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9 12, 2015

Measures to Promote Safety in Clinical Laboratories

By |December 9th, 2015|Clinical Laboratories|Comments Off on Measures to Promote Safety in Clinical Laboratories

Lab testing is the standard part of diagnosing various types of diseases. However, the laboratory can be a hazardous environment to work in unless there are appropriate safety policies and procedures in place. The emergence of highly infectious diseases such as Ebola, hepatitis and HIV, has made health and safety in clinical laboratories an increasingly [...]

22 05, 2015

Adherence to Best Practices Critical for Clinical Laboratories

By |May 22nd, 2015|Clinical Laboratories, Laboratory Tests|Comments Off on Adherence to Best Practices Critical for Clinical Laboratories

Laboratory tests influence medical decisions, treatment options and thereby, people’s lives. Accurate test results reduce medical errors and promote patient safety. Adherence to good laboratory practices and basic policies is essential to ensure error-free, consistent test results. Recent Investigation Provides Disturbing Evidence Inaccurate lab results and lab errors can endanger patient’s lives. Lab tests are [...]