Posted by Sten Westgard, MS
WHAT'S THE RIGHT GOAL?
Labs are blessed today with a wealth of quality specifications, from
CLIA, Rilibak, RCPA and of course the Ricos et al biological
database. But all those choices can be overwhelming. Often, we are asked,
"What's the best quality requirement?" or "What's the right quality
requirement for my lab?" Here's a guide to help sort the goals and make the
best choice for your needs.
QC REALITY CHECK, PART 4
Dietmar Stockl, PhD, continues his series on real-world internal QC (IQC)
scenarios. What happens when the laboratory purposely sets the wrong
WE NEED MORE DATA, MORE DATA, AND... MORE DATA
The advice about restaurants has its analog in the laboratory. When trying
to assess method performance and conduct validation, laboratories need to
focus on three things: data, data, and more data.