Laboratory medicine best practices : achieving evidence based quality improvement
Corporate Authors:Center for Disease Control and Prevention. (U.S.). Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services. Division of Laboratory Programs, Standards, and Services.
Description:Laboratory Medicine Best Practices (LMBPTM) is a CDC initiative to conduct systematic reviews for developing evidence-based, effective laboratory medicine best practice recommendations.
The LMBP™ initiative:
• Uses transparent, systematic review methods to evaluate the evidence for effectiveness of laboratory medicine quality improvement practices, with a focus on practices in the pre-and post-analytical phases
• Engages topic-specific systematic review teams, expert panels, and LMBP™ workgroup review of findings for recommendations
• Disseminates thesefindings of “best practices” to improve patient outcomes
• Promotes engagement of laboratory professionals in quality improvement research and data collection
• Recognizes laboratory professionals as partners in healthcare policy and decision-making
How can you get involved?
• Communication: Register to receive notifications of new reviews. Provide comments about potential review topics.
• Collaboration: Submit suggestions for future evidence reviews. Submit quality improvement data for evidence reviews.
• Education: Access free online tutorials and earn CME/CE credits. Sign up for updates about the latest LMBPTM findings.
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