"Health systems across the globe continue to be challenged with aging populations, rising chronic diseases and changing care models. These increased demands and costs pressures are felt in every function, including the laboratory. While laboratories are facing demands, they are simultaneously being tasked to do so with limited budget and staff.
Leveraging Total Value of Ownership principles, Clemenceau Medical Center chose and implemented solutions that reduced expenditures and optimized staff utilization. Key achievements included:
* 40% reduction in QC material consumption
* 70% reduction in overtime expenses
* >200% Increase in tests per square meter
The importance of these operational improvements were magnified as the hospital system navigated how to best allocate its resources to provide best care during the global pandemic."Find out more »
"Join us for a webinar to learn about quality control (QC) regulations, setting the proper QC strategy/design, and troubleshoot SARs CoV-2 and other semi-qualitative tests in the laboratory. Sharon Ehrmeyer, Associate Professor from the University of Wisconsin- Madison will discuss regulations. Sten Westgard, Director of Client Services and Technology for Westgard QC, will cover QC design and troubleshooting the SARs CoV-2 and other semi-quantitative assays. Understanding regulations and how to establish a strong QC design for semi-quantitative tests, leads to better proactive detection of assay problems and the potential identification of false results."Find out more »