PT Referral Bill Becomes Law

 On December 4, 2012, President Obama signed into law H. R. 6118 — the Taking Essential Steps for Testing (TEST) Act of 2012. The new law, which passed the U. S. House of Representatives in September and the Senate in November by voice vote, resolves a longstanding unresolved issue with respect to CLIA enforcement –…

Quality Assessment COLA Primer

In this resource you will learn how to develop and implement an effective Quality Assessment Plan which:

  • Defines roles and responsibilities
  • Identifies problems that might negatively affects patient care
  • Meets standards of performance, and enables laboratory managers to immediately address noted deficiencies
  • Creates a culture of quality in the laboratory