[Histonet] RE: Setting benchmark for Frozens
Bauer, Karen L.
Bauer.Karen <@t> mayo.edu
Thu Jun 6 09:35:52 CDT 2013
FS TAT is no longer a CAP requirement, since ANP.11820 was deleted from the checklist in 2011. We still document an annual sample of FS TATs as part of our Quality Management measures.
I believe CAP understood that all labs/departments are unique and should set standards specific to what works for them. FS TAT times should be set by the medical director and placed in FS procedures, but CAP is no longer listing that requirement in the ANP checklist.
Karen L. Bauer HTL/HT (ASCP) | Histology Supervisor | Pathology | MOHS Lab Supervisor | Dermatology | Phone: 715-838-3205 | bauer.karen <@t> mayo.edu | Mayo Clinic Health System | 1221 Whipple Street | Eau Claire, WI 54702 | mayoclinichealthsystem.org
From: histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu [mailto:histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu] On Behalf Of Sullivan, Beatrice
Sent: Wednesday, June 05, 2013 9:32 AM
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Subject: [Histonet] Setting benchmark for Frozens
We are attempting to set a realistic benchmark for TAT on Frozen Sections. Any suggestions? We currently use 20 minutes without including multiple part cases. Thank you.
Beatrice L. Sullivan HT(ASCP)HTL
Corporate Histology Manager
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