The American Association of Clinical Chemists’ Critical and Point-of-Care Testing Division and the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine held a symposium September 26–28 in Washington, D.C.: 27th International CPOCT Symposium: The Role of Point-of- Care Testing in the Value-Based Healthcare Landscape. The event was very informative with a focus on the current and future role of point-of-care testing (POCT) in a healthcare environment with an emphasis on value and quality of care.
Representing IQMH at the 68th American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo was Dr. Paul Yip, vice-chair of the IQMH Chemistry & Enzymes Scientific committee. Using IQMH Centre for Proficiency Testing survey data, he presented a poster that illustrated findings from a study that showed the ongoing need for standardized creatinine measurements. The poster was very well-received and IQMH is thrilled to be part of this event that showcases breakthrough innovations in clinical testing and patient care, attracting members of the healthcare industry from all over the globe.
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