2017 Quality Conference – Presentations

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Baljit SinghSimple tools for tackling quality improvement initiatives
Karen DallasActive Quality Initiatives, today and tomorrow.
Quality Training in Laboratory Medicine
Phillip MorehouseMaking a Quality Professional for the Medical Laboratory: Past, Present and Future…
Lucy Berte 5 things to make lab quality Better
Carolyn CanfieldPatient-Centred Care - a patient's perspective
Debbie GriswoldPatient-Centred Care - the laboratory perspective
Michael Noble•Why laboratorians should look at ISO9001:2015

•Training in the Many Aspects of Medical Laboratory Quality
Sheila WoodcockThe evolution of ISO standards for medical laboratories
Jim HutchinsonAntimicrobial care - Stewardship as Quality Progress
Veronica RestelliExtending the early and late scopes and functions of EQA
Blake GilksLaboratory Developed Tests - evil necessity or necessary evil
Aaron HirschfeldNew alternatives to Laboratory Developed Tests
Lucy PerroneChallenges for Quality Education
Malcolm AshfordHow BC's new College will enhance Laboratory Quality
Michael AstionTruths and falsehoods of new lab technology: What do Theranos and successful inventors have in common?
Christine NielsenCulture for Quality in Canadian Laboratories.
Robert Rennie Advances in Medical Microbiology - Are the patients better off?
Jennifer FlexmanPersonalized Care: Improving Patient Experience in the Lab Sector
John GalbraithGetting testing and reporting right in microbiology