ACCREDITATION

Lab Quality & Safety: JCAHO to Crack Down on Handwashing Shortcuts

You can preach hygiene until the cows come home but it may not be enough to get busy and distracted lab employees to wash their hands properly. In addition to undermining test integrity, effective … [Read more...]

PATIENT SAFETY

Alert Emphasizes Leadership Sets Tone for Safety and Quality

"Tone at the top" is a frequent refrain in compliance. It's also the message of a Sentinel Event Alert (Alert) issued March 1 by The Joint Commission. According to the Joint Commission's Sentinel … [Read more...]

AABB and A2LA Form Laboratory Accreditation Partnership

By Kelly A. Briganti, Editorial Director, G2 Intelligence Providing laboratories with a three-for-one assessment opportunity to streamline their accreditation processes, the AABB and the American … [Read more...]


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