2021 ICBE: Standardizing Tests Across Multiple Sites Benefits Patient Care and Improves Management of Laboratory Data - ICBEPCARE10W.2021
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This informatics case-based informatics activity is intended for to medical directors, pathologists, and residents.

Credit Type: CME
Duration: 1 hour
Launch Date: October 25, 2021
Expiration Date: October 24, 2024 11:59 PM (CT)
Pricing: Junior Member Fee: $10.00
MOC Category: Systems-Based Practice

Many healthcare systems have improved patient care and reduced costs by implementing uniform laboratory testing across multiple sites. This case will explain how you can streamline test order workflows and standardize testing practices across multiple locations.

After completing this activity, you should be able to:

  1. Explain the function of middleware in the laboratory.
  2. Describe reasons it’s important to review the SOPs of all sites involved in a laboratory harmonization project.
  3. Understand the impact that different middleware rules may have when establishing a reflex algorithm across multiple laboratory sites.

CME Information
Accreditation: The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Category 1: The College of American Pathologists designates this internet enduring material educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Payment Information
To pay with a check, print a copy of this page and send it with your check to the address below. You will be notified when your payment has been processed and you have been registered into the activity.

College of American Pathologists
CAP Learning
325 Waukegan Road
Northfield, IL 60093-2750

Refund Policy
Refunds will be handled on an exception basis. Please submit your request to the CAP in writing via email at education@cap.org or fax at 847-832-8006.

Technical Requirements
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CAP Learning has recognized that some Veteran’s Administration, US Government, and military participants may have difficulty accessing the online activity. If you experience difficulty or have any questions, please contact a representative of the Customer Contact Center at 800-323-4040 option 1 or education@cap.org.

This activity and evaluation are available October 25, 2021, and expire October 24, 2024, at 11:59 PM (CT). Upon completion of the activity your credit will be awarded. Your certificate may be downloaded from your Transcript.


Non-Member Price:   $52.00  
Member Price:  $40.00   

2021 ICBE: Standardizing Tests Across Multiple Sites Benefits Patient Care and Improves Management of Laboratory Data