Laboratory/Patient Safety/Quality

Register now – April 9, 2024
- This presentation will give learners an understanding of what problem-solving thinking is, as well as an overview of what DMAIC, A3, and PDSA problem-solving approaches are to support your quality and continuous improvement journey.

By MCL Education • January 31, 2024

PACE/State of FL This webinar will provide a methodology for laboratory leadership to review their test menu for assays that most impact the financial health of their laboratory.

By MCL Education • January 9, 2024

PACE / State of FL

This "Phlebotomy Webinar" will review proper blood culture collection techniques and demonstrate how specimen quality can impact patient care.

By MCL Education • November 15, 2023

PACE / State of FL
This “Continual Improvement” webinar provides an overview of the event management process deployed by the Mayo Clinic Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology.

By MCL Education • October 25, 2023

PACE / State of FL
This “Continual Improvement” webinar will provide an overview of the most common CLIA deficiencies in 2022 and ideas for avoiding noncompliance. The presenters will also review new CMS rules for remote review that were published at the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency and provide an update on efforts to reform the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) provisions that are used to calculate laboratory reimbursement.

By MCL Education • September 13, 2023

PACE / State of FL

Phlebotomy and specimen collection services are on the forefront of patient diagnosis. However, more often than not, they are over shadowed by testing laboratories because they deliver the final test results. The focus of this webinar is to highlight key operational metrics that will help you run a successful phlebotomy laboratory service.

By MCL Education • June 14, 2023

This “Phlebotomy Webinar” will discuss real-world examples of patient behavior deemed unsafe and/or disrespectful and best practices for resolution.

By MCL Education • May 17, 2023

PACE / State of FL
This Continual Improvement webinar will focus on a data driven and systematic approach to understand demand, identify idle time, and optimize work schedules. We will examine the different variations that exist when performing staffing to workload analysis. Case studies will be utilized to generate ideas.

By MCL Education • March 8, 2023

PACE / State of FL
This “Continual Improvement” webinar will provide an overview of new or changed regulations for 2022, and other regulatory issues that have the potential to affect clinical laboratories. The latter half of the year has been very busy for laboratory-related regulations and legislation, including the potential VALID Act and its impact to laboratory developed tests (LDTs), the SALSA Act which seeks to address reimbursement issues with the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA), and the potential end of the COVID-19 public health emergency.

By MCL Education • December 14, 2022

PACE / State of FL - This month’s “Virtual Lecture” discusses how building teams includes employee growth, engagement, and communication. In this presentation, Linda Backus and Jennifer Storlie will discuss various tools and training techniques, and how to address difficult employees.

By MCL Education • August 24, 2022

PACE/State of FL This “phlebotomy webinar” will walk learners through the quality improvement methodology and describe PDSA cycle interventions that were implemented in this unit which successfully reduced the amount of canceled labs due to specimen integrity.

By MCL Education • August 17, 2022

PACE / State of FL - This “Continual Improvement” webinar provides an overview of automating laboratory workflows and its impact on the overall efficiency of testing by speeding up tasks, minimizing waste, reducing reagent usage, and facilitating higher throughput. Optimizing operational efficiency through automation leads to lower running costs, the elimination of errors inherent in manual processes, a reduction in repetitive motion injuries, and improved accuracy and reliability of data.

By MCL Education • July 20, 2022

PACE/State of FL - This “Continual Improvement webinar” will provide an overview of Mayo Clinic Laboratories (MCL) approach to the pursuit of operational excellence utilizing lean principles. This will include why this approach has been adopted, provide some background on the lean improvement framework, and how the organization will be impacted as the strategy evolves.

By MCL Education • June 7, 2022