Clinical laboratory accuracy and quality is under increased scrutiny as precision medicine puts diagnostics in the spotlight
from Dark Daily
In recent years, consumers have continually raised the bar in their expectation of quality when they interact with the healthcare system. Not only do patients expect providers — including clinical laboratories and anatomic pathology groups — to improve regularly over time, but the public has even less tolerance for medical errors of any type. Thus, a recent NPR story is one more warning to the medical laboratory profession that it should be devoting resources and effort to improving quality.
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