Laboratory medicine best practices : achieving evidence based quality improvement
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      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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