The process of developing and using indicators of quality performance in laboratory medicine presents significant problems for clinical pathologists. Although there have been many proposed indicators, many fail to provide meaningful information. Four types of quality indicators (data reliability, laboratory management, clinical utilization, and pathologist credentialing) are proposed and examples of their use are given.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine|
|State||Published - 1990|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine
- Medical Laboratory Technology