Tools, Technologies and Training for Healthcare Laboratories

Method Validation

Myths of Quality

We like to assume that everything works perfectly in today's healthcare laboratory; that analytical quality is a given; that even if we don't know what quality we need to achieve, we're achieving it; that today's methods have better imprecision and inaccuracy than needed; that no further improvements are necessary in the QC of the 21st century. Dr. Westgard discusses these myths, sorting fact from fiction, and providing commentaries. (Preview)

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