Insight Article

“CLIA and Regulatory Readiness: How Can Your Lab Always Be Ready?”

Much has been written about laboratory regulations and the regulatory process. Why publish another article now? Changes to the healthcare environment in the United States over the past few years have left hospitals and laboratories asking questions about resources. How can the laboratory stay ahead of new regulations? Many laboratories do maintain readiness throughout the inspection cycle. These facilities share common traits. This article will identify success strategies when dealing with regulatory compliance. In general, these strategies fall into three categories: 1) knowledge, 2) awareness, and 3) good management practices. Read the full article as it appears in the July 2016 digital edition of Medical Laboratory Observer and written by Nora Hess, MBA, MT(ASCP), PMP, Senior Consultant by clicking here!