January 19, 2017
This presentation briefly explains an important clinical test performed in the Mayo Clinic Biomaterials and Histomorphometry Core Laboratory that evaluates bone disorders. The presentation also describes how the lab created a project to address a deficiency associated with turnaround time.
Video Length: 11 min. 15 sec.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Enhance communication between the laboratory staff and biopsy test readers.
- Create awareness of the published TAT in the Mayo Medical Laboratories catalog for iliac crest bone biopsy analysis.
- Identify ways to reduce TAT for iliac crest bone biopsy analysis.
This series is intended for laboratory administrators and managers, quality assurance and control staff, supervisors, and other laboratory personnel dedicated to continuous process improvement.
Avudai Maran, Ph.D.
Biomaterials and Histomorphometry Core Laboratory
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
All future Case Studies in Process Improvement topics will be housed within our Hot Topics program moving forward.