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  Past Q-Probes Studies —Analytical

 

 

 

Updated January 11, 2010

2008 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004| 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999
1998 | 1997 | 1996 | 1995 | 1994 | 1993 | 1992 | 1991 | 1990


2008 2008

The rate of microscopic examination of urine sediment: a College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study of 11243 urinalysis tests from 88 institutions.


2006

Identification Errors Involving Clinical Laboratories: A College of American Pathologists Q-Probes Study of Patient and Specimen Identification Errors at 120 Institutions

Laboratory Productivity and the Rate of Manual Peripheral Blood Smear Review: A College of American Pathologists Q-Probes Study of 95141 Complete Blood Count Determinations Performed in 263 Institutions


2005

Patient Safety in Anatomic Pathology: Measuring Discrepancy Frequencies and Causes


2004

Biochemical Markers of Myocardial Injury Test Turnaround Time: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 7 020 Troponin and 4 368 CK-MB Determinations in 159 Institutions


2003

Six-Year Trends in Laboratory Computer Availability: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study

Type and Screen Completion for Scheduled Surgical Procedures: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 8941 Type and Screen Tests in 108 Institutions


2002

Surgical Pathology Extradepartmental Consultation Practices: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 2746 Consultations From 180 Laboratories

Operating Room Blood Delivery Turnaround Time: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 12647 Units of Blood Components in 466 Institutions

Q-TRACKS: A College of American Pathologists Program of Continuous Monitoring and Logitudinal Performance Tracking


2001

Physician Satisfaction and Emergency Department Laboratory Test Turnaround Time: Observations Based on College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Studies

Nongynecologic Cytology Turnaround Time: A College of American Pathologists
Q-PROBES Study of 180 Laboratories


2000

Quality Management in Gynecologic Cytology Using Interlaboratory Comparison


1999

Physician Satisfaction with Clinical Laboratory Services

Point-of-Care Coagulation Testing

Using Outlier Events to Monitor Test Turnaround Time: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study in 496 Laboratories

Gynecologic Cytology Turnaround Time: A College of American Pathologists
Q-PROBES Study of 371 Laboratories

Diagnostic Uncertainty Expressed in Prostate Needle Biopsies: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 15,753 Prostate Needle Biopsies in 332 Institutions

Employee Competence and Performance-Based Assessment: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of Laboratory Personnel in 522 Institutions


1998

Blood Component Preparation Turnaround Time (PDF, 573 K)

Interinstitutional Comparison of Bedside Blood Glucose Monitoring Program Characteristics, Accuracy Performance, and Quality Control Documentation: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of Bedside Blood Glucose Monitoring Performed in 226 Small Hospitals (PDF, 583 K)

Early Morning Blood Collections: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 657 Institutions (PDF, 345 K)

Interinstitutional Comparison of Surgical Biopsy Diagnosis Turnaround Time: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 5,384 Surgical Biopsies in 157 Small Hospitals (PDF, 455 K)


1997

Routine Outpatient Test Turnaround Time (PDF, 1.1 MB)

Interinstitutional Comparison of Frozen Section Turnaround Time: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 32868 Frozen Sections in 700 Hospitals (PDF, 630 K)

The College of American Pathologists, 1946-1996: Quality Assurance Service
(PDF, 652 K)

Changes in Emergency Department Turnaround Time Performance From 1990 to 1993: Comparison of Two College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Studies
(PDF, 648 K)


1996

Indications and Immediate Patient Outcomes of Pathology Intraoperative Consultations: A College of American Pathologists/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Outcomes Working Group Study (PDF, 448 K)

Intralaboratory Timeliness of Surgical Pathology Reports: Results of Two College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Studies of Biopsies and Complex Specimens
(PDF, 778 K)

Bedside Glucose Monitoring: Comparison of Performance as Studied by the College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Program (PDF, 374 K)

Bedside Glucose Monitoring Quality Control Practices: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of Program Quality Control Documentation, Program Characteristics, and Accuracy Performance in 544 Institutions (PDF, 465 K)

Rescreening in Gynecologic Cytology: Rescreening of 8096 Previous Cases for Current Low-Grade and Indeterminate-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion Diagnoses—A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 323 Laboratories (PDF, 287 K)

Laboratory Computer Availability: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of Computer Downtime in 422 Institutions (PDF, 423 K)

Interinstitutional Comparison of Frozen Section Consultations: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 90,538 Cases in 461 Institutions (PDF, 361 K)

Interinstitutional Comparison of Frozen Section Consultation in Small Hospitals:
A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 18,532 Frozen Section Consultation Diagnoses
(PDF, 423 K)

Reasons for Proficiency Testing Failures in Clinical Chemistry and Blood Gas Analysis:
A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study in 665 Laboratories

(PDF, 573 K)


1995

Quality of Telephone Responsiveness (PDF, 1 MB)

Timeliness of Clinical Laboratory Tests: A Discussion Based on Five College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Studies (PDF, 432 K)

Transfusion Medicine Monitoring Practices: A Study of the College of American Pathologists/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Outcomes Working Group (PDF, 555 K)

Rescreening in Gynecologic Cytology: Rescreening of 3762 Previous Cases for Current High-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions and Carcinoma: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 312 Institutions (PDF, 474 K)


1994

Laboratory Diagnosis of Tuberculosis (PDF, 1.13 MB)


1993

Physician Goals and Laboratory Test Turnaround Times: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 2763 Clinicians and 722 Institutions (PDF, 466 K)

Digoxin Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Practices: A College of American Pathologists
Q-PROBES Study of 666 Institutions and 18 679 Toxic Levels
(PDF, 464 K)

Bedside Glucose Monitoring: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of the Program Characteristics and Performance in 605 Institutions (PDF, 610 K)


1992

Laboratory Safety Practices and Policies (PDF, 1 MB)

Emergency Department Stat Test Turnaround Times: A College of American Pathologists’ Q-PROBES Study for Potassium and Hemoglobin (PDF, 543 K)

Interinstitutional Database for Comparison of Performance in Lung Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 5,264 Cases With Histologic Correlation (PDF, 583 K)


1991

The INR and Monitoring Oral Anticoagulation (PDF, 861 K)

Interinstitutional Comparison of Performance in Breast Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology: A Q-PROBES Quality Indicator Study (PDF, 574 K)

Intralaboratory Performance and Laboratorians’ Expectations for Stat Turnaround Times: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of Four Cerebrospinal Fluid Determinations (PDF, 497 K)

Interinstitutional Comparison of Frozen-Section Consultation: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 79 647 consultations in 297 North American Institutions (PDF, 523 K)


1990

Laboratory Quality Assurance (PDF, 481 K)

The Accuracy of Frozen Section Diagnosis in 34 Hospitals (PDF, 351 K)

The Response to the Challenge for the College of American Pathologists' New
Q-PROBES Program: The Impact of Whole Blood Testing on Response Time

(PDF, 225 K)

Quality Assurance Measurements in Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (PDF, 391 K)

 
 

 

 

   
 
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