The Leica Biosystems Content and Evidence Team has partnered with a private, multispecialty clinic to assess the impact of implementing automated specimen tracking into their laboratory. This laboratory is most interested in increasing efficiency and patient safety throughout their processes.
OPTIMIZING MICROTOMY, CASE ASSEMBLY AND IHC TESTING THROUGH IMPLEMENTATION OF AUTOMATED SPECIMEN TRACKING
During the Optimization Assessment, the Content and Evidence Team observed current processes throughout the histologic process beginning with accessioning and following through to case assembly. As with many laboratories without automated specimen tracking, paper logs or pending reports are used to track samples and users. The staff at this facility currently use