Improving Quality in Laboratory Medicine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Laboratory Science, Policy and Practice Program Office has sponsored the Laboratory Medicine Best Practices (LMBP) Initiative to address the need for a systematic, multidisciplinary, comprehensive, and transparent approach to identifying, evaluating, and recommending best practices for the field. The LMBP initiative aims to:

  • Develop and apply transparent evidence-based methods for reviewing quality improvement practices
  • Conduct systematic reviews to assess the effectiveness of quality improvement practices
  • Provide a central source of information on the comparative effectiveness of laboratory medicine practices
  • Facilitate a network for the exchange of information on effective laboratory practices

CDC has a contract with Battelle Memorial Institute (Battelle) to carry out a multi-year project as part of this initiative under the guidance of an external multidisciplinary Laboratory Medicine Best Practices Workgroup.

Recent News

LMBP Team Member in San Francisco, CA

Please join LMBP team member Dr. Nancy Cornish (CDC) in San Francisco, CA on June 19 for the 112th meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). Dr. Cornish will be discussing “How ASM Learned to Write Evidence-based Practice Guide... Read More

Tutorials are now available

Our first online tutorial is now available - The A-6 Cycle: Review and Evaluation Methods for Quality Improvement. This 60-minute course is offered for free and may be taken for continuing... Read More

Caring & Capable Dental Services

Our dental team has a comprehensive understanding of our respective areas of dentistry. Whether you need a simple checkup, are suffering from a dental problem, want a brighter smile, or anything else, we can help you. We have board certified dentists in both pediatric dentistry and dental anesthesiology and are more than capable of handling all your needs. You can trust us to provide the effective services you deserve. Read More