The impact of QC frequency on patient results.

  title={The impact of QC frequency on patient results.},
  author={John C Yundt-Pacheco and Curtis A. Parvin},
  journal={MLO: medical laboratory observer},
  volume={40 9},
  pages={24, 26-7}
The expected number of unacceptable patient results due to an undetected, malfunction--E(Nu)--can be set as a patient-based quality goal. Using the number of patients tested between QC specimens as a design parameter allows one to design QC strategies that meet specified patient-based quality goals. The QC utilization rate can be minimized in a QC design… CONTINUE READING