Labquality Days 2020 presentations are available online

Labquality Days - The International Congress on Quality in Laboratory Medicine 2020 attracted record number of medical laboratory and quality management professionals to Helsinki. This year we had 160 international delegates from 30 countries and 900 delegates from Finland.  World class speakers and easy-to-approach expert panel guarantee every year a unique experience and excellent update to the latest information and studies.

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Determination of Sigma Score Based on Biological Variation

Piet Meijer from the Netherlands is giving a presentation about using biological variation based quality goals at The International Congress on Quality in Laboratory Medicine 2020. Dr. Meijer  summarizes that the application of six-sigma to biological variation (BV) derived analytical performance specifications is hampered by the large variation in published BV data. In this presentation … Continued

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Iron regulatory hormone Hepcidin

Dorine W. Swinkels  from the Department of Laboratory Medicine of the Radboud university medical center is presenting a poster about harmonization and standardization of Hepcidin methods at the International Congress on Quality in Laboratory Medicine 2020 in Helsinki. This poster is based on their work started in 2005  when they were the first to employ … Continued

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Harmonization of clinical laboratory measurement procedures

Professor Greg Miller from Virginia Commonwealth University gives an opening lecture: The Harmonization Journey: Where Are We Going on Thursday 6th of February at the International Congress on Quality in Laboratory Medicine 2020. Professor Miller points out that harmonized results are required for medical diagnosis, treatment and monitoring based on decision values for laboratory test … Continued

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How to ensure accurate and robust reference intervals?

Professor Yesim Özarda, from Uludag University gives an presentation about reference intervals on Thursday 6 February 2020 at the International Congress on Quality in Laboratory Medicine in Helsinki. Professor Özarda summarizes that the reference intervals are a vital part of the information supplied by laboratories to support the interpretation of numerical clinical pathology results. Reference … Continued

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Share your research results at Labquality Days. Join the ePoster session!

The ePoster session arranged during Labquality Days is a great opportunity to showcase projects and research results in laboratory medicine, personalized medicine or quality management. Selected posters are displayed in the best spot in the main lobby, where Congress visitors can explore them freely throughout Labquality Days. Please send us your abstract by 30 November 2019.

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How good comments can medical laboratories provide clinicians?

On the first congress day the scientific program is build on the theme Harmonization of medical laboratory practices. One of the speakers is M.D., Ph.D. Eva Ajzner who will highlight the meaning of interpretive commenting (IC) as an integral part of postanalytical activities of laboratories. Please read up on Dr. Ajzner’s subject ”Quality of Comments for the Clinicians” on the abstract here.

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