Texas Local Section Events

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November 14 Enhancing Laboratory Value to Physicians and Patients
Value-Added Lab Testing Services: How Healthcare is Evolving Toward Personalized Medicine and Integrated Clinical Care - Mr. Robert Michel

Utilization of Clinical Laboratory Services in a World with New Rules: Overutilization, Underutilization and the Impact of Both on Patient Outcomes and Healthcare Costs
- Dr. Michael Laposata

A Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service Line Approach to Utilization in a Multi-Hospital System
- Dr. Gregory Sossaman

Local and National Intervention for Improving the use of Genetic Tests
- Dr. Michael Astion

The story of successful Patient Blood Management in a Tertiary Care Medical Center – A Window into a Generalizable Process for Lab Driven Utilization Management
– Dr. Walter Linz

A New Laboratory Value Proposition: Integrated Medical Analytics in the Era of Big Data
– Dr. Brad

Brimhall Validation of CellaVision DM96 for Off-Label Use
– Dr. Hung Luu
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June 13 Difficult to Detect Drugs: Designer Drugs - Bath Salts and Spices
5:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Amitava Dasgupta, PhD, DABCC, FACB
Professor of Pathology
Director of Clinical Chemistry, Toxicology, Immunology and Point of Care Testing
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Texas-Houston, Medical School
Houston, TX 77030
Program Information


November 8 Texas Section AACC Fall 2013 Conference
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
LEAN Basics-Applying LEAN to the Hospital Laboratory
R. Rodney Momcilo​vic, MBA (FIN&HAS), MT

Exploring WASP Automation and LEAN Processes in the Microbiology Laboratory
Terri Riddle, MBA, MT(ASCP)

Lean Journey to Laboratory Quality Improvement
Qing Meng, PhD, MD, DABCC, FACB

Birth of a Lean Lab: Applying a Data-driven Improvement Strategy from Conception to Delivery
Mindy Dement, MBA, MLS(ASCP)CM

Highlights of POCT at Harris Health System
Mandy Dehghan, MBA, MT(ASCP)
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX
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June 21 Texas Section AACC Dinner Mini-Conference & Awards:
Pre-analytical Enhancements for Improved Analytical Test Results
5:15 PM – 8:00 PM
Anthony O. Okorodudu, PhD, MBA, DABCC
Professor of Pathology
Director, Clinical Chemistry
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX
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