Clinical testing laboratories that perform testing in the United States must comply with Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) requirements.
Compliance with CLIA regulations already requires a sizeable financial investment by clinical laboratories, so every additional dollar spent on compliance costs can affect the bottom line and add to the already-high level of complexity. Yet it isn't uncommon for compliance expenditures to be unnecessarily excessive.
This white paper, “Managing CLIA Compliance Costs: 6 Mistakes Every Laboratory Should Avoid,” lays out how to avoid the 6 most common – and costly – mistakes that clinical testing labs make when seeking compliance with CLIA regulations:
Spending Too Much on Documentation Management
Spending Too Much on Training
Spending Too Much on Customer Complaints Management