The Eight Principles of Certainty is featured in the August 2016 IBMS Gazette. The feature comes off the back of a PinpointBPS presentation at the Clinisys UGM by LTS Director Chris Fourie.
By Sam Thurgood
How you calculate your laboratory test costs not only helps you manage laboratory costs effectively – it can have a dramatic impact on quality too. Traditionally, costs are determined using a top-down, proportional approach. Sam Thurgood, Senior Consultant at LTS argues that exactly the opposite approach is required.
For the typical laboratory, adapting to an environment of constant change is fraught with risk; but it shouldn't have to be. Here are the Eight Principles every laboratory should practice.
As someone who works in diagnostics, you are probably well aware that ISO 15189 is a rigorous standard that requires significant commitment from laboratory management. By aligning your performance improvement efforts with compliance measures, PinpointBPS can be a powerful aid that supports ISO 15189 within laboratories.
If you've been in the business of improving business processes for more than a couple of years, it is likely you’ve witnessed the nightmarish scenario of an improvement initiative gone wrong. For months after the improvement intervention, an organisation is worse off than it was before.