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Sage Advice about New Approaches to Quality Control

Dr. Westgard attended an AACC meeting in 2000 on "New Approaches to Quality Control." Statistical QC was implemented in industry in the 1930's and in the healthcare field in the 1960's. It's still faithfully used in industry today, but for some reason a lot of people in healthcare want to give up on it. Dr. Westgard summarizes the "new" thinking and examines some of the underlying reasoning. (Preview) login to read