The 2012 AACC Thought Leadership Series, supported by a generous grant from Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, consists of three FREE webinars designed to help laboratorians and other healthcare leaders stay current in today's fast-paced and ever-changing laboratory environment. This year, all three programs focus on reducing errors in the lab and fostering a culture of patient safety. After attending each program, you will be given an opportunity to submit a question to the presenter online and to obtain 1.0 ACCENT Continuing Education credits for participating in the webinar.

Leveraging Automation to Reduce Errors in the Analytical Phase of Testing
Nikola A. Baumann Nikola A. Baumann, PhD, DABCC, Director of the Central Clinical Laboratory and Central Processing, Mayo Clinic, and Assistant Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
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10 Annoying Pre- and Post-Analytical Errors and How to Eliminate Them
Michael Astion Michael Astion, MD, PhD, Clinical Pathologist and Division Chief, Laboratory Medicine, at Seattle Children's Hospital and Clinical Professor of Laboratory Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA
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Creating a Blame-Free Environment in the Lab: Using Management Tools to Reduce Human Error
James Hernandez James S. Hernandez, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, College of Medicine, Medical Director of Laboratories and Chair, Division of Laboratory Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ
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Target Audience

Laboratory administrators, pathology directors, in vitro diagnostic industry professionals, hospital administrators, laboratory managers, supervisors and all others involved in fostering a culture of patient safety in the clinical laboratory.

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The AACC Thought Leadership Series is sponsored by AACC and the AACC Management Sciences and Patient Safety Division, and is made possible by a grant from Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics.


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