Reducing Errors in the Clinical Laboratory: A Lean Production System Approach
MedSun: Newsletter #32, January 2009

By David A. Novis, MD
LabMedicine

Performance benchmarks by clinical practices allow us to deduce which of those practices we believe to be "best". But often times benchmarking encourages intervention retroactively. To prevent errors in the lab, a more proactive approach to error prevention is necessary.

Additional Information:

Reducing Errors in the Clinical Laboratory: A Lean Production System Approach. By David A. Novis, MD. LabMedicine. September 2008.

http://www.davidnovis.com/docs/0908_Novis_Feature.pdf


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