News - 10 March 2017


Traceability in laboratory medicine makes an impression in Latin America

A symposium entitled ‘Traceability in the clinical laboratory: its meaning and relevance in the clinical laboratory’ is included in the programme of the XIII Congreso Latinoamericano de Bioquímica Clínica, which is being held in Punta de Este, Uruguay from 17-20 September 2017. Details of the symposium are as follows:

Symposium: Traceability in the Clinical Laboratory: its meaning and relevance in the clinical laboratory.
Simposio: Trazabilidad en el Laboratorio. Significado e importancia en el laboratorio clínico.

Biological Standardisation in Laboratory Medicine: influencing quality of patient care. Jean Claude Forest (Canada).
Estandarización Biológica en el Laboratorio Clínico: su influencia en la calidad del cuidado de los pacientes.

The Joint Committee for Traceability in Laboratory Medicine (BIPM-IFCC-ILAC), its relationship with patient safety. Silvia Quiroga (Argentina).
El Comité Conjunto para la Trazabilidad de Medicina de Laboratorio (BIPM-IFCC-ILAC), su relación con la seguridad del paciente.

EQAS role on traceability. Marta Torres (Argentina)
Rol de la Evaluación Externa de la Calidad en la trazabilidad

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