NACB - Scientific Shorts
NACB - Scientific Shorts (formerly NACB Blog)
By Dan Scungio, MT (ASCP), SLS, CQA (ASQ)
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Time and time again natural and man-made disasters are affecting hospitals and laboratories throughout the country. In just the past few years news headlines have been littered with tragic hospital scenarios. Some examples include Superstorm Sandy in New York City, devastating tornadoes in Tuscaloo...(Read More)
By Michael Laposata, M.D., Ph.D.
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​When a surgeon mistakenly removes the wrong thing or a patient is administered 4 times the appropriate dose of chemotherapy, the error is rapidly recognized. When physicians fail to order the correct laboratory tests or incorrectly interpret the test results, even when a lethal outcome ensues, the...(Read More)