stat lab

stat lab

Lab medicine A free-standing lab capable of performing an abbreviated battery of tests, and serving as a receiving 'node' for a larger lab to which the SL is ultimately responsible; SLs are intended to ↓ Pt length of hospital stay, ↓ turnaround time, ↑ Pt convenience, ↑ physician–client satisfaction, ↓ costs
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My first assignment was in the Chemistry section of the STAT lab after I had graduated the Basic Medical Laboratory Course.
He worked with the STAT lab, perfusionists, information technologists, and physicians to map the workflow at the 403-bed hospita1.
The goal of the TQM study was to reduce the TAT of the Stat lab tests, currently 60 minutes from the time they are ordered.
The cobas MRSA/SA test is designed to support rapid screening and surveillance of MRSA & SA known causes of healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs), for use in emergency rooms, intensive care units and STAT lab settings.
Running a STAT lab is not cheap because it has to run 24 hours a day," Melnick says.
The indicator not only allows notification of STATs coming through the tube system, the process helps get STAT lab results to needed areas.
Sturtevant adds, "The method described could not be used to compare a reference laboratory to a STAT lab or to a hospital lab due to the different missions, test mix, and acuity of service needs.
Focusing first on the cardiovascular operating room (CVOR), Jones worked with all the stakeholders--the STAT lab, perfusionists, IT, physicians--to map the current process at Geisinger Medical Center, a 403-bed hospital in Danville.