It covers communicating laboratory needs; specimen management
policies and rationale; body fluid specimens; gastrointestinal specimens; genital specimens; respiratory specimens; urine specimens; viruses, chlamydiae, rickettsiae, and fungi; wound specimens; and specimen management
A better understanding of the spectrum of surgical specimen management
errors is needed to inform the design of systems that are effective in preventing the occurrence of these errors.
Next, create a "future-state map" that demonstrates the ideal specimen management
process, keeping the fit, form or function as key principles.
EBH will use the Cerner Millennium PathNet solution to streamline specimen management
, track specimens and maintain quality control within the hospital laboratory.
id patient identification system for specimen management
Under this partnership, MediBIC will provide the storage service users with comprehensive support ranging from experiment protocol design to specimen management
to data analysis.
Nearly 100 percent reduction in specimen errors when the specimen management
system was used (TVH) -- The remaining errors (0.
Results-based specimen management
is a particularly powerful addition to the laboratory automation tool chest.
Several interventions were also used several times a day by 40% or more of the respondents: controlled substance checking (49%), telephone consultation (48%), shift report (45%), specimen management
(45%), visitation facilitation (43%), and transport (42%).
Other additions include increased specimen management
and storage capabilities for both short- and long-term testing.
Kevin Boykin, MT, MBA, serves as CEO of Path-Tec, a provider of specimen management