Quality Management

 
Chair: Kathleen Dwyer, HT(ASCP)

Director, National Quality Assessment
Quest Diagnostics
14275 Midway Rd. Suite 400
Addison, TX 75063
214-980-4960

kdwyer3322@aol.com

The Quality Management Committee formulates and maintains quality control guidelines which pertain specifically to the histology laboratory.

Committee Business
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Resources & Publications
Resources created by the committee can be found online in the members only community, The Block, in the NSH Resource Library.  Resources include:

 

  • Creating a Quality Process in Histology
  • Pre Microscopic Examination Specimen Handling Guidelines
  • Quality Improvement Guidelines for Anatomic Pathology
  • Competency Standard
  • Tissue Processor Validation Form
  • Process Change Control Form
  • Quality Indicator Form
  • Guidelines for Tissue Processing Programs Validation
  • Guidelines for Equipment Validation
  • Guidelines for Performing a Function Check/Validation for Automated Stainers
  • Validation of Equipment/Instruments: What Does it Mean?
  • Guidelines for Performing a Function Check/Validation for Microtomes
  • A List of URLs for Quality Management Resources