Embracing New Quality Specifications: Adjusting Lab Practices - CLIA 2024 and Beyond

Wednesday, July 31
7:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Location: Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Room:Grant Park CD
Sponsored by Bio-Rad Labs


The workshop aims to provide attendees with a key understanding of the implications of changing quality specifications using the new CLIA 2024 Proficiency Testing (PT) limits as an example. This workshop will start with an overview of how the changes in the quality specifications will affect existing QC workflow processes and then address the critical steps in QC troubleshooting, the necessity of revising risk assessment with new quality specifications and the value of Unity for preparing for CLIA 2024 PT. This workshop provides an excellent opportunity to embrace changing quality specifications. 


James H. Nichols, PhD, DABCC, FADLM
Medical Director, Clinical Chemistry and POCT, Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Lorin Bachmann, PhD, DABCC
Co-Director, Clinical Chemistry, VCU Health System

John Yundt-Pacheco, MSCS
Principle Scientist, Sr, Bio-Rad Labratories