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2011 National Patient Safety Goals Updates

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Nominate a colleague for the Point of Care Testing Coordinator of the Year Award

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In recognition of their important role, the American Association of Clinical Chemistry CPOCT Division honors one outstanding POC coordinator every year. Nominations for the 2012 award are due March 15.

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Working together to reduce diagnostic errors

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The IOM report “To Err is Human” published in 2001 highlighted the need to improve patient care. Subsequent reports including “Crossing the Quality Chasm” have driven home the concept of patient centeredness in designing high reliability care systems and procedures. How can labs be part of the solution by driving high reliability in diagnostic processes?

Related Items: 2011 National Patient Safety Goals , Quality Professionals , Laboratory Accreditation , Lab Advantage , Lab Forms , Laboratory Services , Lab Focus (Newsletter) , Accreditation , Laboratory Blog , Accessing the Quality of Care

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