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This recorded webinar will provide guidance on test system performance efficiency based on location. It will provide practitioners with knowledge of tools available to assist them in ordering the over 4000 laboratory testing analytes available for aiding in patient care. Also covered in this dynamic presentation is the necessity of a robust IT laboratory system to incorporate these tools. Dr. Daly will also discuss improper test utilization and its negative effects on quality patient care This course has value for clinicians and laboratorians alike collaborating in laboratory testing and patient care.
Participants will be able to:
- Determine where tests are most efficiently performed i.e. POS vs. Reference Laboratory
- Provide practitioners with knowledge of those tools which are available to assist them in ordering the >4000 analytes available
- Emphasize the necessity of a robust IT laboratory system to incorporate the laboratory utilization tools
- Provide information on effect of improper laboratory test utilization
The course links you to an archived version of the webinar slide and audio program, and to available pdf file resources. Your computer must have audio capabilities to hear the audio portion of the presentation.
You must successfully complete the quiz and submit the course evaluation to receive credit.
Dr. Daly is a pathologist who currently resides on Marco Island, Florida. Prior to joining COLA, Dr. Daly practiced pathology in Durham, North Carolina, specializing in clinical pathology.
Dr. Daly is a New York City native and a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. After a residency at Duke University and a tour in the US Navy, Dr. Daly returned to Durham, NC where he practiced both community and academic pathology, retiring in 2009 as Director of Laboratories for the Duke University Health System.
Dr. Daly has had extensive experience managing and advising laboratories of all sizes, from physician office and health clinic laboratories to high volume high complexity laboratories. He served as a COLA accreditation surveyor for the past two years prior to his appointment as COLA’s Chief Medical Officer in September, 2011.
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