Automated testing in hematology: the role of rules in setting a standard

Automated testing in hematology: the role of rules in setting a standard

Rules—they are the backbone of the successful operation of any system. They bring order out of (potential) chaos, and give the people who follow and depend on them the ability to predict behavior and outcomes.

Laboratories certainly require rules; lab leaders call them “review criteria” or “clinical testing guidelines.” They are the predetermined guidelines that dictate a follow-up action based on a specific test result. There are four layers of “rules” in the lab: ...download the case study to read more.