ALL articles
  • News, interviews & opinions from leading industry experts
  • Receive print (and PDF) copies of The Pathologist magazine
Register

Or Login via Social Media

By clicking on any of the above social media links, you are agreeing to our Privacy Notice.

About the Author

Samuel Reichberg, MD, PhD, FCAP

Associate Medical Director of the Northwell Health Laboratories and Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra University in New York, USA.

Related Application Note

Inside the Lab Oncology

Oncomine Dx Target Test – an IVD NGS solution for every lab

| Contributed by Thermo Fisher Scientific

Newsletter

Send me the latest from The Pathologist.

Sign up now

Register to The Pathologist

Register to access our FREE online portfolio, request the magazine in print and manage your preferences.

You will benefit from:

  • Unlimited access to ALL articles
  • News, interviews & opinions from leading industry experts
  • Receive print (and PDF) copies of The Pathologist magazine

Register