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Application of biological variation and sigma metrics to evaluate the performance of HbA 1c in external quality assessment.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Scandinavian journal of clinical and laboratory investigation [Scand J Clin Lab Invest] 2022 Sep; Vol. 82 (5), pp. 398-403. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 23.

Abstract:Background: It is crucial to improve the accuracy of HbA 1c measurement as its essential role in diabetes diagnosis and treatment. We aimed to establish the biological variation (BV) and sigma metrics (SM) models and apply the models to evaluate the an...

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Analytical performance evaluation of sensitive and old generation reagent in routine practical use: estradiol experience.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Scandinavian journal of clinical and laboratory investigation [Scand J Clin Lab Invest] 2022 Apr; Vol. 82 (2), pp. 150-155. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Feb 15.

Abstract:Evaluation of the analytical performance of tests in medical laboratories is important. Total Error (TE) and sigma analysis have been used as a quantitative indicator of quality for many years. The aim of this study is to evaluate the analytical perfor...

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Integrating moving average control procedures into the risk-based quality control plan in small-volume medical laboratories.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Biochemia medica [Biochem Med (Zagreb)] 2022 Jun 15; Vol. 32 (2), pp. 020711.

Abstract:Introduction: The modern approach to quality control (QC) in medical laboratories implies the development of a risk-based control plan. This paper aims to develop a risk-based QC plan for a laboratory with a small daily testing volume and to integrate ...

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Sigma metrics in laboratory medicine: A call for harmonization.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry [Clin Chim Acta] 2022 Jul 01; Vol. 532, pp. 13-20. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 17.

Abstract:Background and Aim: Sigma metrics are applied in clinical laboratories to assess the quality of analytical processes. A parameter associated to a Sigma > 6 is considered "world class" whereas a Sigma  6 ranging from 17.5% to 84.4%. The nature of bias w...

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Fully validated UPLC-MS/MS method for quantifying Favipiravir in human plasma boosted lean six sigma: An application for a bioequivalence study.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Biomedical chromatography : BMC [Biomed Chromatogr] 2022 Sep; Vol. 36 (9), pp. e5381. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 13.

Abstract:This research developed and validated a highly sensitive and selective UPLC-MS/MS approach using a triple quadrupole mass spectrometer for quantifying favipiravir. Moreover, we introduced a study evaluating bioequivalence using two drugs, Favibrivix an...

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Evaluation of the clinical chemistry tests analytical performance with Sigma Metric by using different quality specifications - Comparison of analyser actual performance with manufacturer data.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Biochemia medica [Biochem Med (Zagreb)] 2022 Feb 15; Vol. 32 (1), pp. 010703. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Dec 15.

Abstract:Introduction: The interest in quality management tools/methodologies is gradually increasing to ensure quality and accurate results in line with international standards in clinical laboratories. Six Sigma stands apart from other methodologies with its ...

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Lean adoption, implementation, and outcomes in public hospitals: benchmarking the US and Italy health systems.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):BMC health services research [BMC Health Serv Res] 2022 Jan 29; Vol. 22 (1), pp. 122. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jan 29.

Abstract:Background: Despite the growing interest in transformational performance improvement among nearly all countries, international benchmarking has rarely been used. Cross-comparative research could allow an appreciation of the extent of Lean's use in heal...

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Developing Green Healthcare Activities in the Total Quality Management Framework.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International journal of environmental research and public health [Int J Environ Res Public Health] 2022 May 26; Vol. 19 (11). Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 26.

Abstract:This study examines the effectiveness of green healthcare activities in hospitals based on the total quality management (TQM) framework. The proposed research model and associated hypotheses were tested using structural equations modeling based on the ...

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[Lean Six Sigma in the implementation of automated dispensing systems: improving the safe use of medications in thoracic surgery.]

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Revista espanola de salud publica [Rev Esp Salud Publica] 2022 Apr 12; Vol. 96. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 12.

Abstract:Objective: Medications errors are a major problem that can cause a harm to inpatients. The main objective of the study was to compared medication errors in pharmacotherapeutic process before and after to carried out an intervention: to implant an autom...

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Bias estimation for Sigma metric calculation: arithmetic mean versus quadratic mean.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Biochemia medica [Biochem Med (Zagreb)] 2022 Oct 01; Vol. 32 (3), pp. 030401. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 05.

Abstract:Competing Interests: Potential conflict of interest None declared.

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