Collective opinion paper on findings of the 2010 convocation of experts on laboratory quality

Greg Cooper, Niels DeJonge, Sharon Ehrmeyer, John Yundt-Pacheco, Rob Jansen, Carmen Ricós, Mario Plebani
2011 Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine  
As a part of a series of yearly meeting, in May 2010 over 40 medical laboratory opinion leaders, pathologists, clinical biochemists and physicians from Europe, Israel and South Africa gathered together in Bardolino, Italy to discuss issues and current challenges for laboratory medicine, including a) the use of biological variation 10 years after the Stockholm Conference; b) achieving quality in point-of-care testing; c) assessing risk and controlling sources of error in the laboratory; d)
more » ... aboratory; d) determining the appropriate frequency of quality control; and f) putting laboratory medicine at the core of patient care. The intended goal of the convocation was to give laboratory professionals from different countries and backgrounds the opportunity to share ideas, concerns and experiences in previously mentioned areas of interest. This paper provide a synopsis of the reports from each working group.
doi:10.1515/cclm.2011.149 pmid:21366504 fatcat:bymyopmtabdn3guw2l4vxanoly