We had hundreds of participants at the Westgard Zoom on Linearity and Reportable Range. And many questions raised that couldn't be answered during the time of the call. So here are the answers we couldn't give during the zoom.
It is always good to challenge conventional wisdom. In revisiting the assumptions of the past, we sometimes find we have evolved beyond old practices and can adopt new ones. A recent series of questions posted on the AACC listserve deserves a broader audience.
In August 2021, the webinar, Sigma Stronger, covered the latest developments in quality benchmarking and updates to the design of QC procedures. After a lively question and answer session, all the questions that couldn't be answered live were saved for later reply. Here are all the questions and answers.
On July 12, 2021, the Westgards took part in the Quality in the Spotlight "Masterclass" on POCT testing and quality. The virtual masterclass generated so many questions that we couldn't answer all of them in the time given. Here are a few questions we answered later.
At the 40th birthday party of the "Westgard Rules", a generous serving of questions and answers were served, along with some virtual cake.