Saint Francis Hospital Verification of Performance
Saint Francis Hospital of Tulsa, Oklahoma, becomes the highest volume laboratory in the US to achieve the Sigma Verification of Performance
Sigma Verification of Saint Francis Hospital Laboratory
Verification: June 1st, 2017
Duration of Verification: June 1st, 2017 through June 30th 2018
Saint Francis Hospital was founded by Mr. and Mrs. William K. Warren, Sr. in 1955 and opened its doors in 1960 in what was then the outskirts of Tulsa. The hospital originally consisted of a sixstory building with 275 acutecare beds and 40 newborn beds. Saint Francis in the 21st century has expanded considerably, It is now the only notforprofit health system still wholly owned and operated in Tulsa, Oklahoma. with a 1,112bed tertiary center, including the region's only children's hospital and level IV neonatal intensive care unit, a 168bed heart hospital and Tulsa's leading trauma and emergency center. The laboratory runs nearly 9 million tests per year, including more than 1600 K+ per day, more than 700 blood draws per day, more than 5,000 specimens per day, more than 1,700 outreach requests per day, and more than 30,000 results per day.
Amanda Coe, Sten Westgard, and Will Stevens
Chemistry Assay 
ARCHITECT c16000 4 
ARCHITECT c16000 5 
ARCHITECT c8000 3 
Albumin 
6 Sigma 
5 Sigma 

ALT 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
Alkaline Phosphatase 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
Amylase 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
AST 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
Bilirubin, Direct 
4 Sigma 
4 Sigma 

Bilirubin, Total 
4 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
Calcium 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
Chloride 
5 Sigma 
5 Sigma 
4 Sigma 
Cholesterol 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
Creatinine Kinase 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
CO2 
5 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
4 Sigma 
Creatinine 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
Glucose 
5 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
GGT 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 

HDL 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
Iron 
6 Sigma 

Lactate 
6 Sigma 
4 Sigma 

Lipase 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
5 Sigma 
Magnesium 
6 Sigma 
4 Sigma 
4 Sigma 
Phosphorous 
4 Sigma 
4 Sigma 
5 Sigma 
Potassium 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
Sodium 
4 Sodium 
4 Sigma 

Total Protein 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
Triglycerides 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
Urea Nitrogen 
4 Sigma 
4 Sigma 

Uric Acid 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
6 Sigma 
Six Sigma: World Class Quality. Possible to use 3s to 3.5s limits and a minimum of controls
Five Sigma: Excellent Quality. Possible to use 3s limits or a 1:3s/2:2s/R:4s Westgard Rule
Four Sigma: Good Quality. Possible to use 1:3s/2:2s/R:4s/4:1s Westgard Rule
Performance of Saint Francis Hospital Laboratory
Congratulations to Amanda Coe for her Quality Manager Certification.
In addition to the Sigmametrics, Saint Francis Laboratory is one of the pioneers in informatics of Sigmametrics. They worked together in Data Innovations to create a custom function to automatically pull performance data and calculate their Sigmametrics.
Congratulations to the entire laboratory of Sanit Francis Hospital for their accomplishments.