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Quality leaders in the clinical laboratory space know better than anyone how essential audits are to the health of their organizations (and the stakeholders and constituents they serve). Not only do effective audits help ensure regulatory compliance, but they also provide visibility into the everyday details of your laboratories—and give you a way to troubleshoot issues before they snowball into compliance nightmares.
Stated differently, effective audits can drive organizational excellence.
What does it mean to run “effective” audits? Many companies still rely on manual audit processes, such as paper forms and spreadsheets, to collect and manage audit data. These manual methods can be time-consuming and error-prone, and they don’t always make it easy for quality professionals to spot trends, issue timely reports, and see the big picture.