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Reduction in Turn-Around Time for In-lab STAT Coagulation Tests for Women’s Hospital Peri-partum Women

Date: April 20, 2017
Filed under: Quality Academy, Clinician Quality Academy, Improvement Project

Project summary:

With the realization that TAT for STAT INR and Fibrinogen level was too long to effect appropriate transfusion management, we stablished a QI project to reduce TAT of STAT PT/aPTT/QFib tests from Women’s hospital operating room and delivery suites to ≤25minutes (Median) and ≤30 minutes (90th %ile) (Collection to Result).

Project lead:

Name Kate Chipperfield
Title Physician
Organization BC Children’s and Women’s
Phone 604-875-2044
Email address
Year 2017