There are many challenges associated with Point-of-care testing (POCT), mainly related to quality assurance. On any given day, an inefficient POCT workflow can lead to pitfalls such as overburdened staff, manual transcription errors, and loss of revenue. At Bumrungrad International Hospital, a tertiary care private hospital in Thailand, their POCT service and test volume has grown significantly in recent years. In 2018, the hospital’s POCT service consisted of over 70 devices performing six tests and covering over 40 site units. Servicing a testing volume of about 400 test results per day, performed by over 800 POCT users.
In this webinar, Chayanit Srihong, Senior Manager of Point-of-care testing and Referral laboratory Service at Bumrungrad International Hospital, will discuss how the POCT management team improved their POCT by eliminating manual steps and common pitfalls in their daily workflow.
Who Should Attend?
Point-of-care coordinators, Clinicians, laboratorians, specialists, healthcare professionals
Attendees are entitled to ACCENT credits from the AACC and/or P.A.C.E. credits from the ASCLS.
Chayanit Srihong is the Senior Manager of Point-of-care testing and Referral laboratory Service at Bumrungrad Hospital Public Company Limited. Chayanit Srihong has over 15 years of experience planning and operating POCT systems, planning and operating referral lab services, and in laboratory business development.
- Describe common pitfalls of POCT operations
- Explain the benefits of a good POCT management ecosystem
- Discuss how to effectively implement POCT services