Digital Pathology and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

  Keynote speaker: Sami Blom Application Manager (Fimmic, Finland) Sami Blom is a doctoral student in Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland – FIMM. He has been working with translational cancer research: Research on prognostic tissue biomarkers in prostate cancer. Focus on PI3K/AKT and NFkB pathways Development of immunohistochemical methods and imaging for high-content tissue analysis … Continued

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Labquality Days Quality Control

Why commutability of control materials is so important?

Keynote Speaker: Vincent Delatour Prinicipal Investigator Biomarkers / Bioanalysis at LNE (French Metrology Laboratory) Vincent obtained his Engineer degree in Biotechnology in 2003 (INSA Lyon, France). He did his PhD thesis in exploratory Oncology in the lab of Marie-France Carlier in CNRS (Gif sur Yvette, France), where he studied cell motility through the development of … Continued

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What is the future of internal and external quality assessment?

    Keynote Speaker: Tony Badrick BAppSc, BSc, BA, MLitSt (Math), MBA, PhD(QUT), PhD(UQ), FAIMS, FAACB, FACB, FAIM, Member Aust Maths Soc, FRCPA (Hon), FFSc(RCPA). He was Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine at Bond University for 4 years before becoming the CEO of the RCPAQAP in 2015. He is an Adjunct Professor … Continued

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Labquality Days – Call for Posters

Welcome to the International Congress on Quality in Laboratory Medicine 7-8 February 2019 in Helsinki Scientific program of the congress provides two days intensive scientific lectures and two plenary lectures dealing with mega trends in healthcare field. The 2019 Themes are: Quality Control Reinvented? and Digital Health.  Please find the full scientific program here. All … Continued

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Quality Control Reinvented? & Digital Health

Labquality Days is one of the largest international congresses in 2019 focused on quality and laboratory medicine. The congress is held at Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre. The 2019 themes are Quality Control Reinvented? and Digital Health. Come and enjoy the inspiring scientifc atmosphere and feel the pleasant cool winter days in Helsinki. Scientific … Continued

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Quqlity cube - Labquality Days

Labquality´s Quality Promotion Awards 2018

  Quality promotion awards ceremony Labquality´s annual quality promotion awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 8th of February at 17:00 – 17:30 in connection with the International Congress on Quality in Laboratory Medicine in Helsinki. The awards are granded to persons who are dedicated to promote quality in laboratory medicine and healthcare. The award … Continued

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HbA1c standardization - Labquality Days 2018

Why is HbA1c standardisation needed?

  Abstract: HbA1c standardisation and clinical outcomes Definitive studies in the 1990s such as the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) in type 1 diabetes and the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) in type 2 diabetes have proven a relationship between HbA1c and diabetes complications. At the time of these studies, there was little … Continued

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Reference methods in clinical chemistry

Reference methods in clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine

  Abstract: Reference measurement procedures – Emphasis on performance specifications and operating laboratories In the discipline of laboratory medicine there is consensus that routine measurement procedures/assays claiming the same measurand should give equivalent results within clinically meaningful limits, and that trueness is the ideal basis for achieving equivalence. This measurement paradigm was already propagated by … Continued

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