Standarization or Standarisation? Harmonization or Harmonisation? We seem to be headed toward a schism in performance specifications, rather than a consensus. Here's a current comparison of Global Performance Specifications for Chemistry Assays.
There may be 50 ways to leave your lover, but how many ways can you break the "Westgard Rules"? Can you guess? You may be surprised by the possibilities.
March 2017: Westgard, Armbruster and Westgard editors are proud to announce a special issue of Clinics in Laboratory Medicine.
In February 2019, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare issued proposed changes to the CLIA regulations. This is potentially the largest shake-up in US regulations in decades.
We've talked about Westgard Rules for decades, and we've talked about Six Sigma for years. So what happens when we try to talk about both at the same time? Westgard Sigma Rules
In 2017, Clinical Chemistry published a study evaluating the trueness of 24 Serum Albumin methods.