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  Past Q-Probes Studies— Post-Analytical

 

 

 

Updated April 28, 2014

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2010 2010

Adequacy of surgical pathology reporting of cancer: a College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study of 86 institutions. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2010; 134(8): 969-974.


2008

The Effect Of Continuous Monitoring Of Cytologic-Histologic Correlation Data On Cervical Cancer Screening Performance

Notification of critical results: a College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study of 121 institutions.

The effect of continuous monitoring of cytologic-histologic correlation data on cervical cancer screening performance.

Physician satisfaction with surgical pathology reports: a 2-year College of American Pathology Q-Tracks study.


2007

Assessment Monitoring of Laboratory Critical Values. A College of Pathologists Q-Tracks Study of 180 Institutions


2006

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

2006: Hospital Nursing Satisfaction With Clinical Laboratory Services: A College of American Pathologists Q-Probes Study of 162 Institutions

The Value of Monitoring Frozen Section-Permanent Section Correlation Data
Over Time


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

Heparin Monitoring and Patient Safety: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 3431 Patients at 140 Institutions

Continuous Monitoring of Stat and Routine Outlier Turnaround Times: Two College of American Pathologists Q-TRACKS Monitors in 291 Hospitals


2003

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

Customer Satisfaction in Anatomic Pathology: A College of American Pathologists
Q-PROBES Study of 3065 Physician Surveys from 94 Laboratories

Audit of Transfusion Procedures in 660 Hospitals: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of Patient Identification and Vital Sign Monitoring Frequencies in 16,494 Transfusions

Five-Year Follow-Up of Routine Outpatient Test Turnaround Time: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study


2002

Routine outpatient laboratory test turnaround times and practice patterns. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2002;126(1):11-18.

Quality Indicators of Blood Utilization: Three College of American Pathologists
Q-PROBES Studies of 12,288,404 Red Blood Cell Units in 1,639 Hospitals

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

Laboratory Critical Values Policies and Procedures: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBESs Study in 623 Institutions

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

Surgical Pathology Based Outcomes Assessment of Breast Cancer Early Diagnosis:
A CAP Q-PROBES Study in 1999 Institutions

Reference Laboratory Telephone Service Quality: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 545 Laboratories

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

The Autopsy as a Performance Measurement Tool—Diagnostic Discrepancies and Unresolved Clinical Questions: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 2,479 Autopsies From 248 Institutions

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

Autopsy Result Utilization: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 256 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

Morning Rounds Inpatient Test Availability: A College of American Pathologists
Q-PROBES Study of 79,860 Morning Complete Blood Cell Count and Electrolyte Test Results in 367 Institutions

Postanalytical Quality Improvement: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of Elevated Calcium Results in 525 Institutions

Follow-Up of Abnormal Gynecologic Cytology: A College of American Pathologists
Q-PROBES Study of 16,312 Cases From 306 Laboratories


1998

Blood Component Preparation Turnaround Time (PDF, 573 K)

Cumulative Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns (PDF, 995 K)

Amended Reports in Surgical Pathology and Implications for Diagnostic Error Detection and Avoidance: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 1,667,547 Accessioned Cases in 359 Laboratories (PDF, 487 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

Timeliness of Critical Value Reporting (PDF, 902 K)

Routine Outpatient Test Turnaround Time (PDF, 1.1 MB)

Mammographically Directed Breast Biopsies: A College of American Pathologists
Q-PROBES Study of Clinical Physician Expectations and of Specimen Handling and Reporting Characteristics in 434 Institutions
(PDF, 491 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)

The Use and Abuse of Routine Stool Microbiology: A College American Pathologists
Q-PROBES Study of 601 Institutions
(PDF, 418 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)

Quality Assurance of Autopsy Permit Form Information,Timeliness of Performance, and Issuance of Preliminary Report: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 5434 Autopsies From 452 Institutions (PDF, 490 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)

Cervical Biopsy-Cytology Correlation: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 22,439 Correlations in 348 Laboratories (PDF, 622 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)

Lung Carcinoma Surgical Pathology Report Adequacy: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of Over 8300 Cases From 464 Institutions
(PDF, 348 K)

Quality Assurance of Autopsy Face Sheet Reporting, Final Autopsy Report Turnaround Time, and Autopsy Rates: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 10,003 Autopsies From 418 Institutions (PDF, 404 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)


1995

Interinstitutional Comparison of Bladder Carcinoma Surgical Pathology Report Adequacy: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 7234 Bladder Biopsies and Curettings in 268 Institutions (PDF, 291 K)

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)

Nosocomial Infections: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study in 512 North American Institutions (PDF, 393 K)


1993

Transfusion Appropriateness (PDF, 1.06 MB)

Viral Hepatitis Serology: Test Utilization (PDF, 1.1 MB)

“In Reply” (Letter to Editor). Checklists for Surgical Pathology Reports (PDF, 71 K)

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

Preoperative Autologous Blood Donation in 612 Hospitals: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of Quality Issues in Transfusion Practice (PDF, 509 K)

Quantification of Errors in Laboratory Reports: A Quality Improvement Study of the College of American Pathologists’ Q-PROBES Program (PDF, 522 K)

Interinstitutional Assessment of Colorectal Carcinoma Surgical Pathology Report Adequacy: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of Practice Patterns From 532 Laboratories and 15,940 Reports (PDF, 504 K)


1991

The INR and Monitoring Oral Anticoagulation (PDF, 861 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

Breast Carcinoma Surgical Pathology Report Adequacy (PDF, 552 K)

Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns (PDF, 599 K)

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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